India take on Bangladesh in opening match of Road Safety Series

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India Legends will take on new entrant Bangladesh Legends in the first match on March 5 as the Unacademy Road Safety World Series gets underway at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur.

England Legends will open their account against Bangladesh Legends on March 7, 2021.  All the matches will start at 7:00 pm. and will be played every day till the first semi-final on March 17 and second semi-final on March 19. The Final will be played on Sunday, March 21.

The 65,000 capacity Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur will be open for 50% attendance as per the SoP issued by the Central Government.

Match tickets are available on BookMyShow.com and prices will range from Rs 100 and Rs 1500 in the General Category tickets. All matches will be Live on COLORS Cineplex, COLORS Kannada Cinema, FTA channel Rishtey Cineplex and live stream on VOOT and Jio.

An array of stars including Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Tilakratne Dilshan, Muttiah Muralitharan and many more legends of six cricket playing nations — England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh and host India — will be back in the field to recreate the magic of old in the annual T20 cricket tournament, organized to create awareness towards road safety in the country.

As cricket is the most followed sport in the country and cricketers are looked upon as idols, this League aims to influence and change people’s mind set towards their behaviour on the roads.

The first edition of the series had to be called off after four games on March 11, 2020 due to Covid-19 situation worldwide. All remaining matches will be now played in Raipur.   

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