Sir Viv Richards, Javed Miandad joins a fun bike race to blow off steam

West Indian legend Sir Vivian Richards and Pakistani legend Javed Miandad recently took part in a mini cycle race to blow off steam on the sidelines of the Pakistan Junior League. The video was shared by the official Pakistan Cricket Handle on Sunday.

Richards is the mentor of the Gwadar Sharks side in the Pakistan Junior League and has joined Miandad, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Daren Sammy, Colin Munro and Imran Tahir as league mentors.

The PJL tournament began on October 6th and will end on October 22nd.

Previously, Richards was also part of PSL side’s Quetta Gladiators campaign in six out of seven editions, helping them win the title in 2019.

Richards is a two-time world champion and has averaged over 50 in Tests after his 8,540 runs in 121 games. He played 187 ODIs and scored 6,721 runs while also winning 32 Test and 118 ODI wickets.

Miandad, meanwhile, accumulated 8832 runs including 23 centuries in 124 Tests, while with the help of eight centuries he scored 7381 runs in 233 ODIs.

“I am absolutely thrilled to be reunited with my mate Javed Miandad in the Pakistan Junior League, with whom I share some great memories from our playing days. Miandad has been a fighter and a tough competitor and it will be nice to work with him in the Pakistan Junior League, which is an exciting and innovative concept,” Richards had told the Pakistan Cricket Board website after becoming a PJL mentor was.

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with Sir Vivian Richards, who remains one of the greatest players in the game. The Pakistan Junior League is an innovative and exciting concept and offers a great platform for young players. I’m sure the league will help showcase some incredible future talent who will serve Pakistani cricket for decades to come,” said Miandad, as quoted by the Pkaistan Cricket Board website.

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