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India Legends beat Australia Legends by five wickets in the first semi-final match of the Road Safety World Series. With this win, the Indian team has made it to the finals. In the title match, he will face the team of Sri Lanka or West Indies. In this match, Australia Legends, batting first, made a big score of 171 runs for the loss of five wickets. In reply, India Legends also chased down the target with four balls to spare for the loss of five wickets.
India captain Sachin Tendulkar had won the toss and decided to bowl first. Australia got off to a good start batting first. Captain Watson and Doolan shared a 60-run partnership. Watson scored 30 and Dooley scored 35. After this Ben Dunk played an innings of 46 runs. In the end, Cameron White scored 30 and Haddin made 12 to take the teams score to 171. Abhimanyu Mithun and Yusuf Pathan took two wickets each for India. While Rahul Sharma took one wicket.
A terrific comeback from the @India__Legends courtesy some brave hitting from Naman Ojha and @IrfanPathan later in the order as the men in blue seal their spot in the finals!#INDLvsAUSL #RoadSafetyWorldSeries #RSWS #YehJungHaiLegendary pic.twitter.com/TRbwfw5vhQ— Road Safety World Series (@RSWorldSeries) September 29, 2022
Chasing the target of 172 runs, Indias start was not special. Captain Sachin left the team on the score of 38 runs. He scored just 10 runs. After this, wickets kept falling at one end. Suresh Raina got out after scoring 11 and Yuvraj 18, but Naman Ojha remained frozen at one end. He scored 90 runs in 62 balls. His innings included seven fours and five sixes. In the end, Irfan Pathan scored 37 runs in 12 balls to give victory to Team India. Irfan hit four sixes and two fours. Naman Ojha also got the PLAYER OF THE MATCH award for scoring 90 runs.