Vivian Richards to mentor Delhi Daredevils

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Vivian Richards, the original Master Blaster and one of the most intimidating batsmen in cricket’s history, joined the Delhi Daredevils in an ambassadorial and advisory role Friday.

“I am looking forward to working with the Delhi Daredevils this season,” Richards said after his maiden interaction with the team.

“I know the team has many players of proven quality and others who have immense talent and hunger to succeed at this level and higher. It will be a great experience for me to be their sounding board and inspire them to deliver quality performances.”

Delhi Daredevils team mentor TA Sekar said the West Indian’s presence in the squad will inspire the team which is yet to win in the this Indian Premier League.

“There are a number of youngsters in the squad who can make the most of the opportunity to interact with Sir Viv and evolve as cricketers. He was keen to be with the team at the start of the season but he had prior commitments and could join us only now.”

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