As India Legends advance to the final, Irfan Pathan puts on a show, hitting four sixes against Australia Legends.
India Legends advanced to the final of the Road Safety World Series on Thursday after defeating Australia Legends thanks to a special knock from all-rounder Irfan Pathan.
India Legends advanced to the final of the Road Safety World Series on Thursday. After defeating Australia Legends thanks to a special knock from all-rounder Irfan Pathan. With India Legends in trouble, Pathan stepped up to the plate and smashed an unbeaten 39-run knock that included four sixes and two boundaries. Notably, he hit all sixes off Australia legend Dirk Nannes. Also one in the 17th over and three more in the match’s final over. Moreover, Pathan hit legendary Australia pacer Brett Lee for a four over midwicket to finish things off with just one run needed off five deliveries.
Irfan Pathan puts on a show, hitting four sixes against Australia Legends
Moreover, Sachin Tendulkar, captain of the India Legends, congratulated the players on their victory on Twitter.
“Super effort by Team India. Bowlers did a fantastic job in tough conditions yesterday. Special mention to @namanojha35 & @IrfanPathan for their knocks today. Keep going strong!” he also wrote on Twitter.
Australia Legends also scored 171 runs in 20 overs after being put in to bat.
Ben Dunk and Alex Doolan scored 46 and 35 points, respectively, while Shane Watson and Cameron White contributed 30 points each.
In response, wicketkeeper-batter Naman Ojha smashed an unbeaten 90 before Pathan finished with a quickfire 39 not out.
The winner of the second semi-final between West Indies Legends and also Sri Lanka Legends will face India Legends in the final.