Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Thursday 13 Jun 2024 New Zealand cricket legend Sir Richard Hadlee turns 70 New Zealand legend Sir Richard John Hadlee turns 70 today. He is widely regarded as the greatest cricketer to have represented his country and one of the finest fast bowlers to have ever graced the game. Hadlee made his international debut in 1973 and retired in 1990 after an illustrious career.