Viv Richards

Bollywood stars are common items at the annual India Day par­ade in New York, but genius West Indian batsmen aren’t. Kamalahaasan and co-act­r­ess Pooja Kumar were noted, but the man who brought things to a tricoloured boil was the original master-blaster, the inimitable Sir Viv.

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Indian captain Virat Kohli talks to West Indies cricket legend Vivian Richards at a meeting in Antigua on Monday 18th July 2016.

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West Indies, Viv Richards posted a picture on twitter to pay tribute to Phillip Hughes.


Cat Who Walks Note: no swagger! That’s a careworn Viv Richards with Neena Gupta at daughter Masaba’s show at the Lakme Fashion week. Still, the audience gawped off-stage, at him: greatness never ages.


King and I: Sachin with Viv Richards


Viv Richards’ 138 n.o. pole-axed England in the ’79 Cup final

From left to right, Kapil Dev, West Indies' Vivian Richards, Pakistan's Imran Khan and Sri Lanka's Arjuna Ranatunga, all former captains of their respective sides that won the cricket world cup, pose with the trophy to be given away in 2011, at a press conference in New Delhi.

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