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Viv Richards

Full name:Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards
Born:7th March 1952, St John's, Antigua
Batting:Right-hand batsman
Bowling:Right-arm off-break, Right-arm medium pace
Occasional wicket-keeper
Biography:Awarded OBE for services to cricket in 1994; In 1999, he was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Nation (KCN) by his native country Antigua and Barbuda. In 2006, he was upgraded to Antigua and Barbuda highest award, Knight of the Order of the National Hero (KNH).
Relations:Brother: M Richards; Great-nephew: RG Burton; Half-brother: D Richards; Son: MA Richards
Teams:West Indies (Test: 1974/75-1991);
West Indies (ODI: 1975-1991);
Leeward Islands (Main FC: 1971/72-1990/91);
Combined Leeward and Windward Islands (Main FC: 1971/72-1980/81);
Combined Leeward and Windward Islands (Main ListA: 1973/74);
Somerset (Main ListA: 1974-1986);
Somerset (Main FC: 1974-1986);
Leeward Islands (Main ListA: 1975/76-1990/91);
Queensland (Main FC: 1976/77);
Queensland (Main ListA: 1976/77);
Glamorgan (Main ListA: 1990-1993);
Glamorgan (Main FC: 1990-1993);
All teams
Somerset cap: 1974
Wisden Cricketer of the Year: 1977
Walter Lawrence Trophy winner: 1980, 1986
Somerset benefit season: 1982 (raised 56,440 pounds)
Indian Cricket Cricketer of the Year: 1988
Glamorgan cap: 1990
Wisden Cricketer of the Century: 2000
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics
Articles:Viv Richards comes to Enfield
 Windies legendary trio presented Hall of Fame caps
 England v/s West Indies: A throwback to some memorable encounters
 Warne retirement rounds off year
 List of all articles
Pictures:Portrait of Viv Richards
 Viv Richards batting
 Viv Richards in watchful mode

Test Career Batting and Fielding (1974/75-1991)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
West Indies12118212854029150.232445122
Test Career Bowling (1974/75-1991)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
West Indies51702031964322-1761.3700161.562.27

ODI Career Batting and Fielding (1975-1991)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
West Indies187167246721189*47.001145100
ODI Career Bowling (1975-1991)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve4wI5wISRateEcon
West Indies56442642281186-4135.831247.834.49

First-Class Career Batting and Fielding (1971/72-1993)
MINORunsHSAve10050CtSt
Overall507796633621232249.401141624641
First-Class Career Bowling (1971/72-1993)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
Overall23226938100702235-8845.1510104.152.60

List A Career Batting and Fielding (1973/74-1993)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
Overall5004666116995189*41.9626109238
List A Career Bowling (1973/74-1993)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve4wI5wISRateEcon
Overall122149988722906-2430.594342.114.35

World Series Cricket Test Career Batting and Fielding (1977/78-1978/79)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
Overall14252127517755.434418
World Series Cricket Test Career Bowling (1977/78-1978/79)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
Overall12415100-22.46

World Series Cricket ODI Career Batting and Fielding (1977/78-1978/79)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
WSC West Indies333037388927.330718
World Series Cricket ODI Career Bowling (1977/78-1978/79)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve4wI5wISRateEcon
WSC West Indies218115532-2951.660072.664.26

 

 

 

 

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