‘It is the most toughest league around the world’ Viv Richards praises PSL


Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, the former West Indian great batsman, had praised the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and called it the toughest league around the world.

“The quality cricket in PSL makes it one of the most prominent leagues around the world,” said one of the most prolific batsmen in the history of cricket.

Richards while talking to the HBL PSL 2019 Website said that the PSL has produced some top quality young players who changed the core of Pakistan’s cricket.

“It’s been great watching some young players proving themselves and making the most of the platform like PSL,” said Richards who has been inspired with the fast bowling talent came out of the PSL.

Former West Indian cricketer is amazed by the fighting spirit of the young players who show courage till the last ball of the match. “It makes me more excited when I see young guns putting up lots of efforts to win the match,” said Richards who believes that Pakistan has a bright future ahead.

Richards credited the PSL for the return of international cricket in Pakistan after almost ten years. He opined that playing at home conditions is important for every sporting nation.

“It is more encouraging when you play before the home crowd and I am sure that Pakistani cricket fans will see the complete revival of international cricket soon,” he said.

Richards is looking forward to tour Pakistan once again as he had some valuable memories when he last time toured the country last year. “I played golf and had a great time in Pakistan last year. I visited houses of friends and the team owners and had a fun time overall,” said Richards.

It is pertinent to mention here that Richards had played 121 Tests and 187 one-day internationals for West Indies.