West Indies Legends will be led by Brian Lara in the Road Safety World Safety Series. The tournament will commence from where it was called off last year, owing to pandemic. Brian Lara’s men had played two matches last year against India Legends and South Africa Legends. They were beaten convincingly by both teams and are currently on the bottom of the table.
Dwayne Smith, former all-rounder will take part in tournament this year. West Indies will open their encounter against Sri Lanka legends on March 6, which will be the third league game for both the sides.
Captain: Brian Lara
West Indies Legends Squad
Brian Lara, Dinanath Ramnarine, Adam Sanford, Carl Hooper, Dwayne Smith, Ryan Austin, William Perkins, Mahendra Nagamootoo, Pedro Collins, Ridley Jacobs, Narsingh Deonarine, Tino Best, Sulieman Benn
Key Players for West Indies Legends
Dwayne Smith is a part of the West Indies squad this time around. He is expected to open the innings and get his team off to a flying start. Smith is known for his aggressive style of play. He can be a decent option with the ball as well, picking up wickets consistently with his medium pace.
Sulieman Benn, the left-arm spinner will be prove to be a vital part of the West Indies squad. Benn picked up a wicket each last year, which included a priced scalp of Sachin Tendulkar. The Indian conditions will assist the spinners throughout the tournament.
Tino Best, the right-arm pacer picked up two wickets against South Africa Legends last year. In his four overs, he conceded just 12 runs and was the standout bowler for his team. West Indies will bank on Tino Best to carry over his form from last year.
Best Playing XI
West Indies Legends: Dwayne Smith, Ridley Jacobs, Brian Lara, Narsingh Deonarine, William Perkins, Carl Hooper, Ryan Austin, Pedro Collins, Tino Best, Sulieman Benn, Dinanath Ramnarine