Sports

ICC CEO David Richardson labels India a 'well-behaved staff', Virat Kohli an awesome ambassador for cricket

New Delhi: International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO David Richardson Thursday described Indian captain Virat Kohli as an awesome ambassador...

· 1 min read >
ICC CEO David Richardson labels India a 'well-behaved team', Virat Kohli a great ambassador for cricket
New Delhi: International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO David Richardson Thursday described Indian captain Virat Kohli as an awesome ambassador for the sport and the Indian staff a “well-behaved” one after queries got here his method on Hardik Pandya’s sexist feedback on a TV present.

Richardson, who was in New Delhi for a World Cup-related promotional occasion, was inexplicably requested questions on Pandya’s unfastened discuss on ladies in a TV present that led to a suspension, which has been lifted pending an inquiry for now.

File picture of David Richardson. Reuters

“That’s the issue for the member country to worry about and generally the Indian team is a well-behaved team. They come to matches and accept the umpire’s decision. They play in the right spirit,” mentioned Richardson.

“They perform very well and Virat Kohli is the great ambassador for the game. He talks passionately not about T20 cricket but Test cricket and 50-over cricket and I think all the good players want to play all formats of the game,” he added.

A query was additionally thrown at him about India’s dealing with of the Pandya challenge and all he may say was, “Yes, we hope that India would sort it out soon but from a global perspective, it’s not a huge issue.”

On to the precise cricketing issues, Richardson lauded India’s current performances and Kohli’s concentrate on health. The South African felt India are actually dominating the sport the best way Australia dominated at one level.

“I think it’s a natural progression, India always have the potential, millions of people play the game and love the game and things in this country have proved tremendously,” he mentioned.

“Their focus more on fitness, Virat Kohli is there, (Mahendra Singh) Dhoni was a catalyst for them. Their focus on bowling and fielding is better… Now they have depth in every field, fast-bowling, spinners, they have a good team at the moment,” he added.

<!–

Published Date: February 01, 2019

| Updated Date: February 01, 2019

–>

Updated Date: Feb 01, 2019 10:35:07 IST

Source

Facebook Comments