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Brian Lara's precision: It all started playing with bats made of coconut branch and balls made of marbles

"My brother shaped a cricket bat out of coconut branch. You know Caribbeans are tropical and they love their coconut trees. I was only four years old," Lara told ICC Cricket 360.

Good to see that game has a leader now: Brian Lara on Virat Kohli

However, Brian Lara refused to comment on the Virat Kohli-Sachin Tendulkar "who is better" debate. Lara spoke about how and Tendulkar never bothered about comparisons.


Would choose Sachin Tendulkar over Brian Lara to bat for my life, says Shane Warne

Eight years after clarifying that his "nightmares" about Sachin Tendulkar comment was a joke, spin great Shane Warne Wednesday had no qualms in picking the iconic Indian as the one to "bat" for his life.

Virat Kohli averages better than Brian Lara in run chases, quicker than Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting

Virat Kohli has the most runs (8,888), best average (55.55) and most hundreds (31) than any other batsman after 200 ODIs.

Dean Elgar scores 199: List of batsmen who have been dismissed in 190s

South Africa opener Dean Elgar became the latest batsman to get out in 190s when he was dismissed for 199 against Bangladesh in first Test

Brian Lara reveals he was embarrassed by behaviour of West Indian greats

Speaking at Lord’s at the MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture 2017, West Indies batting legend Brian Lara revealed he was embarrassed by the behaviour of some of the West Indian greats.


Viv Richards told me, ‘Get your a** up, you are not being paid to sleep’, reveals Brian Lara on early days

Brian Lara talks about his first time as part of the West Indies dressing room, the presence of the team in his father's funeral and how intimidated he was by Sir Vivian Richards in his Cowdrey lecture.

Watching a West Indies side indulge in time-wasting was the most embarrassing moment for me, says Brian Lara

Legendary West Indian batsman, Brian Lara has called upon the top sides of cricket to come together and ensure that the game of cricket maintains its integrity. Speaking at the MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey lecture at Lord’s Lara said the top side of cricket also have a responsibility to take the game forward and […]

West Indies vs England: Brian Lara does 'Champion' dance

West Indies defeated England to clinch their second World T20 title, most by any team.

Parineeti Chopra 'honoured' to meet Brian Lara

Parineeti Chopra is thrilled to have met West Indian batting legend Brian Lara at an event in Hyderabad.

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

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.