Sir Viv Richards statue unveiled in Antigua

The statue of the former West Indies cricket captain was unveiled at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. Officials say it will remain at the venue as a tourist attraction.

updated: March 02, 2014 13:51 IST
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St. John's, Antigua: Former West Indies cricket captain and Antigua national hero Sir Vivian Richards says he feels privileged to have a statue unveiled in his honour.

The unveiling occurred at a ceremony here attended by a number of dignitaries including past cricketers.

"It's not often you see impressions you think look real and for the gift itself being a brand of Cuba itself, I am very pleased. I am privileged and over the moon to be in such a position," said Richards, one of the world's greatest ever batsman.

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