Ravi Shastri, the pinnacle coach of Team India, took a visit down reminiscence lane on Saturday as he posted a few nostalgic footage of himself together with his “brothers in arms”. Ravi Shastri shared throwback footage with former West Indies greats Malcolm Marshall and Viv Richards. “Brothers in arms. The best I played against. Privilege and honour Folded hands – with Malcolm Denzil Marshall and Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards @ivivianrichards,” Ravi Shastri captioned the picture on Twitter.
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) May 2, 2020
Viv Richards was thought of as one of the best batsman of his period. Richards performed 121 Tests and 187 One-Day Internationals for the West Indies. The hard-hitting batsman from Antigua scored 8540 runs within the longest format of the sport and 6721 runs within the restricted overs format.
Malcolm Marshall, however, was one of the fearsome fast-bowlers that ever performed the sport.
During his 13-year lengthy profession, Marshall picked up 376 Test wickets in 81 appearances for his nation. In ODIs, he managed to seize 157 scalps.
India defeated the West Indies in 1983 World Cup closing to assert their maiden world title.
Shastri was a part of India’s profitable 1983 World Cup marketing campaign and after representing the nation for 11 years, he took over the reigns from Anil Kumble to turn out to be the pinnacle coach of the crew.
In 2018, Shastri helped the crew to register their maiden Test collection win in Australia.
India went onto defeat Australia 2-1 on their residence soil within the four-match collection for the primary time in 71 years.