The best I played against: Ravi Shastri posts photos with Vivian Richards and Malcolm Marshall
NEW DELHI: Indian older men Cricket team head coach and former India Cricket er Ravi Shastri on Saturday he took a stroll down memory lane and posted a nostalgic post. Shastri took to Twitter and shared photos of him with West Indies hitting legend Sir Vivian Richards and bowling icon Malcolm Marshall .
Comrades in arms. The best I played against. Privilege and honor: with Malcolm Denzil Marshall and Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards @ivivianrichards, ”Shastri tweeted.
Comrades in arms. The best I played against. Privilege and honor 🙏 - with Malcolm Denzil Marshall and Sir Isaac Vi ... https://t.co/kNHI8gSRBX - Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) 1588390225000
Richards, one of the finest batsmen to have played the game, played 121 Tests and 187 ODIs for his country. He scored 8540 runs in Test Cricket at an average of 50.23. Richards, who was known for his fearless and swashbuckling batting style, has 24 Test centuries and 45 fifties under his belt. He also scored 11 ODI tons.
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On the other hand, Marshall, who is still idolized by youngsters for his lethal fast bowling and his ability to take wickets on any surface, claimed 376 wickets in 81 Tests. He also has 157 wickets in 136 ODI that he played for the West Indies.
Marshal fired Shastri four times in his test career. In the ODI, the former bowler Windies sent Shastri back three times.
Shastri, an all-rounder, played 80 Tests and 150 ODI for India. He scored 3830 runs in Tests and 3108 runs in ODI. He also took 151 wickets in Tests and 129 wickets in ODI.