Sir Viv Richards Net Worth|Wiki|A West Indian Cricketer, his Networth, Career, Assets, Wife, Kids

Sir Viv Richards Net Worth|Wiki|A West Indian Cricketer, his Networth, Career, Assets, Wife, Kids

Facts of Sir Viv Richards Net Worth|Wiki|A West Indian Cricketer, his Networth, Career, Assets, Wife, Kids

Net worth$20 Million
Date of Birth:1952 March 7
First NameSir Isaac Vivian Alexander
Last NameRichards KNH OBE OOC
Age:72 years old
Birth Nation: Antigua and Barbuda
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

A legendary former Antiguan cricketer who represented the "West Indies Cricket Team", Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards KNH OBE OOC has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2022. Sir Viv Richards is considered one of the best batsmen in the history of cricket. 

Viv Richards

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Income Source of Viv Richards-

Sir Viv Richards has made every bit of his fortune from the cricket industry. Sir Viv Richards hasn't revealed any information about his earnings yet. It is reported that Sir Viv has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2023. Any details regarding Viv's earnings will be updated. 

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Assets and Properties of Viv Richards-

Sir Viv currently lives on a small island in Antigua and Barbuda. Sir Viv is a wealthy person and owns several luxurious and lavishing properties but hasn't revealed any information regarding his properties, assets, and cars yet.  

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The Career of Viv Richards-

Viv Richards began his club career in the year 1972 when he played for the Leeward Islands. Sir Viv made his Test debut for the West Indies in the year 1974 against India. Sir Viv went on to play 121 Test matches, scoring 8,540 runs at an average of 50.23, including 24 centuries and 45 half-centuries. In the year 1976, Sir Viv scored his highest test score of 291 in the final test against England. He also played in 187 One Day Internationals (ODIs), scoring 6,721 runs at an average of 47.00, including 11 centuries and 45 half-centuries. In the year 1984, Sir Viv scored his highest ODI score of 189 against England. Richards was known for his aggressive batting style and his ability to dominate the opposition bowlers. Sir Viv Richards played a very vital role in the West Indies' dominance of world cricket during the 1970s and 1980s, winning two World Cup titles in the years 1975 and 1979. Sir Viv Richards even captained the West Indies national team in 50 tests. 

Sir Viv Richard batting

Sir Viv has not only contributed with his batting but also with his bowling. Talking about his contribution with the ball, Sir Viv has taken 118 wickets with an average of 35.83 in ODIs and has taken 32 wickets with an average of 61.37 in Test matches. His best bowling figure of 6/41 in ODIs came in a match against India.   

After retiring from playing cricket, Sir Viv pursued a career in coaching and commentary. He served as the head coach of the West Indies cricket team from 1998 to 1999 and has also worked as a commentator for various television networks, including Sky Sports and Channel 9. In 2013, Sir Viv also worked with Delhi Daredevils as their mentor in the IPL 2013 season. Moreover, Sir Viv Richards has also mentored the Quetta Gladiators in 6 seasons (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022) of the Pakistan Super League. 

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Awards and Achievements of Viv Richards-

In the year 1986, Sir Viv Richards became the first batsman to score a Test century at a strike rate of over 150, and in the same year, Sir Viv also held the record for the fastest Test century which was in 56 balls but later in 2016, the record was broken by Brendon McCullum (54 balls). Sir Viv also has been honored with several prestigious awards and honors he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to cricket in the year 1994. In the year 1999, Sir Viv was named Knight Commander of the Order of the Nation (KCN). Recently in 2022, Sir Viv Richards was awarded the Order of the Caribbean Community (OOC).

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Personal Life and Family of Viv Richards-

Viv with his family

He was born on March 7, 1952 (age 71 years), in Saint John's, Antigua and Barbuda. Sir Viv Richards is the son of Malcom Richards (Father), and Gretel Richards (Mother)He has two brothers Donald Richards, and Mervyn RichardsSir Viv is currently married to Miriam and the couple has been blessed with two children, Mali Richards, and Matara Richards. In the late 1980s, Sir Viv was in a relationship with the famous Indian actress, Neena Gupta. The couple didn't get married but they were blessed with a daughter, Masaba Gupta.   

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Viv Richards's: Engagement in Online World-

Sir Viv Richards is socially active on different social media platforms. As of April 2023, he is followed by 223k followers on Instagram, and 195.8k followers on Twitter. 

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