An abject Pakistan were completely blown away by a mighty performance from West Indies, as the Caribbean travelers triumphed by 7 wickets. The lasted a total duration of approximately 35 overs, with Pakistan’s batting being bundled out in the space of just 21.4 overs.
A shocking start to their World Cup campaign, Pakistan’s humiliation caused a bittersweet reaction from cricketing legend Sir Vivian Richards. While his nation cruised to an emphatic win, Viv Richards empathized with the Pakistan unit and remarked that he expected much better from them.
“They're much better players than this, I've spent some time with them at the PSL and I'm disappointed with what I'm seeing from Pakistan today,” he said.
Viv has been involved in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) since its inception, playing the role of the mentor of the Sarfaraz Ahmed-led Quetta Gladiators.