India Legends would take on South Africa Legends in the 1st T20 match of the Road Safety World Series 2022. The match will be hosted at Kanpur. The match of SAL vs IL is scheduled to be played in September 2022. The scheduled match between IL and SAL would be Day/Night and will be played under flood light conditions at Kanpur.
The second season of the Road Safety World Series is all set to commence at the historic Green Park Stadium in Kanpur on Saturday. India Legends will be taking on South Africa Legends in the tournament opener in what promises to be a mouth-watering contest. Before the two teams face off, here is a stat-based prediction of who might win the toss, the predicted powerplay scores, and the eventual winner of the match.
A winning start is what Indian legends will be aiming for against South African legends. The task though won’t be easy as the Proteas are packed with a lot of quality players such as Rhodes, which includes players like Jacques Rudolph, Lance Klusner, Vernon Philander, and Johan Botha. Their pace attack is their strength, and they would like to trouble Indian batters with fiery bowling.
India has quality players in the batting and they would be yet again banking on Tendulkar to give blistering starts up front.
Match: India Legends vs South Africa Legends – match 1, Road Safety World Series
Date & Time: September 10, 7:30 PM IST
Although this is a brand new season of the competition meant exclusively for retired cricketers, India Legends won 3 of the 7 tosses last season. South Africa Legends, meanwhile, had a better toss record as they won 4 of the 6 tosses. So based on that stat, predicting South Africa Legends, meanwhile, had a better toss record as they won 4 of the 6 tosses. So based on that
Look at their performance in the previous season, predicting Sachin Tendulkar-led India Legends to win this contest. They are the defending champions and will want to start from where they left off last season.
IND-L vs SA-L Pitch Report
The first match of RSWS will be played in Kanpur. The pitch is a bit slow, and the spinners will enjoy bowling it most. 140 is the average first innings score here.
Road Safety World Series 2022, India Legends Team
Captain: Sachin Tendulkar
Vice-Captain: Yuvraj Singh
Road Safety World Series 2022, South Africa Legends Team
Captain: Jonty Rhodes
Vice-Captain: Johan Botha
Morne van Vyk
Zander de Bruyn
Team of the Day
The Team of the Day is India Legends. They were the better team last season and reached the finals where they beat Sri Lanka legends to be crowned the champions.
Predicted Power play Score and Average first innings total
147 was the first innings total in the only T20I that has been played at the Green Park Stadium so far. 48.33 was South Africa Legends’ power-play score in the last 3 T20s of the previous season. Similarly, India Legends’ average power-play score in their last 3 T20s last season was 49.33. The power play score is predicted to be between 40-55 in this fixture.