Batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara are among former cricketers who will return to the field for the Road Safety World Series in India next year.
The World Series will be an annual Twenty20 tournament played between retired cricketers from five countries - Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies and India.
Tendulkar and Lara will be joined by former players including India’s Virender Sehwag, Australian Brett Lee, Sri Lankan Tillakaratne Dilshan and South Africa’s Jonty Rhodes for the tournament from Feb. 2-16 across India.
Tendulkar, 46, is the world’s leading scorer in Tests and one-day internationals, amassing more than 34,000 runs and 100 centuries in a 24-year career that ended in 2013.
In 2008, Tendulkar surpassed Lara’s record for most test runs with the West Indies left-hander having made 11,953 in the longest format of the game before retiring from international cricket in 2007.
Lara holds the record for the highest individual test score, his 400 not out against England in Antigua in 2004.
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The three-day final against Saurashtra had begun with Ajit Agarkar winning the toss and choosing to bowl first. Saurashtra made a total score of 148 runs within 76 overs. Arpit Vasavada made the highest runs for Saurashtra with 55 runs off 146 deliveries.
Kohli on Wednesday surpassed the legendary Tendulkar's tally of 5065 runs to become the Indian player with most runs in away One-day Internationals.
The sensational game helped the West Indies maintain their 13-year unbeaten run of winning Test series