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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Viv Richards


England and West Indies to play for Richards-Botham Trophy from next series

July 24, 2020 12:44 pm

Sir Vivian Richards (R) amassed 8540 runs in 121 Test matches at an average of 50 plus with 24 hundreds, while Sir Ian Botham scored 5200 runs apart from taking 383 wickets in 102 games in traditional format.

'Grovel': The racist slur that changed Windies in 1976

June 10, 2020 11:12 am

Darren Sammy’s Insta-story about racism isn't a stray instance. In 1976, when the West Indies toured England, the team’s collective pride was whipped up by a stray word that slipped out of Tony Greig.

I wouldn't mind dying playing something that I love: Viv Richards on not wearing helmet

April 09, 2020 9:52 pm

When asked about it, the 68-year-old former cricketer said he was always aware about the risks but it didn't bother him.

Shot story: When ‘The King’ saw the heir apparent in the mirror

September 01, 2019 10:42 am

Virat Kohli deposited the ball over extra cover, hitting an inside-out shot that was beautiful in its imperfection. Watching smitten in idyllic Port of Spain, Viv Richards proposed a toast. The Indian Express brings back the moment when ‘The King’ saw the heir apparent in the mirror.

Watch: Viv Richards' epic reply to Virat Kohli on facing bouncers without helmet

August 22, 2019 3:43 pm

Virat Kohli introduced Richards saying that 'he is the greatest inspiration to all of us batsmen". The Indian skipper had a fan moment as he asked Richards questions from the golden era of West Indies.

World Cup 2019: Ton-up Babar Azam goes past Vivian Richards to scale yet another milestone

June 27, 2019 6:51 am

Babar Azam went past West Indies' legendary cricketer Viv Richards. He took 68 innings to reach the milestone, one less than Viv Richards.

India vs Australia: Magnificent performance by Indian cricket team, says Viv Richards

January 08, 2019 8:40 pm

India won the four-match series 2-1 after the Sydney Test ended in a rain-forced draw on Monday, their first ever Test series triumph on Australian soil.

India need to win overseas but have lot of ground to cover: Viv Richards

December 27, 2018 8:17 pm

Heaping praise on Indian skipper Virat Kohli's aggressive captaincy, Richards said that sledging sometimes helps the team and players bring the best out of them.

India under Virat Kohli has learnt to give it back: Viv Richards

December 21, 2018 9:40 pm

While there has been criticism for Virat Kohli's aggressive brand of captaincy, Viv Richards finds nothing wrong.

Exit lines

May 28, 2015 12:25 am

Shivnarine Chanderpaul may have denied himself a more graceful leave-taking.