Road Safety World Series: Sachin Tendulkar’s India Legends are champs after Yuvraj and Yusuf Pathan fireworks

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Sachin Tendulkar-led India Legends clinched the inaugural Road Safety World Series title with a 14-run win over Sri Lanka Legends in the final in Raipur on Sunday (March 21) night. India Legends posted 181/4 after batting first with Yuvraj Singh and Yusuf Pathan leading the charge. Sri Lanka Legends then fell just short of the target in spite of a blazing start by skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan and Sanath Jayasuriya. Yusuf Pathan earned the man-of-the-match award in the final. Here are some pictures to sum up the thrilling final.

All smiles for Road Safety World Series champions India Legends

ndia Legends’ Yuvraj Singh clicks a selfie with his teammates after winning the Road Safety World Series title. Pathan brothers — Irfan and Yusuf — picked up two wickets each in the final to restrict Sri Lanka Legends and clinch the title. (Source: Twitter)

Yusuf Pathan and Yuvraj Singh rain sixes

India Legends' Yusuf Pathan (left) and Yuvraj Singh rained sixes on Sri Lanka Legends in the Road Safety World Series final in Raipur. (Source: Twitter)

India Legends’ Yusuf Pathan (left) and Yuvraj Singh rained sixes on Sri Lanka Legends in the Road Safety World Series final in Raipur. Yusuf hammered 62 off 36 balls with five sixes while in-form Yuvraj chipped in with 60 off 41 balls with four sixes. (Source: Twitter)

Sanath Jayasuriya gives flying start

Sri Lanka Legends opener Sanath Jayasuriya is dismissed in the Road Safety World Series final against India Legends. (Source: Twitter)

Sri Lanka Legends opener Sanath Jayasuriya is dismissed in the Road Safety World Series final against India Legends. Jayasuriya smashed 43 off 35 balls with one six and five fours before being dismissed by Yusuf Pathan. (Source: Twitter)

Sachin Tendulkar leads opening salvo

India Legends skipper Sachin Tendulkar smashes a boundary in the Road Safety World Series final against Sri Lanka Legends in Raipur. (Source: Twitter)

India Legends skipper Sachin Tendulkar smashes a boundary in the Road Safety World Series final against Sri Lanka Legends in Raipur. Tendulkar scored 30 off 23 balls at the top of the order. (Source: Twitter)

Irfan Pathan shines with the ball

India Legends' Yusuf Pathan (left) and Sachin Tendulkar (right) celebrate a wicket picked up by Irfan Pathan in the Road Safety World Series final against Sri Lanka Legends. (Source: Twitter)

India Legends’ Yusuf Pathan (left) and Sachin Tendulkar (right) celebrate a wicket picked up by Irfan Pathan in the Road Safety World Series final against Sri Lanka Legends. All-rounder Irfan Pathan was the pick of the bowlers, claiming 2/29 in four overs. (Source: Twitter)

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