Sachin Tendulkar reminds me of Gavaskar: Vivian Richards

Sir Vivian Richards praises Sachin Tendulkar and says that he is 'over the moon' every time someone compares the Indian batsman with him.

updated: April 24, 2013 18:18 IST
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The man they called King Viv, Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, paid rich tribute to Sachin Tendulkar in the recently released book, Sachin - Cricketer of the Century, written by journalist Vimal Kumar and published by Penguin India. Over to Sir Viv:

Sachin is just phenomenal. He is one individual I have always admired for years. When people ask about me and Sachin says that he wants aggression like mine and Sunny's solidness, it is very pleasing. I am over the moon (whenever I hear this).

Bradman is very much revered in the modern world. However, I didn't see Sir Don Bradman batting but I saw Sachin batting and that for me is the best thing I have seen in batsmanship. Sachin is just magnificent.

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