Port of Spain: Virat Kohli’s growing list of admirers has a high-profile addition, Vivian Richards’ son, Mali. Kohli was an instant hit with the Richards family after he slammed his maiden Test double century to anchor India to an innings and 92-run win against the West Indies in Antigua.
Mali Richards, who has played 18 first class matches, now owns an art gallery – The House of Creativity. His dad, who had virtually every stroke in the book, was one of the most innovative batsmen during his times. Now, Mali and his artist friends have a new inspiration – Virat Kohli.
Mali presented Kohli with a painting of his double hundred scored at the Sir Vivian Richards’ Stadium in Antigua.
“We were excited when we found out that Kohli is going to be Antigua for the first Test. We wanted to do something creative for him but back then we did not know the exact date of his arrival,”.