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Indian cricket team posing with the Border-Gavaskar Trophy(Twitter)

Fans vote 2020-21 Border-Gavaskar Trophy as 'Ultimate Test Series'

ANI | , Dubai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 03:52 PM IST
In the final, the 2020-21 Border-Gavaskar Trophy was fighting it out against the 1999 series between India and Pakistan, and in the end, it was the former that got the maximum number of votes.
Neena Gupta and her daughter Masaba Gupta in Masaba Masaba.
Neena Gupta and her daughter Masaba Gupta in Masaba Masaba.

Neena recalls what she told a 'young girl' who wanted a daughter like Masaba

UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2021 09:42 AM IST
  • Neena Gupta said that she could always count on her parents' support, even after she had daughter Masaba.
Viv Richards is praying for Sachin Tendulkar's swift recovery. (Getty Images)
Viv Richards is praying for Sachin Tendulkar's swift recovery. (Getty Images)

'Get well soon, little master': Richards sends Tendulkar heartfelt message

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2021 09:41 AM IST
  • West Indies batting great Vivian Richards shared a heartfelt message for India legend Sachin Tendulkar after the former India captain announced on Twitter that he has tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday.
Several borders of the national capital with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (UP) continued to remain closed for vehicular movement on Monday due to the ongoing farmers’ protest.(REUTERS)
Several borders of the national capital with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (UP) continued to remain closed for vehicular movement on Monday due to the ongoing farmers’ protest.(REUTERS)

News updates from HT: Traffic diverted at Delhi borders due to farmers' protest

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 09:01 AM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
India's Virat Kohli (R) and Ajinkya Rahane(REUTERS)
India's Virat Kohli (R) and Ajinkya Rahane(REUTERS)

‘No sir, he is too great for me’: When India captain Virat Kohli refused to be compared with Viv Richards, reveals Greg Chappell

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 07:37 AM IST
India vs Australia: Former Australia revealed how India captain Virat Kohli, during one of his sessions with Lalchand Rajput, had refused to be compared West Indies legend Viv Richards.

HTLS 2020: Kapil Dev reveals what according to him was most ‘important’ moment of 1983 World Cup final

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 08:56 PM IST
Kapil Dev picked the wickets taken by Balwinder Singh Sandhu and Mohinder Amarnath as the most important moment of the 1983 World Cup final for India.
Sachin Tendulkar admired Sunil Gavaskar and Viv Richards the most(Getty Images)
Sachin Tendulkar admired Sunil Gavaskar and Viv Richards the most(Getty Images)

‘I had two heroes’: Sachin Tendulkar names his batting idols while growing up

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 12:12 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar said that even though there were quite a few players he looked up to, but none was bigger than former India captain Sunil Gavaskar and West Indies great Viv Richards.
Ian Botham and Viv Richards together on a golf course.(Getty Images)
Ian Botham and Viv Richards together on a golf course.(Getty Images)

New Richards-Botham trophy for future England-West Indies Tests

By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 10:17 AM IST
The Wisden trophy, introduced in 1963 to commemorate the 100th edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, will be put on display in the Marylebone Cricket Club Museum at Lord’s.
Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne, Brian Lara and Wasim Akram have never got a five wicket haul or scored a century at Lord’s.(Getty Images)
Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne, Brian Lara and Wasim Akram have never got a five wicket haul or scored a century at Lord’s.(Getty Images)

The greatest Test XI to never feature on the Lord’s Honours Board

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 01:06 PM IST
it may baffle you to know that some of the biggest match-winners of their respective countries have never taken a five-wicket-haul, or scored a century at the Mecca of cricket.
Virat Kohli met the great Viv Richards last August in West Indies.(Virat Kohli’s Twitter)
Virat Kohli met the great Viv Richards last August in West Indies.(Virat Kohli’s Twitter)

‘Virat Kohli bats exactly like Viv Richards’: Gavaskar explains why India captain is considered ‘No. 1 player’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 09:08 AM IST
Sunil Gavaskar not only is convinced that Kohli is the world’s No. 1 batsman but believes the reason behind Kohli burning up the charts is due to the similarities he has with Sir Viv.
Wasim Akram(Twitter)
Wasim Akram(Twitter)

Wasim Akram ranks Sachin Tendulkar 5th in his list of top batsmen, gives reason for his choice

Hindustan Times | By hindustantimes.com | edited by Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 02:00 PM IST
Akram’s former teammate Basit Ali invited the legend on his Youtube show and gave him names of five batsmen and asked Akram to rank them in terms of their overall ability.
FILE PHOTO: Born on April 24, 1973: Sachin Tendulkar, Indian Cricketer India's Sachin Tendulkar celebrates his century against South Africa on the fourth day of the first cricket test match in Pretoria, December 19, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Born on April 24, 1973: Sachin Tendulkar, Indian Cricketer India's Sachin Tendulkar celebrates his century against South Africa on the fourth day of the first cricket test match in Pretoria, December 19, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo(REUTERS)

Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar: Famous quotes by the living legend on success, life and more

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2020 09:18 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar 47th birthday: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, regarded as the greatest batsman ever in modern-day cricket, was born on April 24, 1973.
Mark Waugh shared of bats used by him during his career.(Twitter/Mark Waugh)
Mark Waugh shared of bats used by him during his career.(Twitter/Mark Waugh)

Mark Waugh shares pic of old bats, Sangakkara says he doesn’t have any

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 09:52 PM IST
Waugh, who retired in 2002 after playing 128 Tests and 244 ODIs, said that he found his “arsenal of weapons” from his playing days and named which of those were his favourites.
File image of Viv Richards.(Getty Images)
File image of Viv Richards.(Getty Images)

‘Doing that on your home ground...’: Viv Richards reveals highlight of his career to Shane Watson

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 11:49 AM IST
With no international or domestic cricket going on due to coronavirus pandemic, former and current cricket stars are keeping themselves busy by engaging with fans on social media.
File photo of Sir Viv Richards.(Getty Images)
File photo of Sir Viv Richards.(Getty Images)

Love for chewing gums and reason for not wearing helmet: Viv Richards speaks to Shane Watson

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 07:20 PM IST
In a chat with former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, Richards revealed the reason behind not wearing the protective gear.
File photo of Virat Kohli and Mitchell Johnson.(Reuters)
File photo of Virat Kohli and Mitchell Johnson.(Reuters)

‘He scored two hundreds’ - Former Pakistan captain says bowlers shouldn’t mess with Virat Kohli

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 11:51 AM IST
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif, in a video, recalled two instances from Kohli’s career, to explain why bowlers should not mess with the Indian skipper during a match.
File image of Viv Richards(Getty Images)
File image of Viv Richards(Getty Images)

‘Go to a library and find about me’: Javed Miandad shares amusing story about Viv Richards

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 08:31 AM IST
One of the most successful batsmen to have come out of Pakistan, Miandad on Wednesday tore into the Pakistan Cricket Board for giving a long rope to ‘non-performing’ player.
Sir Viv Richards(Getty Images)
Sir Viv Richards(Getty Images)

‘You shall have the trophy one day’: Viv Richards’ message to India women’s team after loss in final

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 06:35 PM IST
“Never be let down. You have been amazing throughout and you’ll shall have the trophy at your hand one day. Keep believing!” tweeted Viv Richards.
File image of Shoaib Akhtar(Getty Images)
File image of Shoaib Akhtar(Getty Images)

‘He does not have a brain’: Shoaib Akhtar slams Pakistan player after mediocre show

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 11:39 AM IST
When Pakistan lost to India in the World Cup clash last year, he questioned his technique and the way he responded to pressure.
Virat Kohli, Kapil Dev(HT Collage)
Virat Kohli, Kapil Dev(HT Collage)

‘When you cross 30, it affects your eyesight’: Kapil Dev decodes Virat Kohli’s struggles

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 08:54 AM IST
The legendary Indian captain also said that with the IPL coming up, Kohli should focus on getting his game back on track.
Neena Gupta poses with daughter Masaba.
Neena Gupta poses with daughter Masaba.

Neena Gupta credits father for helping her raise Masaba as single mom: ‘He was my backbone’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 07:13 PM IST
Actor Neena Gupta has credited her father for being her backbone during the most crucial time in her life, and helping her raise daughter Masaba as a single mother.
File image of India crickeyer Smriti Mandhana (L) and Harmanpreet Kaur(Getty Images)
File image of India crickeyer Smriti Mandhana (L) and Harmanpreet Kaur(Getty Images)

Women’s T20 World Cup: ‘Virat Kohli of women’s cricket’ - Former New Zealand cricketer heaps praise on India batswoman

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 05:59 PM IST
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup: Scott Styris paid rich compliments to the Indian batswoman while commentating during the first day of first Test between India and New Zealand at Basin Reserve in Wellington on Friday.
File image of Inzamam-ul-Haq(Getty Images)
File image of Inzamam-ul-Haq(Getty Images)

Inzamam-ul-Haq names 3 batsmen from different eras ‘who changed the game of cricket’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 09:10 AM IST
There Inzamam-ul-Haq picked three cricketers from different eras who changed the style of cricket with their batting.
West Indies' Shai Hope plays a shot.(AP)
West Indies' Shai Hope plays a shot.(AP)

India vs West Indies: Shai Hope beats Viv Richards, Brian Lara to create huge ODI record

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 08:14 AM IST
India vs West Indies: Shai Hope became the fastest West Indies player to reach 3000 ODI runs.
1976 was perhaps Viv Richards’ finest year, during which he scored 1,710 runs at an astonishing average of 90, with seven centuries in 11 Tests.(ILLUSTRATION: Rushikesh Tulshiram Gophane)
1976 was perhaps Viv Richards’ finest year, during which he scored 1,710 runs at an astonishing average of 90, with seven centuries in 11 Tests.(ILLUSTRATION: Rushikesh Tulshiram Gophane)

Viv Richards: Cricketer who knew no fear

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 07:30 PM IST
Named the greatest ODI batsman by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack and knighted for his contributions, this West Indies player is the first in ODI history to win 20 Man of the Match awards. He was inducted in International Cricket Council Hall of Fame.
File image: India skipper Virat Kohli with former Windies cricketer Viv Richards.(Virat Kohli/ Twitter)
File image: India skipper Virat Kohli with former Windies cricketer Viv Richards.(Virat Kohli/ Twitter)

India vs West Indies: ‘Thanks big boss’ - Virat Kohli responds to Viv Richards’ ‘amazing’ praise

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 11:05 AM IST
Ind vs WI: Team India will now look to take an unassailable lead in series in Thiruvananthapuram and continue their glorious run on home soil.
India’s Virat Kohli celebrates after win the first T20 match against West Indies at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.(PTI Photo)
India’s Virat Kohli celebrates after win the first T20 match against West Indies at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.(PTI Photo)

A masterclass from Kohli: Viv Richards, VVS Laxman laud Virat after match-winning innings in first T20I

Hyderabad | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2019 01:00 PM IST
Kohli brought the Hyderabad crowd to its feet as he bettered his personal best and scored an unbeaten 94 off just 50 deliveries to help India chase down 208-run target - their highest ever run-chase in the shortest format of the game.
File image of Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli(Getty Images)
File image of Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli(Getty Images)

India vs South Africa: Hanuma Vihari reveals influence of Virat Kohli in Indian dressing room

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 05:54 PM IST
Vihari credits the atmosphere in the dressing room for this recent run of scores and speaks about the influence of Virat Kohli on his game and on the entire team.
Australia's Steve Smith celebrates his century.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Steve Smith celebrates his century.(Action Images via Reuters)

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith on verge of breaking 43-year-old record in Test cricket

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 08:22 AM IST
Steve Smith is currently 159 runs away from becoming the batsman with the highest number of runs from four matches in a series.
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