Vivian Richards

Ravi Shastri walks down memory lane, shares throwback picture from 1980s

Shastri took to his official Twitter handle and posted a photo of him from his early days of playing career.

May 22, 2020, 14:22 PM IST

South Africa is under pressure: Former Indian cricketer Madan Lal

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced India`s Test squad and chief selector MSK Prasad said that they wanted to give Rohit Sharma an opportunity to open the innings.

Sep 14, 2019, 19:27 PM IST

Vivian Richards sees the same passion for cricket in Virat Kohli that he himself had

Richards had earlier hailed Kohli's batting skills and said that the Indian skipper's batting style reminded him of his own days.

Aug 22, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

Virat Kohli hails Vivian Richards as the 'biggest boss'

The 67-year-old Richards is still viewed as one of the best players to have ever played the sport of cricket. 

Aug 05, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

Love guys like Kohli, he has what I had: Vivian Richards

It is not often that stalwarts like Vivian Richards comes out and praises you. But such is the pedestal that India skipper Virat Kohli has reached that Richards not only shut critics who have questioned Kohli's attitude, but also said that Kohli reminds him of his own game.

Jun 03, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar extends birthday greetings to his 'batting hero' Viv Richards

Viv Richards has a total of 35 centuries and 90 half-centuries to his name in the two formats combined. 

Mar 07, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

Masaba Gupta announces 'trial separation' with husband Madhu Mantena

Famous Bollywood designer Masaba Gupta on Saturday took to her Instagram to announce that she and her husband Madhu Mantena have decided to separate on a trial basis

Aug 26, 2018, 06:59 AM IST

World Cup place will boost Windies cricket: Vivian Richards

The West Indies finally squeaked through when they beat Scotland last week in a controversial rain-affected showdown in Harare.

Mar 27, 2018, 10:37 AM IST

India vs South Africa, 3rd T20I: Can Virat Kohli elevate himself to join Vivian Richards in Cape Town?

Right now it appears a Herculean task but Virat Kohli definitely has it in him to surmount the odds.

Feb 24, 2018, 09:48 AM IST

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 21, 2016, 19:33 PM IST