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Richards

1. I(vor) A(rmstrong). 1893--1979, British literary critic and linguist, who, with C. K. Ogden, wrote The Meaning of Meaning (1923) and devised Basic English
2. Sir Gordon. 1904--86, British jockey
3. Sir Viv, full name Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards. born 1952, West Indian cricketer; captained the West Indies (1985--91)
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Sir Viv Richards (right), back when he was just plain old Viv, sprinting off with Tony Cottee after clinching the old one-day Sunday League in 1993
weight behind Viv Richards saying that the living legend had cordial relations with Pakistan cricket and if he was hired to coach the national team then there shouldn't be any problem to anyone.
Top left - Tom at work as a funeral driver and top right, at play, behind the stumps for Yarm; above - with Sir Viv Richards after his prize-winning display in Antigua.
QUETTA -- Denesh Ramdin, the West Indies wicket-keeper, has been fined 20% of his match fee for making a gesture directed at Viv Richards after reaching his century on the fourth day of the Edgbaston Test.
Of course, it all came to a head famously against these very opponents in the World Cup semi-final of 1999 when Lance Klusener, with just one wicket left, turned into Viv Richards as he flayed the ball to all parts only to be rendered incapable of getting it off the square once he had victory in his grasp.
Jayawardene's innings was the third highest ODI score in England, trailing only Sir Viv Richards' 189no and Sanath Jayasuriya's 152 in the corresponding fixture five years ago.
Through photographs featuring cricketers such as Viv Richards, Paul Adams and Basil D'Oliveira, the exhibition celebrates contemporary players who, by playing in the boundary of the cricket pitch, broke the boundaries of racial apartheid.
Sir Viv Richards was the latest to do so when he said that Gayle needs to change his attitude and also nominated Daren Ganga as a fine candidate for skipper.
Everton Weeks, Viv Richards and Garfield Sobers are three well known West Indian knights, Richard Hadley of New Zealand, Keith Miller and Don Bradman are Australian knights..
The Stanford 20/20 project is run by a board of directors, all former West Indies cricket greats, including Garfield Sobers, Viv Richards, Curtly Ambrose and Michael Holding.
Also played for Rishton in the Lancashire League like Viv Richards, of West Indies and Dennis Lillee of Australia .
Now Richardson, who took over from Viv Richards in 1991, has had enough - although he insisted yesterday his decision to go had already been made before the Kenya collapse.