Ramdin hits ton, takes unusual jibe at Viv Richards

Updated: 10 June 2012 19:35 IST

West Indies keeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin responded to criticism by legendary Sir Vivian Richards in an unusual manner, flashing a note that read 'Yeah Viv talk nah' soon after completing his century against England, in the third Test, here on Sunday.

Ramdin hits ton, takes unusual jibe at Viv Richards

Birmingham:

West Indies keeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin responded to criticism by legendary Sir Vivian Richards in an unusual manner, flashing a note that read 'Yeah Viv talk nah' soon after completing his century against England, in the third Test, here on Sunday.


A string of poor performance in the ongoing Test series had prompted Richards to describe Ramdin as a "lost guy".

Just after completing the second Test century of his career, Ramdin surprised one and all by taking a note out of his pocket and holding it aloft as he pumped his clenched fists.

His unusual celebration was promptly caught by the television cameras.

Ramdin has had a poor start to the series against England with scores of  6, 43, 1 and 6 in the four innings so far.

"Ramdin just looks out of sorts. When he first came into the game, I felt he was a huge prospect. For some reason, he has deteriorated in such a big way. Just the way he is walking back, he looks like a totally lost guy," Richards, the former West Indies skipper, had said recently.

Ramdin has been recalled into the side after a gap of two years. His first Test century had come way back in February 2009 when he made 166 against England.

Ramdin's superb knock and his last-wicket stand with Tino Best helped West Indies get past the 400-run mark in the first innings of the ongoing third Test.

England have already sealed the series by winning the Test matches at Lord's and Trent Bridge.



Topics : Cricket Tino Best Denesh Ramdin Vivian Richards England Chris Gayle Graeme Swann Andrew Strauss Darren Sammy
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