BBC Sport - Sir Garfield Sobers sheds tears for West Indies cricket
Sobers sheds tears for West Indies
- From the section Cricket
West Indies legend Sir Garfield Sobers sheds tears during a news conference in Sri Lanka over the state of the game in his homeland.
West Indies are eighth in the Test rankings, above only Bangladesh and Zimbabwe.
The 79-year-old former all-rounder says it "hurts" him that too many current players in the Caribbean seem not to think about the team, but instead seek lucrative contracts in the 20-over Indian Premier League.
Sobers played 93 Tests for West Indies between 1954 and 1974, scoring 8,032 runs at an average of 57.78 and taking 235 wickets at 34.03.