Vivian Richards’ birthday is celebrated by Yuvraj Singh and others. On the occasion of West Indian batting legend Vivian Richards’ 70th birthday, cricket fans sent their best wishes.
The cricketing world wishes former West Indies captain Vivian Richards a happy 70th birthday. Former India cricketers Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, and WV Raman, as well as Indian Premier League franchises, led the birthday greetings. Yuvraj, who holds high regard for Vivian, posted a touching caption on Twitter: “Here’s wishing @ivivianrichards – the #legend with a larger-than-life persona – a very Happy Birthday, sir. May the coming year bring you good health and also good cheer. Please accept my best wishes.”
Yuvraj Singh and others celebrate Vivian Richards’ birthday.
Following in Yuvraj’s footsteps was Harbhajan, who also reminded everyone of Vivian’s greatness during his playing days.
“As much as I admire the batting giant @ivivianrichards I am glad we played during different eras and I never had to bowl to him. Wishing you a very happy birthday, sir! Wish you good health and love.”Harbhajan also wrote.
Former India player WV Raman also praised Vivian’s “swagger” and panache, which he described as “unique.”
“The swagger to the wicket, the bat twirl, also the look down the pitch, and the bowler. The relaxed stance then signaled that this man was at the crease to rule, and rule he did. Totally unique. @ivivianrichards, happy birthday!”
IPL franchise RCB also wished Vivian Richards with a picture featuring Virat Kohli.
“Here’s wishing one of the most charismatic cricketers of all-time, Sir @ivivianrichards, a very happy birthday! #PlayBold #WeAreChallengers #VivRichards”
Furthermore, Vivian Richards represented the West Indies in 121 Tests and 187 One-Day Internationals, scoring 8,540 and 6,721 runs in those formats, respectively. He also had 32 Test wickets and 118 One-Day International wickets to his name.