BARRY RICHARDS

  • Kohli has no batting peers in the Indian team, says Barry Richards February 24, 2015

    Perth: Legendary South African batsman Barry Richards feels Virat Kohli is a few notches above his contemporaries in the Indian team but still has some way to go before one can compare him with the iconic Sachin Tendulkar. "Virat Kohli undoubtedly is the best batsman in this current Indian team by...
  • Barry Richards wants ball tampering legalised February 18, 2015

    Melbourne: South African cricket legend Barry Richards called on authorities to legalise ball tampering as a way to redress what he believes is unfair imbalance between bat and ball in the modern game on Wednesday. Richards, regarded as one of the greatest South African players of all time, says he fears...
  • Former South Africa players criticize CSA February 8, 2013

    Johannesburg: Pained by CSA's refusal to honour two deceased players with a minute's silence, former players have launched a scathing attack on the national cricket board and Clive Rice even asked Cricket South Africa to stay away from his funeral in future. CSA refused to observe a minute's silence in the...
  • Aussie fans should lower expectations: Richards December 15, 2011

    Melbourne: As Australia gear up to take on India in a gruelling fourTest battle, South African batting great Barry Richards said fans Down Under should "lower their expectations" from the home team which is in transition. "Australia's come right back to the pack. Fans are just going to have to lower...
  • 'Smith will bring South African cricket back' April 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Barry Richards is considered to be one of the finest ever opening batsmen. He recently spoke to CNNIBN's Himanshu Singhal about the fast maturing Proteas captain Graeme Smith and while he is impressed with Sehwag, there is a rider. Barry Richards: I think India are the secondbest side in...