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The value of the old dog

Aug 4, 2016: Senior players are important to the team, not only to act as calm heads in crisis situations but also to provide inspiration to younger talent

Crispin Andrews

England in South Africa 2015-16

SA should open with Cook - Richards

Jan 5, 2016: Barry Richards has suggested South Africa's selectors should pick Stephen Cook to open in Tests and drop Stiaan van Zyl down the order to a more familiar role

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

Australia news

Bigger bats becoming dangerous - Richards

Nov 27, 2015: Barry Richards has repeated his call for bat technology to be reined in in order to create a better balance between bat and ball and also avoid serious injury to bowlers, umpires or fielders

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

CA to recognise World Series Cricket records

Nov 25, 2015: World Series Cricket's revered place in the history of the game and dressing room lore of its combatants is belatedly going to be backed up by official recognition of the players' achievements in the Super Tests and One Day Cup matches

Daniel Brettig

Sundial in the Shade

Playing with Barry

Oct 10, 2015: Andrew Murtagh's book about his legendary Hampshire team-mate is packed full of anecdotes, detail and research

Luke Alfred

'We went around the country and said Barry Richards is easy'

Sep 14, 2015: At the launch of his new book on South African batsmen, Ali Bacher paid tribute to one of the best

Firdose Moonda

'Not playing Test cricket isn't a tragedy, losing a son is'

Sep 2, 2015: Legendary South African batsman Barry Richards puts his shortened Test career in perspective, and talks about facing Bedi and batting with Pollock and Viv

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

South Africa's invincibles

Jan 30, 2014: The last time South Africa beat Australia at home was nearly 44 years ago. Four protagonists from the series remember those heady days

Firdose Moonda

The best after the Don? That's a toughie

Mar 18, 2013: Introducing the next theme in our series: the second-finest batsman ever (after you know who)

Mark Nicholas

South Africa news

CSA's tributes focus on post-unity players

Feb 3, 2013: South Africa's management has explained the players will wear black armbands in memory of people who were an important part of cricket in the country "especially post-unity"

Firdose Moonda

South Africa's superstars of '76

Aug 23, 2012: If you think the world's current No. 1 side takes some beating, take a look at their compatriots from 35 years ago

Mark Nicholas

The best batsmen I've seen

May 1, 2012: In the post-Bradman era, these players delighted spectators and deflated the opposition with their ability to dominate the most fearsome attacks

Ashley Mallett

Greatest Teams

As great as the sum of their parts

Nov 3, 2011: George Dobell picks his top five teams in the history of Test cricket

George Dobell

Barry Richards

Past perfect

Jul 21, 2010: Talent, skill, cricketing smarts and a ferocious will to achieve: the world's most romanticised player had it all

Trevor Chesterfield

The XI

A meeting of past and present

Dec 18, 2009: South Africa's all-time side helps dismantle the divide and isolation built between eras

Telford Vice

South Africa greats hail triumph in Australia

'Absolutely incredible'

Dec 30, 2008: South Africa greats hail triumph in Australia

Nagraj Gollapudi

MCC Spirit of Cricket

Strauss hints players might boycott Zimbabwe matches

Jun 11, 2008: Andrew Strauss has hinted that England's players will consider boycotting games against Zimbabwe should the 2009 series against them go ahead

ESPNcricinfo staff

Barry Richards replaced by former West Indies captain

Jimmy Adams named FICA president

May 29, 2008: The former West Indian captain Jimmy Adams has been appointed as the new president of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations

ESPNcricinfo staff

Wasim Jaffer

'Lee's toughest to face'

Feb 23, 2008: The joys of playing at Lord's, favourite openers, Ranji v Duleep, and more

Interview by Sidharth Monga

Former coach wants players to switch between countries

Buchanan calls for world cricket revamp

Nov 14, 2007: John Buchanan believes the ICC should consider turning Test cricket into a franchise-based system where players could choose which country to represent, in an effort to make the game more competitive

ESPNcricinfo staff
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