We are here to play tough cricket: Windies team manager Richie Richardson

Although Indian batsmen have been in red hot form during the just-concluded ODI series against Australia, the veteran of 86 Tests and 224 ODIs said that it won't be very easy for Virat Kohli and Co.

updated: November 04, 2013 19:09 IST
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Kolkata: An entire nation might be celebrating Sachin Tendulkar's upcoming farewell series but former West Indies captain and the team's current manager Richie Richardson had a word of caution for the hosts stating that the Caribbeans are here to "play hard cricket".

"We're happy to be here and celebrate Sachin Tendulkar's farewell series but we're here to play hard cricket. We would be very very competitive," Richardson told reporters during an informal interaction.

Heaping praise on Tendulkar, Richarson said: "He's second to none. The appetite he has shown for scoring runs is really remarkable. His desire and dedication to play the game... It's difficult to put it in words."

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