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40 sixes in a knock of 307: Australia's Josh Dunstan breaks Vivian Richards's record

40 sixes in a knock of 307: Australia's Josh Dunstan breaks Vivian Richards's record

Whatever the grade of cricket, it's no mean feat to hit a triple century studded with 40 sixes, but West Augusta's B-team batsman Josh Dunstan did exactly that to not just amass 307 runs but also better batting legend Vivian Richards's record of highest percentage of runs in his team's total.

Oct 16, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Virat Kohli reminds me of Viv Richards: Aravinda de Silva

Virat Kohli reminds me of Viv Richards: Aravinda de Silva

Sri Lankan great Aravinda de Silva said that Virat Kohli reminds him of West Indian icon Viv Richards, who is considered by many experts as the finest and the most explosive batsman of the last 40 years.

Aug 07, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli is a mix of Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, says Shane Warne

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli is a mix of Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, says Shane Warne

Virat Kohli recently became the first Indian skipper to win six consecutive Test series in a row after India defeated Bangladesh by 208 runs in the one-off Test played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

Feb 23, 2017, 10:47 AM IST
Boxing Day Test: Australia take control over Pakistan after David Warner hits century on Day 3

Boxing Day Test: Australia take control over Pakistan after David Warner hits century on Day 3

Warner plundered his maiden century in a Boxing Day Test at the MCG and his 17th Test hundred overall.

Dec 28, 2016, 13:45 PM IST
Australia vs Pakistan: After Azhar Ali's epic 205 not out, Aussies too make solid start

Australia vs Pakistan: After Azhar Ali's epic 205 not out, Aussies too make solid start

At tea on the third day, Australia were cruising at 131 for one to trail by 312 runs with David Warner on 77 and Usman Khawaja not out 39.

Dec 28, 2016, 11:09 AM IST
WATCH: When Ravindra Jadeja emulated Kapil Dev's epic 1983 World Cup final catch

WATCH: When Ravindra Jadeja emulated Kapil Dev's epic 1983 World Cup final catch

In Chennai, Ravindra Jadeja took a similar catch to the one taken by Kapil Dev in 1983 World Cup final.

Dec 21, 2016, 17:31 PM IST
Misbah-ul-Haq to become 3rd oldest captain touring Australia; on stroke of clinching 5000 Test runs

Misbah-ul-Haq to become 3rd oldest captain touring Australia; on stroke of clinching 5000 Test runs

Steve Smith-led side will be hoping to make the most of home set-up, as hosts duly consider Gabba as their stronghold.

Dec 14, 2016, 14:29 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar rues not being able to play alongside idols Sunil Gavaskar, Viv Richards

Sachin Tendulkar rues not being able to play alongside idols Sunil Gavaskar, Viv Richards

They were my batting heroes - Sachin Tendulkar on Sunil Gavaskar and Viv Richards.

Sep 23, 2016, 16:45 PM IST
India's tour of West Indies: Virat Kohli & Co chase top ranking in final Test

India's tour of West Indies: Virat Kohli & Co chase top ranking in final Test

India lead the series 2-0 heading into the final game at the Queen`s Park Oval in Port of Spain.

Aug 17, 2016, 04:20 AM IST
Viv Richards lashes out at ICC's double standards, says all cricket rules don't apply to India

Viv Richards lashes out at ICC's double standards, says all cricket rules don't apply to India

At the recent ICC Board meeting, ICC came out with a statement that West Indies players had been "inappropriate, disrespectful and brought the event into disrepute".

Apr 29, 2016, 18:32 PM IST
Ravi Shastri's contract ends; Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly to take call on new India coach

Ravi Shastri's contract ends; Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly to take call on new India coach

The decision on the new appointment or renewal will be taken after the ICC World T20 final on Sunday.

Apr 01, 2016, 20:46 PM IST
Swashbuckling Brendon McCullum promises to 'go after the bowling again' in his final innings

Swashbuckling Brendon McCullum promises to 'go after the bowling again' in his final innings

He took mere 54 balls to slam the fastest ever Test century.

Feb 20, 2016, 23:07 PM IST
List of fastest centuries in Test cricket

List of fastest centuries in Test cricket

McCullum's love affair with Christchurch continued.

Feb 20, 2016, 09:34 AM IST
Brendon McCullum: New Zealand skipper blasts fastest ton in Test history on Day 1 in Christchurch

Brendon McCullum: New Zealand skipper blasts fastest ton in Test history on Day 1 in Christchurch

he 34-year-old is playing in his final Test before retiring.

Feb 20, 2016, 08:29 AM IST
Virat Kohli on Viv Richards comparison: Can't play fast bowlers wearing cap like him

Virat Kohli on Viv Richards comparison: Can't play fast bowlers wearing cap like him

Kohli has become the fastest to notch up 7000 runs 25 hundreds in the ODI format.

Jan 22, 2016, 17:56 PM IST
Kapil Dev defends comments about Sachin Tendulkar

Kapil Dev defends comments about Sachin Tendulkar

Kapil Dev said the master blaster was ahead of his time but failed to make the most of his talent.

Nov 02, 2015, 12:46 PM IST
Viv Richards lambasts `rotten` WICB for suspending coach Phil Simmons

Viv Richards lambasts `rotten` WICB for suspending coach Phil Simmons

WICB sacked Simmons after he went on to publicly criticize the board over team selection last month.

Oct 30, 2015, 10:07 AM IST
Low Test totals due to 'short tempered' batting: Viv Richards

Low Test totals due to 'short tempered' batting: Viv Richards

Former West Indies captain Viv Richards has said a combination of outstanding bowling and short tempered batting are the reasons low totals are lately being produced in Tests.

Aug 21, 2015, 17:15 PM IST
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Centuries set ton of records in World Cup

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Centuries set ton of records in World Cup

The opening round of the World Cup witnessed 35 centuries compared to just six in the entire 1975 tournament, seemingly proving once and for all that one-day cricket is a batsman`s game.

Mar 16, 2015, 10:36 AM IST
ICC World Cup 2015: Ricky Ponting, Viv Richards, Ian Botham back New Zealand to win the Cup

ICC World Cup 2015: Ricky Ponting, Viv Richards, Ian Botham back New Zealand to win the Cup

Three cricketing greats -- Ricky Ponting, Ian Botham and Viv Richards -- have voiced their support for the New Zealand team who they believe can clinch this year’s World Cup trophy.

Mar 13, 2015, 14:42 PM IST