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AUS L v IND L: The first semi-final match of the Road Safety World Series 2022 is slated to be played between Australia Legends and India Legends at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur on Wednesday. India Legends played 5 matches in the league stage and didn’t lose any game. They won 2 and the rest of the three matches got abandoned due to rain.

AUS L v IND L: India Legends Preview

The Legends in Blue, eventually, finished the league stage in the second position on the points table. In their last game against England, India posted a mammoth score of 170 runs on the board, courtesy of valuable contributions from Tendulkar (40 off 20) and Yuvraj Singh (31 off 15).

Sachin Tendulkar and Co. then restricted England to 130 and, thus, won the match by 40 runs. Rajesh Pawar starred with the ball as he picked three wickets for 12 runs in just 3 overs. Overall, Stuart Binny has scored the most runs for the team. He has 100 runs to his name in 4 matches at an average of 100.

With the ball, Pragyan Ojha has been the pick of the bowlers. He has claimed 6 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 15.83.

AUS L v IND L: Australia Legends Preview

On the other hand, Australia won 3 matches and lost 1 out of five in the tournament. They are coming into this game on the back of two consecutive wins. In their last match, England set a total of 160 runs against the Aussies. In pursuit of the target, Australia chased down the score in just 13.4 overs.

Shane Watson gave the team a beautiful start as he scored 47 runs in just 26 deliveries, including 7 fours and 2 sixes. However, it was Ben Dunk, who just stole the show. He played an unbeaten knock of 42 runs in just 13 deliveries, a knock which was studded with 3 fours and 4 sixes. Later, Brad Hodge guided the team home with an unbeaten 33 off 16 balls.

Australia is a team in form and the semi-final match on Wednesday is expected to be a cracker of a contest.

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Pratik Pathak
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