Russel Arnold, Nuwan Kulasekara and Dhammika Prasad to join Sri Lanka Legends team

Road Safety World Series 2021

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Former Sri Lanka Cricketers Russell Arnold, Nuwan Kulasekara and Dhammika Prasad will be joining Sri Lanka Legends team that will participate in the upcoming Road Safety World Series which will be played in India. 

Former Sri Lanka cricketer turned international commentator Russell Arnold, Former Sri Lanka fast bowlers Nuwan Kulasekara and Dhammika Prasad are among the new players who will represent Sri Lanka Legends team in the upcoming Road Safety World Series which will be played from March 02nd to 21st in India. 

Sri Lanka Legends back in action as Road Safety World Series resumes in March

The Road Safety World Series is an annual T20 cricket tournament organized to create awareness among the Indian public towards road safety. The tournament commenced last year with the participation of legendary cricketers from five cricketing nations namely India, Sri Lanka, Australia, West Indies and South Africa.

However, the first edition of the tournament had to be called off on March 11 last year after conducting only four matches due to the outbreak of Coronavirus around the world. After break of one year, the organizers have decided to schedule the tournament at the newly built Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur, India 

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Cricketing superstars such as Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Bret Lee, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Muttiah Muralitharan who were part of the first edition of the tournament will once again be back in the action in the upcoming series.

Speaking to NewsWire, Sri Lanka Legends Team Manager Shyam Impett said that the team is set to leave the Island on the 27th of February to participate in the tournament.

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“We leave for India on the 27th of February and play our first game on the 3rd of March. The tournament continues from where it stopped. Australia won’t be a part of the tournament due to travel restrictions. However, Bangladesh and England have been added as two new entrants”. 

Sri Lanka Legends Team that participated in the tournament in 2020

Tillakaratne Dilshan (C), Dulanjana Wijesinghe, Chamara Kapugedara, Chaminda Vaas, Farveez Maharoof, Marvan Atapattu, Muttiah Muralitharan, Rangana Herath, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Sachithra Senanayake, Thilan Thushara, Thilina Kandamby, Upul Chandana.