Vivian Richards

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
Masaba Gupta hits back at trolls, says she is illegitimate product of two most legitimate personalities

Masaba Gupta hits back at trolls, says she is illegitimate product of two most legitimate personalities

New-age designer Masaba Gupta, daughter of actress Neena Gupta and cricket legend Vivian Richards, after facing trolls for supporting the ban on firecrackers, said she is a proud Indo-Caribbean girl.

Oct 12, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
My fitness journey began after meeting Vivian Richards: Suniel Shetty

My fitness journey began after meeting Vivian Richards: Suniel Shetty

Actor Suniel Shetty says he was so inspired by the physique of former West Indian cricketer Vivian Richards that he himself started working on his fitness.

Apr 26, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar reveals worst moment of his career and who convinced him not to retire after 2007 World Cup debacle

Sachin Tendulkar reveals worst moment of his career and who convinced him not to retire after 2007 World Cup debacle

India, perennial favourites, bowed out of the tournament finishing third in Group B which also had minnows Bermuda.

Mar 23, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
Vivian Richards backs expansion of cricket to non-traditional nations

Vivian Richards backs expansion of cricket to non-traditional nations

Richards, who played several One-Days in Sharjah during his time, said the entire United Arab Emirates had been pivotal to cricket development.

Sep 26, 2016, 20:19 PM IST
West Indies legend Vivian Richards hails Virat Kohli's 'magnificent' innings

West Indies legend Vivian Richards hails Virat Kohli's 'magnificent' innings

Kohli cracked 200 off 283 balls to help India pile up an imposing 566/8 along with R Ashwin (113).

Jul 23, 2016, 20:51 PM IST
PHOTOS: When Indian cricketers met Sir Vivian Richards ahead of 1st Test against West Indies

PHOTOS: When Indian cricketers met Sir Vivian Richards ahead of 1st Test against West Indies

The first Test between India and West Indies will be played from July 21 at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua.

Jul 19, 2016, 09:35 AM IST
Kieron Pollard becomes 4th West Indies batsman to hit 100 sixes in ODIs

Kieron Pollard becomes 4th West Indies batsman to hit 100 sixes in ODIs

He now joins West Indian greats Vivian Richards, Brian Lara and Chris Gayle in the list.

Jun 04, 2016, 06:33 AM IST
Brendon McCullum 'one of cricket's finest ambassadors, hails Vivian Richards

Brendon McCullum 'one of cricket's finest ambassadors, hails Vivian Richards

McCullum hit the fastest ever Test century, off 54 balls on Saturday against Australia.

Feb 21, 2016, 19:33 PM IST
Viv Richards: Legendary West Indian likely to coach Pakistan for Asia Cup 2016, ICC World T20

Viv Richards: Legendary West Indian likely to coach Pakistan for Asia Cup 2016, ICC World T20

Richards also described current head coach of Pakistan,​ Waqar Younis, as a legend.

Feb 18, 2016, 23:23 PM IST
Retiring Kiwi skipper Brendon McCullum names Vivian Richards as his favourite cricketer

Retiring Kiwi skipper Brendon McCullum names Vivian Richards as his favourite cricketer

McCullum went on to add that he met Vivian some time ago and cited it was a cool moment to meet his hero.

Feb 17, 2016, 15:58 PM IST
Viv Richards: I will not decline any coaching offers from PCB

Viv Richards: I will not decline any coaching offers from PCB

Richards is currently giving his services to PSL franchise Quetta Gladiators as a mentor. 

Feb 15, 2016, 21:59 PM IST
Virat Kohli: In-form Delhi batsman reminds Ravi Shastri of Vivian Richards

Virat Kohli: In-form Delhi batsman reminds Ravi Shastri of Vivian Richards

From a middling team in ICC rankings in 2014, India is now 1-1-2 in the three formats of the game.

Feb 04, 2016, 14:58 PM IST
Shikhar Dhawan becomes quickest Indian to reach 3000 ODI run-mark

Shikhar Dhawan becomes quickest Indian to reach 3000 ODI run-mark

Dhawan is exactly on 3000 ODI runs from 72 innings, three lesser than Kohli's feat.

Jan 21, 2016, 19:41 PM IST
India vs Australia 2016: When Rohit Sharma broke Vivian Richards 37-year-old record with 171-run knock

India vs Australia 2016: When Rohit Sharma broke Vivian Richards 37-year-old record with 171-run knock

With his 171-run knock at Perth in 1st ODI, Rohit Sharma became the highest individual scorer against Australia, in Australlia.

Jan 13, 2016, 12:16 PM IST
Vivian Richards praises 'phenomenal' Joe Root

Vivian Richards praises 'phenomenal' Joe Root

Root has scored three half-centuries in last four innings against Pakistan in ongoing Test series.

Oct 30, 2015, 10:24 AM 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
Sachin Tendulkar didn't do justice to his talent: Kapil Dev

Sachin Tendulkar didn't do justice to his talent: Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev said he would have advised Sachin Tendulkar to play like Virender Sehwag.

Oct 29, 2015, 14:54 PM IST
BCCI, MS Dhoni praise Virender Sehwag as 'India's Vivian Richards'

BCCI, MS Dhoni praise Virender Sehwag as 'India's Vivian Richards'

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday lauded retiring Indian batsman Virender Sehwag as India's Vivian Richards.

Oct 20, 2015, 19:10 PM IST
Windies legend Viv Richards backs Jason Holder

Windies legend Viv Richards backs Jason Holder

 Iconic former West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards has hailed Jason Holder’s elevation to the Test captaincy and says it will be crucially important the 23-year-old gets the respect of his squad.

Sep 20, 2015, 13:16 PM IST