The final of the Road Safety Series will be played between India and England on 21st March at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM local time IST and it will be telecasted live on Colors Cineplex, Jio Cricket, Rishtey Cineplex, Colours Kannada Cinema, and also on Voot.
India Legends will take on SriLanka Legends in the Final match on 21st March. Both the teams have done exceptionally well throughout the series and that’s why they are rightly at the top of the points table.
India Legends have won five out of six matches but the job is not yet done. They have really good chances to win the final. Their batters have to perform really well to set a good total because their bowling department is not that lethal. They will come as favourites in the match.
On the other hand, Sri Lanka legends are also a balanced side. Sri Lankan cricket team has been known for its tactics. They have won several matches in the past by executing the tactics. They have some really good match winners.
It is expected to have a clear sky and we can expect a full match. The humidity is expected to be 57 per cent. There are chances of dew in the second innings. The temperature would be hovering around 27 to 29 degree Celsius.
Last time some IPL matches were played on this ground. The pitch looks balanced. The average first inning score is 146. The pitch helps the chasing team a little more. It is highly anticipated that whoever wins the toss would go for bowl first as dew will play an important in the latter half of the match.
Average first inning score:
146 (Based on last 5 matches)
Record of chasing teams:
Won- 4, Lost- 1, Tie- 0 (Based on last 5 matches)
India Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Virender Sehwag: We know how destructive he can be if he gets his day. He can kill the match there only. Opposite teams always want to out these kinds of players as quickly as possible. In last six matches of this series, he has scored 204 runs with a strike rate and average of 160.63 and 51 respectively.
Tillakaratne Dilshan has been proving himself as the best all-rounder from Sri Lanka side. In 7 matches, he has scored with a strike rate and average of 138.9 and 50 respectively. He has also picked up 12 wickets as well.
Sachin Tendulkar: He has to perform and have to be right till the end if India wants to win this match. In six matches of this series, he has scored 203 runs with a strike rate and average of 140+ and 40 respectively.
Chamara Kapugedera has played only two matches so far but he can very dangerous if he gets going. In two matches, he has scored 51 runs with a strike rate of 145+.
Munaf Patel: He is the one bowler who can beat batters with his line and length. It does not have much pace but focuses on hitting the right area. He has picked up 8 wickets in six matches he played in this tournament.
Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar (c), Subramaniam Badrinath /Mohammad Kaif, Yusuf Pathan, Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, Naman Ojha (wk), Manpreet Gony, Vinay Kumar, Munaf Patel, Pragyan Ojha
Sri Lanka Legends
Tillakaratne Dilshan (c), Sanath Jayasuriya, Upul Tharanga (wk), Chintaka Jayasinghe, Chamara Silva, Kaushalya Weeraratne, Russell Arnold, Farveez Maharoof, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dammika Prasad, Rangana Herath
Chamara Kapugedera, Malinda Warnapura, Thilan Thushara Mirandu, Dulanjana Hettithantrige, Ajantha Mendis
IN-L vs SL-L Top picks for Today’s Dream 11 Match:
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options: Virender Sehwag, Tillakaratne Dilshan
Vice-captain Options: Sachin Tendulkar, Munaf Patel, Chamara Kapugedera
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for IN-L vs SL-L Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Upul Tharanga, Chamara Kapugedera
Batters – Chamara Silva, Virender Sehwag (C), Sachin Tendulkar (VC), Mohammad Kaif
All-Rounders – Chintaka Jayasinghe, Tillakaratne Dilshan
Bowlers – Munaf Patel, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dammika Prasad
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for IN-L vs SL-L Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Upul Tharanga, Naman Ohja
Batters – Chamara Silva, Sachin Tendulkar, Sanath Jayasuriya
All-Rounders – Ifran Pathan, Yusuf Pathan (VC), Tillakaratne Dilshan (C)
Bowlers – Munaf Patel, Nuwan Kulasekera, Manpreet Gony
It is advisable to pick Tillakaratne Dilshan in your Dream 11 Fantasy team.
India Legends are expected to win this match.
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