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Sir Viv Richards

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Viv Richards' 189* - best ODI knock ever played

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

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Viv Richards schools Gower's Boys with fastest Test century

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

Wouldn’t mind dying playing something I love - Viv Richards on Shane Watson's podcast

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

Fitness Enhances Skill

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

Phil Simmons compares Chris Gayle with Sir Vivian Richards

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

Lord's Taverners celebrate 65th anniversary in Antigua

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

Rewind To...Sir Viv Richards on beating England in 1976 - Cricket World TV

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

My Cricket Inspiration...Phil Tufnell on Botham, Richards and others - Cricket World TV

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

My Cricket Inspiration...Dwayne Smith on Sir Viv, Sir Garry & others - Cricket World TV

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