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The Road Safety World Series is set to return in 2022 after a successful tournament in 2021, which featured former cricketers from 6 teams. India Legends, South Africa Legends, West Indies Legends, Sri-lanka Legends, England Legends, and Bangladesh Legends took part in the tournament. The Australia Legends were also set to take part but could not due to the COVID travel restrictions guidelines of the Australian government.

The 2021 edition saw over 150 retired international cricketers take part, including the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Brett Lee, Yuvraj Singh, Sanath Jayasuriya, Dilshan, and many more.

India won the 2021 series, Yusuf Pathan and Yuvraj Singh were the heroes who smashed 62* and 60 respectively in the finals to defeat the Lankan Legends by 14 runs in the 2021 finals. Tilakaratne Dilshan was awarded the Player of the Series.

What is the Road Safety World Series?

Road Safety World Series is a tournament founded by the chief of RTO, Thane and the Konkan region Ravi Gaikwad along with cooperation and partnership of the BCCI.

It is a tournament in which the former cricketers and the legends of the game participate from different nations to play cricket and also raise awareness about road safety. The tournament was last played in March 2021, when the India Legends defeated the Sri Lanka Legends by 14 runs to win the championship.

Road Safety World Series 2022 (RSWS 2022) latest updates

World Series on Road Safety to be postponed for 3 months-

The tournament was slated to start on June 4th, 2022 and run until July 3rd, 2022. However, the event has not started yet and is likely been postponed for at least 3 months, as per sources.

Sachin Tendulkar to be return to Road Safety World Series 2022-

The tournament is an opportunity for all cricket fans to witness the God of Cricket take the field again ever since the Master Blaster retired from international cricket. Sachin, who took part as a player in the last edition, is set to return for the 2022 Road Safety World Series as per sources. However, whether he will be in playing capacity or coaching/mentor it is not clear as of now.

Road Safety World Series 2022 Schedule

The final schedule of RSWS 2022 has not been announced officially. Here is the 2021 RSWS schedule-

RSWS 2021 Schedule

Date Match Venue
Mar 7, 2021 IND Legends VS WI Legends Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Mar 8, 2021 AUS Legends VS SL  Legends Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Mar 10, 2021 IND Legends VS SL Legends Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai
Mar 11,2021 WI Legends VS SA Legends Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai
Mar 5, 2021 IND Legends VS BAN Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 6, 2021 SL Legends VS WI Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 7,2021 ENG Legends VS BAN Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 8, 2021 SA Legends VS SL Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 9, 2021 IND Legends VS ENG Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 10, 2021 BAN Legends VS SL Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 11, 2021 ENG Legends VS SA Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 12, 2021 BAN Legends VS WI Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 13, 2021 IND Legends VS SA Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 14, 2021 SL Legends VS ENG Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 15, 2021 SA Legends VS BAN Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 16, 2021 ENG Legends VS WI Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 17, 2021, Semi-final 1 IND Legends VS WI Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 19, 2021, Semi-final 2 SL Legends VS SA Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Mar 21, 2021, Final IND Legends VS SL Legends Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Road Safety World Series 2022 Team Squad

These are the squads of the RSWS 2021 series. We will update the squads for the 2022 RSWS once they are announced.

India Legends

Subramaniam Badrinath,Ravi Gaikwad, Vinay Kumar, Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif, Pragyan Ojha, Munaf Patel, Manpreet Gony,Yuvraj Singh, Naman Ojha, Yusuf Pathan, Rajesh Pawar, Irfan Pathan, Noel David.

West Indies Legends

Brian Lara (c), Tino Best, Narsingh Deonarine, Mahendra Nagamootoo, Ryan Austin, William Perkins, Adam Sanford, Dinanath Ramnarine, Sulieman Benn,Carl Hooper, Ridley Jacobs, Dwayne Smith, Pedro Collins.

Sri Lanka Legends

Nuwan Kulasekara, Dhammika Prasad, Russel Arnold, Kaushalya Weeraratne, Ajantha Mendis,Chinthaka Jayasinghe, Upul Tharanga, Rangana Herath, Sanath Jayasuriya.

Australia Legends

Brett Lee (c), Travis Birt, Brett Geeves, Nathan Reardon, Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty, Jason Krejza, Pat Richards, Shane Lee, Ben Laughlin, Brad Haddin, Brad Hodge, Mark Cosgrove.

England Legends

Kevin Pietersen (c), Darren Maddy, Ryan Sidebottom, Owais Shah, Chris Tremlett, Monty Panesar, Kabir Ali, Gavin Hamilton, Philip Mustard, Matthew Hoggard, Jonathan Trott, James Tindall, James Tredwell, Chris Schofield.

Bangladesh Legends

Mohammad Rafique (c), Khaled Mahmud, Nafees Iqbal, Aftab Ahmed, Abdur Razzak, Khaled Mashud, Rajin Saleh, Mehrab Hossain, Alamgir Kabir, Mushfiqur Rahman, Mohammed Nazimuddin Ahmed, Mamoon Rashid, Mohammad Sharif, Javed Omar, Hannan Sarkar.

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South Africa Legends

Makhaya Ntini, Alviro Petersen, Andrew Puttick,Justin Kemp,Mornantau Hayward, Thandi Tshabalala, Zander de Bruyn, Monde Zondeki, Loots Bosman.

Road Safety World Series 2022 Points Table

The Points Table of 2022 will be updated when the tournament gets underway.

Road Safety World Series 2021 Points Table:-

TEAM MATCHES WON LOST POINTS
IND LEGENDS 6 5 1 20
SL LEGENDS 6 5 1 20
SA LEGENDS 6 4 2 16
WI LEGENDS 6 3 3 12
ENG LEGENDS 6 3 3 12
BAN LEGENDS 6 1 5 4

Due to COVID travel restrictions, Australian Legends were unable to take part.

Road Safety World Series 2022 Venue

The upcoming tournament might be played in India however there is no official confirmation yet. Jodhpur, Lucknow, and Indore might be the venues in India.

Road Safety World Series 2022 Live Score & Streaming Channels

The matches will be streamed on Voot on OTT. While on TV the matches can be viewed on Colors Cineplex.

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Conclusion

The Road Safety World Series 2022 promises to be one heck of a tournament with all the legends of cricket from around the world playing in one tournament once again. The The tournament will be a celebration for the fans who had followed cricketers who have now retired. We might also witness some great battles of the past in the tournament.

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