Street Security World Sequence: India Legends beat West Indies Legends in a thriller to enter last | Cricket Information
India Legends superior to the ultimate of the Street Security World Sequence on Wednesday after beating West Indies Legends by 12 runs within the thrilling first semifinal on the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Worldwide Cricket Stadium in Raipur.
After put to bat first, India Legends rode on skipper Sachin Tendulkar’s 65 and Yuvraj Singh’s unbeaten 49 to build up 218/3 on the finish of 20 overs.
47-year-old Tendulkar smashed six fours and three sixes throughout his whirlwind knock which additionally included an excellent wanting pull shot, whereas Yuvraj Singh smashed 6 sixes, out of which four came in a single over of Mahendra Nagamootoo. Additionally, Virender Sehwag and Yusuf Pathan contributed with bat having scored quickfire 35 and 37 respectively to assist the hosts set a difficult goal for the Windies.
Chasing 219-run to win, Brian Lara-led West Indies went neck-to-neck with their opposition with the assistance of Dwayne Smith (63) and Narsingh Deonarine (59) and saved Tendulkar’s aspect underneath strain for many a part of their innings.
Needing 24 in 12 balls, Indian seamers R Vinay Kumar and Irfan Pathan bowled their coronary heart out to assist their win which was as soon as going the guests’ means.
Vinay Kumar took two wickets of — captain Brian Lara (46) and Tino Greatest at an important juncture within the 18th over that introduced them again into the sport, whereas Pathan gave simply 5 runs within the final over as India restricted West Indies Legends for 206/6, thus profitable the match by 12 runs.
With the victory, India enter the ultimate of the match, the place they are going to meet the winner of the semifinal 2 – Sri Lanka or South Africa, on March 21.
Transient scores: India Legends 218/3 in 20 overs (Sachin Tendulkar 65, Yuvraj Singh 49*, Yusuf Pathan 37*, Virender Sehwag 35, Mohd Kaif 27; Tino Greatest 2/25) beat West Indies Legends 206/6 in 20 overs (Dwayne Smith 63, Narsingh Deonarine 59*, Brian Lara 46; R Vinay Kumar 2/26) by 12 runs.