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West Indies cricket will benefit after 2019 World Cup qualification: Viv Richards

West Indies cricket will benefit after 2019 World Cup qualification: Viv Richards

The West Indies -- whose fortunes have plummeted in recent years -- were in danger of missing out after the International Cricket Council (ICC) reduced the number of teams in next year's 50-over global showpiece from 14 to 10.

Mar 27, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
Masaba Gupta shares adorable family pic on Instagram, wishes daddy Viv Richards

Masaba Gupta shares adorable family pic on Instagram, wishes daddy Viv Richards

The ace fashion designer got hitched to producer Madhu Mantena on June 2, 2015.

Mar 08, 2018, 20:32 PM IST
This is not just a purple patch for Virat Kohli, this is genuine greatness: Sourav Ganguly

This is not just a purple patch for Virat Kohli, this is genuine greatness: Sourav Ganguly

Virat Kohli's current purple patch has left a great many former players bedazzled and Sourav Ganguly, a great captain himself in his playing days, believes the 29-year-old's run with the bat is unprecedented as far as Indian batsmen are concerned.

Feb 21, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
Virat Kohli is as ruthless as Vivian Richards, believes Alvin Kallicharran

Virat Kohli is as ruthless as Vivian Richards, believes Alvin Kallicharran

Kohli's unmatched consistency to score runs across formats has been one of the most talked-about subjects in modern-day cricket, and there are few better voices than former WI captain and batting great Alvin Kallicharran to analyse that.

Feb 09, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
Virat Kohli will learn like Sir Viv Richards did, says Michael Holding

Virat Kohli will learn like Sir Viv Richards did, says Michael Holding

“It was similar with Viv. When he took over the captaincy, it was similar. And then he grew in the job. He learnt to be a little bit calmer and then his team got calmer as well," said the West Indies great.

Jan 29, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
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