Sir Vivan Richards Backed Virat Kohli’s Aggression

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West Indies Legend Sir Vivan Richards  called Indian Captain   Virat Kohli his favourite modern day player .  Legend defended and backed Indian Team in ongoing Test series in Australia. He said, he has a liking for Indian cricket team’s aggression.

India faced  a 146-run defeat at the hands of Australia in the second Test of the four-match series earlier this week after registering a First test victory  close 31-run victory in Adelaide. The third Test begins in Melbourne on Boxing Day, before Final Test will be played in Sidney from January 3 2019.

“Indian cricket Team is not like years back (70’s, 80’s and 90’s). This team have aggression and captain like Virat Kohli drag his players to victory.  “He compete Hard

“ I love his aggression why not? They now love to give it back. That’s what cricket is all about. I love Virat’s captaincy,” Richards said during a promotional event American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine, which is part of Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG),”

 “India has a great chance to win the Series. They would have had a setback in Perth however they can win in any case. They have a skipper like Virat has “stomach to competes” Richards said. “

“I remember the days when we came here first time for 1970s, they had the best spinners in the world. What’s more, Now they have an incredible pace assault too. I believe that’s the advantage Present Indian Cricket Team has.”

He said, “For me, Sunil Gavaskar is the ‘God Father of Indian batting. The main part of Gavaskar’s 34 Test hundreds have come against the fiery West Indies pace attack of the ’70s and mid.

“Sunil Gavaskar is not playing anymore. He passed down the mantle to Sachin. Sachin Tendulkar pursued that legacy, and after that Virat Kohli. India ought to be very proud to have these people,” he said.”

Asked about Kohli’s bust up with Australian counterpart Tim Paine,” He said  I don’t think flamboyant Indian Skipper cross the line It is also part of game BCCI said the same thing. I can just follow in those strides,” he asserted.”

Asked About West Indies Test He Said, “We have experienced an bad phase, yet in game you never say never. So long we trust that we will turn it around at some stage, it’s simply matter of time. It might take longer than normal. However, sooner or later, we will be back and give our best,” he said.

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