The 8th match of Road Safety World Series T20 2020-21 played yesterday between South Africa Legends and Sri Lanka Legends on Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur. In which Sri Lanka Legends defeated South Africa Legends by 9 wickets.
Sri Lanka Legends won the toss and invited South Africa Legends to bat first, South Africa Legends batted first, the entire team all out after scoring just 89 runs in 18.5 over, South Africa Legends started very badly, Loots Bosman and Alviro Petersen both openers are dismissed without scoring, Andrew Puttick scored 39 runs in 46 balls,
Zander de Bruyn scored 15 runs in 14 balls, apart from this no batsman could touch figure out of 10 runs, Makhaya Ntini scored 8 runs in 16 balls, Justin Kemp 7 runs in 9 balls, Morne van Wyk, Jonty Rhodes, Thandi Tshabalala, and Garnett Kruger scored just 2-2 runs, Nancie Hayward remains unbeaten in 1 run. In this way, South Africa Legends batted first after losing the toss, the entire team all out after scoring just 89 runs in 18.5 overs, and set a target of 90 runs in front up Sri Lanka Legends.
Sri Lanka Legends ballers performed brilliantly,
Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, and Sanath Jayasuriya took 2-2 wickets, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Ajantha Mendis got 1-1 wickets.
Sri Lanka Legends chasing 90 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 1 wicket in 13.2 over and won the match by 9 wickets. Sri Lanka Legends started well, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Sanath Jayasuriya came to start the inning and gave a good start, the first wicket fell in 23 runs, Sanath Jayasuriya dismissed after scoring 8 runs in 9 balls, next batsman Upul Tharanga came to bat, and lead the match to the victory with Tillakaratne Dilshan, Tillakaratne Dilshan played a brilliant unbeaten half-century inning of 50 runs with the help of 7 boundaries in 40 balls, and Upul Tharanga also played a brilliant unbeaten inning of 27 runs with the help of 5 boundaries in 31 balls. In this way, Sri Lanka Legends chasing 90 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 1 wicket in 13.2 over and won the match by 9 wickets.
Sri Lanka Legends bowler Rangana Herath selected for Man of the Match, he performed brilliantly took 2 wickets just for 11 runs in his spell.