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Friday, July 10, 2020

Brian Lara


ENGvWI 1st Test: West Indies can't last five days, says Brian Lara

July 07, 2020 9:35 pm

The three-Test series between England and the West Indies starts on Wednesday at Southampton in a "bio-secure" environment, marking the resumption of international cricket which was shutdown in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

'For his ability to score so freely': Alastair Cook puts Virat Kohli in Brian Lara's league

May 11, 2020 6:20 pm

Virat Kohli, who finished the four-match Test series against England in 2018 as the highest run-getter with 593 runs, was the only current cricketer in Alastair Cook's list of all-time great batsmen.

Brian Lara is sheer class, I never bowled to him with any confidence: Shahid Afridi

April 21, 2020 10:00 pm

Afridi and Lara locked horns only twice but the former Pakistan skipper said the left-handed batting great had quite an "effect" on him.

On This Day: Brian Lara becomes first man to score 400 in Test cricket

April 12, 2020 4:07 pm

Brian Lara also holds the record of the highest first-class score. He scored an unbeaten 501 for English county cricket team Warwickshire against Durham in 1994. 

Sachin Tendulkar versus Brian Lara in Road Safety World Series 2020 opener

March 07, 2020 3:13 pm

Sachin Tendulkar recently faced one over from Ellyse Perry and Annabel Sutherland during the innings-break of Bushfire bash whereas Brian Lara scored an unbeaten 30 for Ponting XI

Watch: Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting rewind time with sixes in Bushfire Bash

February 09, 2020 1:15 pm

Ponting XI defeated Gilchrist XI in the Big Appeal's Bushfire Cricket Bash by just one run in the end, after Ricky Ponting's side posted 104/5 with the help of Brian Lara's 30-run knock in ten overs.

Windies legend Brian Lara to play in bushfire relief match

January 31, 2020 6:04 pm

West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara joined the likes of India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh and Pakistan fast bowling great Wasim Akram on the playing rosters.

Virat Kohli's India can win every tournament they play: Brian Lara

January 02, 2020 8:06 pm

Brian Lara says Virat Kohli's Team India are so good that every other team targets India in every ICC tournament these days. Asked to pick who can break his record of the highest individual score, Lara picks Kohli, David Warner and Rohit Sharma.

Virat Kohli is cricketing version of Cristiano Ronaldo: Brian Lara

December 16, 2019 4:37 pm

Brian Lara says he is in awe of how Kohli has honed his skills to take batting to an "unbelievable level".

Brian Lara weighs in on mental health: Experienced feeling of despair due to pressure of world records

December 06, 2019 3:05 pm

West Indies and India are playing a three-match T20 International and three-match ODI series, starting Friday in Hyderabad. India are overwhelming favourites to emerge winners.


Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara send fans on nostalgia trip at Wankhede

March 07, 2020 10:55 pm

Two of the biggest names in world cricket — Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara — locked horns in Mumbai as fans got to relive memories. India Legends eventually won the contest with a seven-wicket win.

Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara play gully cricket with Selection Day actors

April 19, 2019 2:34 pm

Selection Day actors Yash Dholye and Karanvir Malhotra got to meet real-life cricket rivals Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara before the release of the second innings of their show.