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Barry Richards - Technically flawless, extraordinarily gifted

No other cricketer made such an impact, and gave rise to such speculation of what he might have been, in a career of four Tests. Nine hundreds before lunch and 1000 runs in a season 15 times in first-class cricket add to his legend.

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ESPNcricinfo's Legends of Cricket were chosen by a panel of judges nearly as distinguished. From Bradman to Tendulkar, from Sobers to Imran, these are players from across eras and countries, and this series of television portraits captures them through the eyes of their peers and some of the most astute observers of the game.