Cricket is sometimes called a gentleman’s sport due to the wholesome sportman spirit it highlights
A few days in the past, former Pakistan Worldwide Airways (PIA) spokesperson Danyal Gilani took to Twitter to put up a video from again within the day exhibiting this sportsman spirit displayed by West Indies participant Viv Richards.
The video is from a Pakistan vs West Indies match. In it, Richard bowls to a Pakistani batsman, who makes an attempt to drive the ball. Nevertheless it ricochets off the runner and goes straight into Richards’ fingers.
The one downside was, the ball ended up in Richards’ fingers when the runner was midway by way of the pitch and clearly in need of his crease. The West Indian might have simply ran him out.
To everybody’s shock and shock, Richards walked away with the ball with out dislodging the bails and signalled to the batsman to reclaim his place throughout the crease. The West Indian legend felt he did not earn the run-out and therefore, gave the batsman a brand new life.
Many individuals on social media stated it was Pakistani batsman Javed Miandad. Nevertheless, as a result of poor high quality of the video, it might probably’t be ascertained whether or not it was Miandad or not.
The gang could be heard instantly giving an enormous spherical of applause to the West Indian cricketer over his beneficiant act.
A towering cricketer throughout his period, Richards was a really deadly batsman who might single-handedly flip the sport round by ripping bowling assaults to shreds.
The West Indian icon scored 24 centuries from the 121 Check matches he performed at a powerful common of fifty.23, scoring 8,540 runs in complete.
He’s thought of by many as the best batsman ever to grace the sport.