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Quetta Gladiators mentor Viv Richards in conversation with Sarfraz Ahmed

West Indies news

WICB have done a 'lousy job' - Viv Richards

Former West Indies captain Viv Richards has blamed the 'arrogance of administrators' involved in West Indies cricket for the failure to ensure the best players in the region remain available for international duty

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Jason Holder leaves the field beaming after his maiden Test century saved the match

West Indies news

Richards backs Holder as Test captain

Viv Richards has supported Jason Holder's promotion to the West Indies Test captaincy, saying the allrounder had the ability and was not too young for the job

Who is the greatest ODI player?

The Cricket Monthly

Who is the greatest ever ODI cricketer?

Sachin Tendulkar, Wasim Akram, Adam Gilchrist, Viv Richards, and MS Dhoni are the leading contenders for the crown of the greatest one­-day cricketer of all time, in a poll conducted by the Cricket Monthly

Marlon Samuels took two wickets

West Indies in India 2014-15

Richards lauds 'perfect reply' from West Indies

Former West Indies captain Viv Richards is relieved that the threat of a players strike ahead of the first ODI against India did not materialise, and said the highlight of the entire situation for him was that in the end, "good sense did prevail."

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IPL 2013

Counter sledging through performance - Richards

Viv Richards, the former West Indies captain who is also the Delhi Daredevils ambassador, has said it's important to be confrontational in cricket against sledging and "bullying" tactics, but through performance.

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IPL 2013

'Kohli reminds me of myself' - Viv Richards

Virat Kohli has received a compliment from Viv Richards, the former West Indies batsman, as he said that the Indian batsman reminds him of himself when he goes out to bat