The Road Safety World Series is a five-nation T20 cricket match the place a few of the greatest names in cricket from India, Australia, Sri Lanka, West Indies and South Africa took half.
Some notable gamers who performed on this Series included Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Brian Lara, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Brett Lee, Brad Hodge, Jonty Rhodes, Muttiah Muralitharan, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Ajantha Mendis and lots of extra. Former India captain, Padma Bhushan and the dwelling legend, Mr Sunil Gavaskar is the Commissioner of the Series.
The first 4 matches on this League was performed on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai earlier than the organizers determined to reschedule the match for a later date as a result of outbreak of COVID-19 and the escalating variety of circumstances worldwide. This was additionally accomplished as per authorities instruction “that no public gatherings take place in any sporting event”.
Every yr, greater than 1.5-2 lakh individuals die on Indian roads attributable to vehicular accidents; one particular person dies each four minutes and 1,214 highway accidents happen on daily basis within the nation. In the final 5 years, greater than 65 lakh individuals had been disabled utterly. It is estimated that the highway transport sector contributes to three.64% of the GDP, however highway accidents account for a 3% lack of the GDP too.
This sequence is being organised primarily to create consciousness of highway security within the nation. As cricket is probably the most adopted sport within the nation and cricketers are appeared as much as as idols, the Road Safety World Series is aimed to vary individuals’s mindset in direction of their behaviour on the roads.
Source: Media Release
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