Sundial in the Shade
The Story of Barry Richards: the Genius Lost to Test Cricket
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Debuting for South Africa in 1970, Barry Richards' run-scoring, technique and audacious, extravagant strokeplay took the breath away. A glittering international career beckoned. However, the apartheid storm burst, and Richards had played his first and last Test series. Frustration, tragedy and controversy beset the genius lost to Test cricket.