Things you don’t know about Viv Richards…

Full name : Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards
Born : March 7, 1952, St John’s, Antigua
Current age  : 65 years 32 days
Major teams : West Indies, Combined Islands, Glamorgan, Leeward Islands, Queensland, Somerset
Batting style : Right-hand bat
Bowling style : Right-arm slow

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  • He also played international football for Antigua, having represented them in the qualifying matches for the 1974 World Cup.
  • In 1994, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to cricket.
  • Richards had a brief affair with Indian actress, Neena Gupta and fathered a child – named Masaba.
  • The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium is a cricket stadium in North Sound, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda, which is named in honor after him. It was built for use in the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
  • His son, Mali also took to cricket like a fish to water but has very little to show for when compared to the stellar feats of his father. Mali, a left handed batsman, has represented Middlesex and Leeward Islands.
    [Source: Wikipedia]

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