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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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vivian Richards surprised at Team India's collapse against Sri Lankan spinners

Vivian Richards surprised at Team India's collapse against Sri Lankan spinners

West Indian batting legend Vivian Richards on Wednesday expressed surprise at the way Indian batsmen crumbled against the Sri Lankan slow bowlers in the first cricket Test, saying "the best players of spin" were "found wanting" while chasing a small target.

When I look back, I regret flashing that note to Vivian Richards: Denesh Ramdin

When I look back, I regret flashing that note to Vivian Richards: Denesh Ramdin

With age comes experience and few know it better than West Indies Test captain Denesh Ramdin, who still regrets an unsavoury act of flashing a note towards Vivian Richards after scoring a century against England in Birmingham back in 2012.

Reliving that defining moment: When Kapil's Devils shocked mighty Windies to win 1983 World Cup

Reliving that defining moment: When Kapil's Devils shocked mighty Windies to win 1983 World Cup

In what is believed to be one of the greatest upsets in the history of world cricket, Kapil Dev-led India defeated the mighty West Indies to win their first World Cup title on this day, 32 years ago.

Vivian Richards relives World Cup triumph on 40th anniversary

Cricket legend Vivian Richards recalled the epic day 40 years ago when he was a member of the West Indies team which won the first ever World Cup staged in England.