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

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 13:05

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

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 14:21

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 10:41

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

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 15:12

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 19:31

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.

Meeting of minds! King Richards chats with Sachin

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 16:09

Indian Premier League witnessed on Sunday, one of its most memorable moments when Sachin Tendulkar walked up to legendary Sir Vivian Richards, who has just been engaged as an advisor with rival team Delhi Daredevils.

Viv Richards advises Daredevils to have faith and be solid

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 15:56

Delhi Daredevils had a piece of advice from the team`s new ambassador-cum-advisor Sir Vivian Richards, who said the beleaguered outfit must have faith and be solid in mind.

Virender Sehwag is most exciting batsmen I`ve seen: Jeffrey Archer

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 10:26

Noted British writer Lord Jeffrey Archer is in awe of the way Virender Sehwag bats and considers him as the most exciting batsman ever other than the West Indies legend Sir Viv Richards.

Nobody qualified to suggest Sachin on retirement: Viv Richards

Last Updated: Saturday, December 15, 2012, 18:17

West Indian cricket legend Viv Richards has backed Sachin Tendulkar to continue despite his poor form, saying the senior Indian batsman is the best person to decide on his retirement and should continue as long as he wants.

‘Master blaster’ Richards urges ICC to cut down number of T20s

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 13:40

Caribbean legend Viv Richards has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to slash the number of Twenty20 internationals and bring proper balance between all formats of cricket.

Viv Richards joins Melbourne Stars as mentor

Last Updated: Saturday, November 17, 2012, 15:24

Batting legend Sir Viv Richards of the West Indies has been signed up by the Melbourne Stars as a mentor for the team during the second edition of the Twenty20 Big Bash League.

Master Blaster Viv Richards to join Big Bash side Melbourne Stars as `mentor`

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 14:24

Legendary West Indian batsman Viv Richards will act as mentor for the Melbourne Stars during the Big Bash League that begins on December 7.