India Legends defeated West Indies Legends by 13 runs to storm into the final of the Highway Security World Series T20 right here.
Sachin Tendulkar led the best way with a half-century (65, 42b, 6×4, 3×6), Virender Sehwag scored an entertaining 35 (17b, 5×4, 1×6) and Yuvraj Singh went on a six-hitting spree (49, 20b, 1×4, 6×6) as India posted 218 for 3 in final evening’s semifinal conflict.
Chasing 219, West Indies was restricted to 206 for six.
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Pacer R. Vinay Kumar took two West Indian wickets – captain Brian Lara (46, 28b, 4×4, 2×6) and Tino Finest – at an important juncture within the 18th over and it introduced India again into the sport. Dwayne Smith’s 63 (36b, 9x4s, 2x6s) and Narsingh Deonarine’s 59 (44b, 5x4s, 2x6s) went in useless as West Indies couldn’t repeat its efficiency towards the England Legends and bowed out.
For India, the 19th over proved productive as India’s whole ballooned in direction of the enterprise finish of the innings. Yuvraj slammed six sixes within the final two overs. The 19th over noticed Yuvraj hit leggie Mahendra Nagamootoo for 4 hits over the rope whereas the subsequent two got here within the final over of Suleiman Benn.