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Most Wickets in Road Safety World Series 2022: Sanath Jayasuriya Breaks Into Top Two With Four-Wicket Haul As Sri Lanka Legends Dominate List

Former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya weaved a magical spell with the ball as he ended with four wickets in one match, which saw him move to the top two of the leading wicket-takers’ list at Road Safety World Series 2022. His teammate Nuwan Kulasekara remains on top with six scalps. Another Sri Lankan, Chaturanga de Silva is in third place with four wickets while South Africa Legends’ Johan Botha and West Indies Legends’ Krishmar Santokie come in at four and five respectively. Botha has four while Santokie has three wickets so far.  Buy 2022 Road Safety World Series Tickets Online: Here Is How You Can Purchase Match Tickets for T20 Cricket Tournament in India

Road safety world series (RSWS) is a thoughtful initiative carried out to raise awareness regarding road safety through cricket. Former Indian legendary cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar is the brand ambassador of the event. The 2022 RSWS is the second edition which commenced on 10 September. India legends who are the defending champions, defeated South Africa legends in the opening match of season two.

Most Wickets in Road Safety World Series 2022

Rank Bowler Team Matches Wickets
1 Nuwan Kulasekara Sri Lanka Legends 2 6
2 Sanath Jayasuriya Sri Lanka Legends 1 4
3 Chaturanga de Silva Sri Lanka Legends 2 4
4 Johan Botha South Africa Legends 2 4
5 Krishmar Santokie West Indies Legends 1 3

Eight international teams consisting of legends from yesteryears will battle it out against each other. Cricketing greats like Jonty Rhodes, Sanath Jayasuriya, Brian Lara and Brett Lee are also part of the contest. The series will be played in the shortest format of the game. The league stages will be played in round-robin format and semi-finals as knockouts, were from top two teams will advance into the final to be played on 1 October.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Sep 12, 2022 11:20 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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