Viv Richards

  • Embarrassed to break Viv Richards' record, says Amla 09-12-2013 08:47 AM

    Durban: Prolific South African batsman Hashim Amla on Sunday said he was "a bit embarrassed" to have overtaken West Indian legend Sir Viv Richards' record of being the quickest batsman to reach the 4000-run mark in ODIs. During his knock of 100 runs in the second one-dayer against India, Amla...
  • Virat Kohli equals Viv Richards, fastest to reach 5000 ODI runs 21-11-2013 08:27 PM

    Kochi: Virat Kohli continues to scale new peaks, with his 86 in the first ODI against West Indies here on Thursday putting him level with batting legend Vivian Richards as quickest to 5000 ODI runs. Both have done it in 114 innings. Kohli, needing 82 to enjoy the company of...
  • Was Richards a victim of match-fixing against India in 1983 Test? 10-05-2013 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Almost 30 years after his dubious lbw decision in the Feroz Shah Kotla Test against India, West Indies' legend Vivian Richards has disclosed that there was something fishy in the manner he was given out. It was said that after his dismissal during the drawn second Test between...
  • T20 has given cricket new lease of life: Viv Richards 08-05-2013 07:50 PM

    Mumbai: West Indies bating great Sir Viv Richards had once feared that Test cricket will die down a slow death due to low turnout of fans but the advent of Twenty20 format has instilled a fresh lease of life into the game. "At one point, I felt that Test cricket...
  • I wanted to be a combination of Richards and Gavaskar: Tendulkar 26-04-2013 06:23 PM

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar, one of the greatest batsman the game has ever seen, on Friday said it was important to have heroes in life and he himself wanted to be a combination of his childhood idols Vivian Richards and Sunil Gavaskar. "Every person likes his own identity and that is...
  • Viv's advice came in handy, says Sehwag after scoring 95 21-04-2013 08:14 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils Sunday snapped their six-game losing streak in IPL 6 just a day after Sir Vivian Richards joined them as adviser and Virender Sehwag straight away credited his side's thumping win over Mumbai Indians to the legendary West Indian. Sehwag, who stroked his way to an unbeaten...
  • Vivian Richards to mentor Delhi Daredevils 20-04-2013 08:36 PM

    New Delhi: West Indian great Vivian Richards joined the Delhi Daredevils in an ambassadorial and advisory role on Friday. "I am looking forward to working with the Delhi Daredevils this season," Richards said after his maiden interaction with the team. "I know the team has many players of proven quality...
  • Ramdin criticised over taunt on Viv 13-06-2012 01:39 PM

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  • Ramdin fined for Viv gesture 11-06-2012 10:44 PM

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