Austin Richards batted left handedly and bowled right arm medium for West Indies cricket team. He also played for Antigua & Barbuda and Antigua.
Richards has played in a single Twenty20 International on 29th June 2007 against England. He batted at the No. 3 spot and scored 10 runs in 15 balls. England was victorious in this match by 5 wickets with 3 deliveries remaining. Richards has participated in only one One day International against Scotland at Dublin on 12th July 2007. he scored 2 runs in 2 deliveries while batting at the No. 7 position. West Indies won this match by 4 wickets with 1 ball to spare by D/L method.
In Twenty20 cricket, Richards got the chance to appear in 6 matches. In these he scored 107 runs with 36 as his highest score. His batting average was 17.83 and batting strike rate was 94.69. he hit 12 fours and 4 sixers. He also took part in 12 matches in first class cricket. He hit 744 runs at a batting average of 35.42 and his highest score was 183. He has 1 hundred, 4 half centuries and 4 catches against his name. he has also scored 630 runs in List A matches at a batting average of 25.20.