Greatest Cricketers of All Time
He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, especially in the ODI format of the game. Richards was voted one of the five Cricketers of the Century in 2000, by a 100 member panel of experts, along with Sir Donald Bradman, Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Jack Hobbs and Shane Warne. In February 2002, Richards was judged by Wisden Cricketers Almanack to have played the best ODI innings of all time. In December 2002, he was chosen by Wisden as the greatest ODI batsman of all time, as well as the third greatest Test batsman of all time, after Sir Don Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar. Well deserved Best Cricketer in ODI history.