is a retired West Indies cricketer and a former captain of the West Indian cricket team.
He played 86 Test matches until 1995 scoring 5,949 runs and 16 centuries. He was very successful against Australia, hitting 9 centuries against them, and scored his highest score of 194 against India in Guyana in 1989. He also played 224 One Day Internationals including 3 World Cups. Richardson’s last international was the 1996 World Cup semi-final defeat against Australia, after which he resigned the position of captain.