West Indies legend Brian Lara 'fit and fine' after being discharged from Mumbai hospital for chest pain

Brian Lara, considered one of the greatest batsmen to have played the game, was admitted to the Global Hospital in Parel after complaining of chest pain during a gym workout session.

Press Trust of India, Jun 26, 2019 15:42:42 IST

Mumbai: West Indies cricket icon Brian Lara was on Wednesday discharged from a hospital here, declared "fit and fine" a day after he complained of chest pain.

The 50-year old from Trinidad, considered one of the greatest batsmen to have played the game, was admitted to the Global Hospital in Parel after complaining of chest pain during a gym workout session.

West Indies legend Brian Lara fit and fine after being discharged from Mumbai hospital for chest pain

File image of Brian Lara. AFP

"He (Lara) has been discharged at 12:20 from the hospital," a source told PTI.

"He is fit and fine," he added without divulging any further details.

In a late evening message on Tuesday, Lara had allayed concerns over his health.

"I may have just extended myself in the gym this morning. I was getting a pain in my chest and I just thought that it was best to see a doctor," he had said.

"Just letting everyone know that I am fine, recovering and I will be back in my hotel room tomorrow," he added.

Lara played 131 Tests for the West Indies and averaged 52.89 for his 11,953 runs, while his 299 ODI appearances yielded 10,405 runs at 40.17.

The former batsman is in the country as an analyst for the official broadcasters of the ongoing World Cup.

Updated Date: Jun 26, 2019 15:42:42 IST


World Cup 2019 Points Table

Team p w l nr pts
India 9 7 1 1 15
Australia 9 7 2 0 14
England 9 6 3 0 12
New Zealand 9 5 3 1 11
Pakistan 9 5 3 1 11
Sri Lanka 9 3 4 2 8
South Africa 9 3 5 1 7
Bangladesh 9 3 5 1 7
West Indies 9 2 6 1 5
Afghanistan 9 0 9 0 0





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6420 123
2 India 6807 122
3 New Zealand 4763 113
4 Australia 5470 112
5 South Africa 5193 110
6 Pakistan 4756 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254