There are rags to riches stories and then there are those that go in the opposite direction. This is the story of Richard Austin, once called the ‘right-handed Gary Sobers’ and one of the most naturally talented sportspersons to have come out of Jamaica. A favorite amongst teammates and opponents alike, he was one of the cricketers who lost their international careers by playing in apartheid South Africa on a rebel tour.
This is an excerpt from a book by Ashley Gray, and is a fascinating read about an unknown cricketer. Click through to read.