West Indies legend Vivian Richards has slammed the ICC for its double standards when applying its rules to different teams singling out India's favourable treatment as an example. He also was furious at the treatment meted out to Darren Sammy and team for their remarks after the T20 World Cup.
The legend was particularly furious about the ICC's response to the comments by the World Cup-winning Windies and their captain Darren Sammy. In the post-match presentation, Sammy and man-of-the-match Marlon Samuels had voiced their issues with the Board.
“We had issues with the board. We felt disrespected by our board.
“This one with all that happened before the tournament, the disrespect from journalists and from our own cricket board that was out of order,” Sammy had said after the match.
The ICC had lately taken offence to the remarks and said, in an official statement, that their comments were "inappropriate, disrespectful and brought the event into disrepute" and that they would be charged for breach of the ICC's Code of Conduct for their actions.
Richards slammed the “double standards” applied saying, "I am only trying to hit back because of what they are trying to do because of Sammy's comments. They are trying to be a body that if you say this, it's out of order then you're going to be this and you're going to be that.
"When you look