Sachin Tendulkar to lead Indian Legends in Road Safety World Series Season 2

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Sachin Tendulkar to lead Indian Legends in Road Safety World Series Season 2
Sachin Tendulkar to lead Indian Legends in Road Safety World Series Season 2

Sachin Tendulkar to lead Indian Legends in Road Safety World Series Season 2

Retired cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will lead defending champions India Legends in the second edition of the Road Safety World Series (RSWS), which is set to be played from September 10 to October 1, 2022 in Kanpur, Raipur, Indore, and Dehradun.

The first round to held in Kanpur, while the semifinals and championship game will held in Raipur. The 22-day event is played primarily to raise awareness for road safety in the nation and around the world. The New Zealand Legends are the new team in this edition and will play alongside the Legends of India, Australia, Sri Lanka, the West Indies, South Africa, Bangladesh, and England during that time.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the Ministry of Information & Technology, and the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports of the Government of India all support the Road Safety World Series (RSWS). According to a press statement from the organisers, Professional Management Group (PMG) is the event management partner, and 27th Sports, backed by US-based 27th Investments, is the league’s exclusive marketing rights holder.

Speaking about RSWS Season 2, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Government of India, said:

“The Road Safety World Series is a very good initiative to create awareness towards road safety through cricket. We want every individual in this country to be aware. And also obey every rules and regulations while on the road. And for that to happen, we have to create awareness among the people. I strongly believe that this series will be able to do. And also achieve the goal of saving lives on Indian roads.”

Anurag Thakur, Union Minister Information & Technology and Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India said, “I am sure the RSWS will drive social change and also work as an ideal platform to influence people’s mind-set towards their behaviour on the road and road safety.”

The former BCCI chief also said that he “extremely delighted to know that legends from eight countries i.e. Australia, West Indies, South Africa, England, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka. And also hosts India are going to participate in this tournament”.