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.

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.

Tendulkar, Dhoni contenders for greatest ODI cricketer
Tendulkar, Dhoni contenders for greatest ODI cricketer

The iconic Sachin Tendulkar and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among five leading contenders vying for the crown of the greatest ODI cricketer of all time.

Cricket legends swap bats for golf clubs
Cricket legends swap bats for golf clubs

 Some of the greatest cricketers in the history of the game will swap bats for golf clubs, and battle at the BMW New Zealand Open when they line up for Golf in QueenstownANZ Celebrity Challenge from March 12-15.

Virat Kohli should bat at four if team wants: Viv Richards
Virat Kohli should bat at four if team wants: Viv Richards

Virat Kohli's form may have taken a hit since dropping to number four in the batting order, but West Indian legend Sir Viv Richards feels the marauding cricketer should continue in the position if that is what the Indian team requires.

Viv Richards urges Virat Kohli to continue with his streak of aggression
Viv Richards urges Virat Kohli to continue with his streak of aggression

Cricket legend Sir Viv Richards has backed new Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli to continue playing aggressive form of cricket, saying that it brings the best out of him.

Touching #putoutyourbats Phil Hughes tribute goes viral
Touching #putoutyourbats Phil Hughes tribute goes viral

Cricket bats were pictured leaning against front doors, stadiums and statues on Friday as the spontaneous #putoutyourbats tribute to fallen batsman Phillip Hughes went viral.

Masaba's sportswear line co-designed by Viv Richards
Masaba's sportswear line co-designed by Viv Richards

Fashion designer Masaba Gupta's upcoming sportswear collection has been co-designed by her father and former West Indies cricketer, Viv Richards.

Virat Kohli becomes fastest ever to cross 6000 runs in ODIs
Virat Kohli becomes fastest ever to cross 6000 runs in ODIs

Virat Kohli, India's star batsman became the fastest ever batsman to complete 6000 runs in One-Day Internationals. The batting maestro broke former West Indian legend Viv Richards's record. Kohli achieved the feat against Sri Lanka on Sunday, after he struck a well made 53 runs. Kohli who needed 50 runs to complete the milestone, had 5950 runs in 135 innings. Viv Richards had managed to score 6000 runs in 141 innings.

From tuk, tuk to world record for Pakistan`s Misbah-ul Haq
From tuk, tuk to world record for Pakistan`s Misbah-ul Haq

 Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul Haq broke the test record for the fastest fifty and equalled the quickest century feat barely three weeks after withdrawing from the one-day side for poor form and slow batting.

Pakistan close on series win over Australia after Misbah-ul Haq's blitz
Pakistan close on series win over Australia after Misbah-ul Haq's blitz

Pakistan were on the verge of their first series win over Australia in 20 years and victory in the second Test after skipper Misbah-ul Haq rewrote the recod books with his belligerent batting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Misbah-ul Haq equals fastest Test century record
Misbah-ul Haq equals fastest Test century record

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul Haq equalled the 28-year-old record for the fastest Test century when he hit one off 56 balls on the fourth day of the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

I am proud of the team: Viv Richards
I am proud of the team: Viv Richards

Relieved that the West Indies tour of India remains on track despite the players threatening to go on strike over a pay dispute, former captain Viv Richards said the visiting team made him proud by going about its job in the "best way possible" despite the distraction back home.

Chat with Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards gave me confidence: Marlon Samuels
Chat with Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards gave me confidence: Marlon Samuels

All-rounder Marlon Samuels, who smashed a match-winning century against India in the first ODI, said a chat with legendary Clive Lloyd and Viv Richards a day before the match gave him confidence and helped him to score his career-best equalling unbeaten 126-run knock here.

Clive Lloyd wants Windies to show passion for the sport

Former West Indies cricket captain Clive Lloyd wants current players to recommit themselves to the improvement of the game in the region.

De Villiers becomes first player in Test history to make 50 in 12 consecutive Tests

South African batsman and ODI captain AB de Villiers has become the first player in the history of Test cricket to make a half-century in 12 consecutive Tests after he passed 50 in the first innings of the opening day of second Test against Australia at St George`s Park on Thursday.

Embarrassed to overtake Viv Richards` record, says Amla

Prolific South African batsman Hashim Amla 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.

What they said about Sachin Tendulkar

India`s Sachin Tendulkar, who plays his 200th and final Test from Thursday, was widely regarded by his cricketing peers as the greatest batsman since the Australian legend Donald Bradman.

Tendulkar rues not getting to play against Viv Richards

Sachin Tendulkar has some fond memories of playing alongside the legends of the 1980s in the 1992 World Cup but is still disappointed at missing out playing against his hero Vivian Richards.

T20 format has given cricket a new lease of life: Viv Richards

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.