Road Safety World Series 2020-21, Match 5: IN-L vs BD-L Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Road Safety World Series 2020-21, Match 5: IN-L vs BD-L Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Virender Sehwag is a must pick for your Dream11 fantasy team.

Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 5th match of the Road Safety World Series 2020-21 will be played between India Legends and Bangladesh Legends on 5th March at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM local time and IST and it will be streamed live on Colors Cineplex, Rishtey Cineplex, Colours Kannada Cinema, and also on Voot.


The Road Safety World Series is back in action after a long gap of one year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We know it is a unique tournament where cricketing legends who are all retired from cricket will be part of this and going to entertain the fans for the next 2 weeks. Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur will be hosting all the rescheduled fixtures.

India Legends will take on Bangladesh Legends in the 5th match of the Road Safety World Series. The god of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar will be leading India Legends. The team is comprised of some big names in the likes Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, and the Pathan brothers. They have already won of 2 their fixtures prior to the rescheduling of the tournament.

On the other hand, Bangladesh Legends are one of the new two teams who will be participating this year as Australia Legends are opted out of this tournament. Khaled Mahmud, Mohammad Rafique, Khalid Mashud are the notable names in the Bangladesh Legends line-up. It will be interesting how both the teams approach the game since they are playing after a long gap.

IN-L vs BD-L Weather Report for Match 5:

It will pretty hot in the day in Raipur with the maximum temperature reaching 36 degrees Celsius, whereas the evenings will be much cooler with the temperature ranging between 31 and 23 degrees Celsius. There is no chance of precipitation for this match.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium has hosted 6 IPL matches till now, The team batting second has won the majority of the matches. It’s not a high-scoring venue but the surface here will make the game very competitive. Anything over 150-160 is a defendable score on this wicket.

Average first innings score:

143 (Last 5 matches played on this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won ­– 4, Lost –1, Tie – 0

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Injury and Availability News:

Aftab Ahmed has tested positive for COVID-19 and has not travelled with Bangladesh Legends

IN-L vs BD-L Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

India Legends

Sachin Tendulkar (c), Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif, Yusuf Pathan, Naman Ojha (wk), Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, Vinay Kumar, Manpreet Gony, Zaheer Khan, Pragyan Ojha


Noel David, Munaf Patel, Subramaniam Badrinath

Bangladesh Legends

Nafees Iqbal, Javed Omar, Rajin Saleh, Abdur Razzaq, Mushfiqur Rahman, Khalid Mashud (wk), Khaled Mahmud, Mohammad Rafique, Mehrab Hossain, Nazimuddin, MD.Sharif


Mohammad Nazimuddin, Mamoon Rashid, Alamgir Kabir, Hanan Sarkar

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IN-L vs BD-L Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Virender Sehwag has been one of the most destructive openers for India in the past. In the Road Safety World Series tournament opener, he blasted the West Indian bowlers, scoring 74 runs in 57 balls.

Irfan Pathan played some remarkable shots in the previous game against Sri Lanka Legends. He came to bat when India Legends were struggling at one point at 62/4 and scored a match-winning knock of 57 runs from 31 balls.

Zaheer Khan will be a good pick for your Dream11 fantasy team, he has got good variations. In 2 matches he has picked up 3 wickets at an economy of 8.12 runs per over.

Nafees Iqbal is a decent buy for your Dream11 fantasy team. He has played 16 ODIs and 11 Test matches for Bangladesh and has scored close to 1000 runs combined.

All-rounder Khaled Mahmud has played 77 ODIs for Bangladesh in his career and scored 991 runs at an average of 14.36, while with the ball, he has picked 67 wickets with the best figures of 4/19.

Khalid Mashud was a reliable wicketkeeper during his stint for Bangladesh. He has played 126 ODI matches for Bangladesh and scored 1818 runs at an average of 21.9.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Virender Sehwag, Yusuf Pathan, Naman Ojha

Vice-Captain Options – Irfan Pathan, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for IN-L vs BD-L Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Naman Ojha, Khalid Mashud

Batters – Yusuf Pathan, Virender Sehwag (c), Nafees Iqbal

All-Rounders – Irfan Pathan (vc), Yuvraj Singh, Khaled Mahmud

Bowlers – Zaheer Khan, Mohammad Rafique, Abdur Razzaq

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for IN-L vs BD-L Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Khalid Mashud

Batters – Sachin Tendulkar (vc), Yusuf Pathan (c), Virender Sehwag, Mohammed Kaif, Rajin Saleh

All-Rounders – Irfan Pathan

Bowlers – Vinay Kumar, Pragyan Ojha, Abdur Razzak, Mohammad Rafique

Expert Advice:

Virender Sehwag is a must pick for your Dream11 fantasy team. He was a nightmare for every bowler when he was playing international cricket.

Today’s IN-L vs BD-L Probable Winners:

India Legends are expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.