Brian Lara News
In the recently-concluded ICC T20 World Cup, West Indies were eliminated in the first round itself after shocking losses to Scotland and Ireland.
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
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.
Former West Indies captain Brian Lara is celebrating his 53rd birthday today, 2 May.
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
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.
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.
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
The sensational game helped the West Indies maintain their 13-year unbeaten run of winning Test series
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.
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
Muralitharan also added that he felt Tendulkar had a weakness against off-spin bowling.
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.
Brian Lara speaks on his favourite moment from IPL 2021 so far, the players to watch out for among many things in this interview.
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
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
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
Chasing 187 England Legends, half centuries from Dwayne Smith and Narsingh Deonarine saw West Indies through to the knockout stage.
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.
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.