Pathan’s two for 26 helped restrict Sri Lanka to 167/7 in 20 overs while they chased a target of 182 at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium. Sanath Jayasuriya top-scored with 43 while captain Tillakratne Dilshan failed to click this time, scoring just 21.
Earlier, Yuvraj Singh and Pathan went on a rampage by slamming half centuries to see India Legends put up a challenging total of 181 for four wickets in 20 overs.
WOW 🤩 …. ECSTATIC… Over the Moon! Well played #TeamIndia! 🎉🏏#RoadSafetyWorldSeries https://t.co/PIWF2ONQv0
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) 1616355232000
Yuvraj scored an entertaining 60 off 41 balls with four boundaries and as many sixes while Pathan remained unbeaten on 62 off 36 balls, with four hits to the boundary and five sixes. Other than those two big knocks, Tendulkar made a classy 30 that included five boundaries.
Well done youngsters !!! 🤪🤪🤪 congratulations #indian legends @sachin_rt @virendersehwag @MohammadKaif… https://t.co/kxJdNgUf67
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) 1616352420000
For the Sri Lankans, none of the bowlers were impressive as Rangana Herath, Sanath Jayasuriya, Farveez Maharoof and Kaushalya Weeraratne took one wicket each.
The tournament’s leading wicket-taker and Sri Lanka’s match-winner, Dilshan, returned empty-handed, giving away 25 runs in two overs.
Was fun to play the #RoadSafetyWorldSeries2021 and to spend time in the park with friends and winning the tournamen… https://t.co/xydLh2CLFd
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 1616350890000
Brief Scores: India Legends 181/4 in 20 overs (Yusuf Pathan 62 not out, Yuvraj Singh 60, Sachin Tendulkar 30) beat Sri Lanka legends 167/7 in 20 overs (Sanath Jayasuriya 43, Chinthaka Jayasinghe 40, Kausalya Weeraratne 38; Yusuf Pathan 2/26, Irfan Pathan 2/29) by 14 runs
Even after so many years, nothing compares to that winning feeling! #champions #teamwork #roadsafetyworldseries https://t.co/PTXCpLMpDC
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) 1616350706000
Ye team Hai apni🙌 #india https://t.co/pno0yZX4WD
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) 1616366004000
What a game of cricket! Thrilled to be a part of the champion team. This victory will be remembered for a long time… https://t.co/gVnU1GTNiW
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) 1616350676000
Champion team, champion stuff 🤗❤️ @IndiaLegends1 #RoadSafetyWorldSeries https://t.co/slBIlIwYUu
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) 1616355465000
Was fun to be on the park again #RoadSafetyWorldSeries2021 #Champions https://t.co/R91tUKcTKP
— S.Badrinath (@s_badrinath) 1616353890000