Road Safety World Series: Mahela Jayawardene Slams Fan For Questioning His Patriotism

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Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene decided to skip the ongoing Road Safety World Series, which began on March 7 and will run through March 22.

Written By Aakash Saini | Mumbai | Updated On:
Road Safety World Series

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene was recently involved in an altercation with a fan on Twitter. After the said fan questioned Jayawardene’s patriotism for skipping the ongoing Road Safety World Series, the cricketer retaliated on the micro-blogging site. The ongoing five-team Road Safety World Series is a T20 cricket competition launched by Maharashtra’s Safety Cell for raising awareness about road safety.

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Road Safety World Series: Mahela Jayawardene hits back at fan on social media

The ongoing Road Safety World Series features some of the biggest cricketing names from India, Australia, England, West Indies and Sri Lanka. While several former players from Sri Lanka are representing Sri Lanka Legends in the tournament, their 2014 T20 World Cup-winning player Mahela Jayawardene decided to skip the event. When the Sri Lankan legend was questioned about his patriotism by a fan, the cricketer himself to Twitter and posted a response.  

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Sri Lanka Legends in Road Safety World Series

Sri Lanka Legends started their Road Safety World Series campaign with a win against Australia Legends by 7 runs. However, they lost their second match to hosts India Legends by 5 wickets. Sri Lanka Legends will now face South Africa Legends on March 13.

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