New Delhi: Rain played spoilsport in India Legends vs New Zealand Legends match at the Road Safety World Series on Monday but Sachin Tendulkar made sure he entertained the fans with his strokes in the limited time.
India Legends’ captain Sachin Tendulkar scored 19 not out off 13 balls against New Zealand Legends before the rain stopped the game.
Sachin Tendulkar playing those lap shots like a youngster. 🙏
— Sachin Tendulkar🇮🇳FC (@CrickeTendulkar) September 19, 2022
Rain plays spoilsport in Road Safety World Series
Only 5.5 overs of play was possible at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore before rain forced the match to end without a result. His game included four fours, one of which came through a superb lap shot that is going viral on social media.
Former New Zealand pacer Kyle Mills bowled around the good length area but Tendulkar played a beautiful lap shot on it for a four towards the deep fine-leg boundary.
India Legends Shine with 49/1
In the match, India Legends managed to score 49/1. Tendulkar and Suresh Raina (9 not out) were batting at the crease when rain stopped the match.
Earlier, Naman Ojha was sent back to the pavilion by Shane Bond in the fourth over. The right-handed batsman departed after scoring 18 runs off 15 balls.
India Legends are currently in third place in the points table with 4 points from 3 games. The Indians won their opening game before the following two matches were abandoned due to rain. Sri Lanka Legends are at the top of the table with 6 points while West Indies Legends are at the second spot with 5 points.