WATCH – ‘Broken Bahubali’ Yuvraj Singh Gets Royal Welcome After Winning Road Safety World Series
Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh was at his sublime best as he helped India Legends seal win in the final of the Road Safety World Series on Sunday in Raipur. But the legend suffered a calf injury during the match. But he was welcomed to the team hotel in a rousing ‘Bahubali’ manner, and he was also seen dancing his way back.
He posted the video online, and captioned it, “Broken Bahubali”.
Earlier, An all-round show by Yusuf Pathan helped India Legends beat Sri Lanka Legends by 14 runs to win the Road Safety World Series 2020-21 at Raipur on Sunday. Put in to bat first, India made 181 for 4 with Yusuf smashing an unbeaten 62 off 36 and Yuvraj making 60 off 41.
In reply, Sri Lanka made 167 for 7 with Yusuf returning figures of 2 for 26 while Irfan Pathan got 2 for 29. Yusuf was the man of the final.
India were reduced to 35 for 2 with Virender Sehwag and S Badrinath falling cheaply but Sachin Tendulkar provided a stable base making 30 off 23. Yuvraj and Yusuf then carried on, Yusuf accelerating towards the end to power India to a huge score.
Sri Lanka got a stable start with Tillakaratne Dilshan and Sanath Jayasuriya adding 62 for the opening wicket but they collapsed in the middle to be reduced to 91 for 4. Yusuf made the crucial breakthroughs, dismissing both Dilshan and Jayasuriya.
Chinthaka Jayasinghe (30) and Kaushalya Weeraratne (38 off 15) stretched the game but Manpreet Gony, Irfan Pathan and Munaf Patel held their nerves in the end to win the trophy for India.