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T20 World Cup: Brian Lara part of 3-member group to review West Indies' performance in tournament
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T20 World Cup: Brian Lara part of 3-member group to review West Indies' performance in tournament

In the recently-concluded ICC T20 World Cup, West Indies were eliminated in the first round itself after shocking losses to Scotland and Ireland.

IPL: Brian Lara appointed SRH head coach as 2016 champions part ways with Tom Moody
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IPL: Brian Lara appointed SRH head coach as 2016 champions part ways with Tom Moody

Lara's elevation came after Tom Moody's term as the head coach came to an end this year and was not renewed by the franchise following a poor 2022 season

On this day in 1994: Brian Lara created history with unbeaten 501 in first-class cricket
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On this day in 1994: Brian Lara created history with unbeaten 501 in first-class cricket

Following his stupendous 501-run knock, Lara registered another record to his name. He became the first cricketer to fetch seven hundred-plus scores in eight first-class innings, the first of which was his 375-run knock.

Brian Lara turns 53: Wishes pour in for West Indies batting great
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Brian Lara turns 53: Wishes pour in for West Indies batting great

Former West Indies captain Brian Lara is celebrating his 53rd birthday today, 2 May.

Happy Birthday Brian Lara: A look at records held by the West Indian legend
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Happy Birthday Brian Lara: A look at records held by the West Indian legend

Brian Lara smashed 11,953 runs in 131 Tests. He notched up 34 hundreds, nine double centuries and 48 fifties.

IPL 2022: Have great respect for Rashid Khan... but he was not much of a wicket-taker, says Brian Lara
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IPL 2022: Have great respect for Rashid Khan... but he was not much of a wicket-taker, says Brian Lara

The Hyderabad franchise took a big decision after the management let go off Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan ahead of this season’s IPL. Rashid had been an integral part of the SRH setup.

On this day in 1999: Brian Lara's magnificent 153 not out helps West Indies stun Australia
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On this day in 1999: Brian Lara's magnificent 153 not out helps West Indies stun Australia

Chasing 308 in the fourth innings, Lara hit a magnificent 153 not out to help West Indies past the finish line in a thrilling match.

IPL 2022: Simon Katich leaves Sunrisers Hyderabad over baffling auction big buys, says report
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IPL 2022: Simon Katich leaves Sunrisers Hyderabad over baffling auction big buys, says report

Katich, who along with West Indies legend Brian Lara and former India batter Hemang Badani, were added to the SRH coaching group headed by Tom Moody and Muttah Muralitharan, resigned immediately after the auction

On this day in 1993: West Indies pull off incredible one-run win over Australia in Adelaide Test
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On this day in 1993: West Indies pull off incredible one-run win over Australia in Adelaide Test

The sensational game helped the West Indies maintain their 13-year unbeaten run of winning Test series

IPL 2022: Brian Lara, Dale Steyn join Sunrisers Hyderabad's revamped support staff
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IPL 2022: Brian Lara, Dale Steyn join Sunrisers Hyderabad's revamped support staff

Lara, who is usually seen commentating during the IPL, has taken up the coaching role at Sunrisers. He has been named strategic advisor and batting coach. The team made the announcement via social media.

IPL 2021: Kagiso Rabada's form a concern for Delhi Capitals, says Brian Lara
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IPL 2021: Kagiso Rabada's form a concern for Delhi Capitals, says Brian Lara

Rabada, who was the tournament's highest wicket taker last edition, has struggled to replicate the terrific form in the second leg of the ongoing season.

There was no fear to bowl to Sachin Tendulkar as he wouldn’t hurt me like Sehwag, says Muttiah Muralitharan
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There was no fear to bowl to Sachin Tendulkar as he wouldn’t hurt me like Sehwag, says Muttiah Muralitharan

Muralitharan also added that he felt Tendulkar had a weakness against off-spin bowling.

Don't think West Indies cricket will ever see those glory days again, says Curtly Ambrose
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Don't think West Indies cricket will ever see those glory days again, says Curtly Ambrose

West Indies had lifted first two World Cup titles in 1975 and 1979 and it took 33 years for the team to claim another ICC title when Darren Sammy had guided them to the 2012 T20 World Cup crown and repeated the feat four years later.

IPL 2021: Eager to see which team can challenge Mumbai Indians this year, says Brian Lara
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IPL 2021: Eager to see which team can challenge Mumbai Indians this year, says Brian Lara

Brian Lara speaks on his favourite moment from IPL 2021 so far, the players to watch out for among many things in this interview.

IPL 2021: Brian Lara hoping to see Devdutt Padikkal 'get a couple of triple figures' this season
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IPL 2021: Brian Lara hoping to see Devdutt Padikkal 'get a couple of triple figures' this season

Devdutt Padikkal scored 474 runs with five half-centuries last season for RCB.

IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant has grown in last four months, will do a good job as DC captain, says Brian Lara
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IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant has grown in last four months, will do a good job as DC captain, says Brian Lara

Pant was appointed as the Delhi Capitals skipper following the injury to regular captain Shreyas Iyer, which forced him out of the tournament.

Road Safety World Series: Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh help India Legends beat West Indies, qualify for final
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Road Safety World Series: Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh help India Legends beat West Indies, qualify for final

Pacer R Vinay Kumar took two West Indian wickets – captain Brian Lara (46) and Tino Best – at a crucial juncture in the 18th over that brought India back into the game.

Road Safety World Series: West Indies Legends beat England Legends to set up semi-final showdown with India
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Road Safety World Series: West Indies Legends beat England Legends to set up semi-final showdown with India

Chasing 187 England Legends, half centuries from Dwayne Smith and Narsingh Deonarine saw West Indies through to the knockout stage.

Road Safety World Series: Schedule, teams, venue and all you need to know about T20 tournament
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Road Safety World Series: Schedule, teams, venue and all you need to know about T20 tournament

The Road Safety World Series will boast of icons of the game including Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Tilakaratne Dilshan, Muttiah Muralitharan and many more legends of six teams — England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh and hosts India.

Road Safety World Series 2021: India take on Bangladesh in tournament opener on 5 March
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Road Safety World Series 2021: India take on Bangladesh in tournament opener on 5 March

The matches will be played at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium and England Legends will open their account against Bangladesh Legends on March 7, a media release issued here said.