India Legends defeated Sri Lanka Legends by 33 runs in the final at Raipur on Saturday to win the road safety World Series for the second time in a row with to an undefeated turn from Naman Ojha and outstanding spells from Vinay Kumar and Abhimanyu Mithun.
Naman Ojha’s 108 off of 171 balls helped India score a massive 195/6 in the first inning. With his performance that produced both economy and a crucial wicket, Nuwan Kulasekara, with a score of 3/29, lead the Sri Lankan bowling table.
Sri Lankan Legend
Only Ishan Jayaratne, 51, was able to offer a strong fight to Indian bowlers led by Vinay Kumar, 3/38, in the 196-run chase.
The Sri Lankan top order, which included some well-known legends, was decimated while chasing 196 runs by speedster Vinay, spinner Rajesh Pawar, and Stuart Binny.
Yusuf Pathan broke his stand and Asela Gunaratne and Mendis helped Sri Lanka cross the 50 run threshold. Guratne was returned having only faced 19 balls. Ojha and Binny quickly dragged Mendis outside. Back in the chase for 85 runs were half of the SL teams.