Sir Viv Richards
Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Sir Viv Richards, Jeff Dujon and Malcolm Marshall's retirement leaves huge void in West Indies team
August 12, 1991 - Even the best of teams suffer when a top player says goodbye to the game. And when three big names call it a day together, the void is too big to fill.
12 August 2020
England and the West Indies will compete for a new Richards-Botham Trophy when they next meet in a Men’s Test series to pay tribute to two of their greatest players whose rivalry and friendship embodies the close relationship and mutual respect between the two sides.
23 July 2020
May 31, 1984 - By the mid-80s, Viv Richards had established himself as the greatest ODI player across the world
31 May 2020
Who would have predicted that: Viv Richards becomes first player to score century and take 5 wickets in an ODI
Apart from being the most dominating batsman to set foot on the cricket field and scoring at an average of over 50 in Tests and 47 in ODIs, do you know that Viv Richards also has 32 Test wickets and 118 ODI wickets
24 May 2020
April 15, 1986 - While England were trying to save the Test and thus the whitewash, it was in the best interest of West Indies to force the issue. An attacking batsman by default, this was the perfect scenario for Richards to go all out.
15 April 2020
The first episode of Shane Watson's podcast series ‘Lesson Learnt with the Greats’ featuring West Indies all-rounder Vivian Richards is pure gold for the classic cricket fans, who like everyone else, are stuck at their homes.
10 April 2020
Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Viv Richards and Richie Richardson turn up the heat against Australia
April 9, 1984 - In the 25-year period from 1976 to 2000, West Indies won 20 out of their 23 home series. This was when West Indies cricket was at its peak, in the mid-1980s, during a 18-year period they didn't lose a single series at home.
9 April 2020
Harsha Bhogle was moderating a debate in TV. He asked Adrian La Roux, the then Indian team fitness coach, “ How much difference modern fitness training would have made had Garry Sobers, Ian Botham and Sunil Gavaskar were exposed to it?
4 May 2018
West Indies coach Phil Simmons said that Chris Gayle's ability to destroy bowling attacks on his day can only be compared with the exploits of Sir Vivian Richards.
17 March 2016
The Lord's Taverners celebrated their 65th anniversary by going on tour to Antigua with a team of celebrities as well as current and former professional cricketers.
22 October 2015
Take a look back into our archives watch and this clip of West Indian legend Sir Viv Richards telling us how he and his side motivated themselves to beat England in 1976.
28 September 2015
Former England and Middlesex spinner Phil Tufnell names Sir Ian Botham and Sir Viv Richards among the players that inspired him when he was young.
13 September 2015
When we asked West Indies international Dwayne Smith to tell us about players who had inspired him when he was getting into the game, he produced a veritable list of great players from around the world.
6 September 2015