Brian Lara

Brian Lara


Batting Style Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style Legbreak Googly
Age 54 years

Rachin Ravindra scripts records with maiden double-ton against South Africa

New Zealand's rising sensation Rachin Ravindra has brought up his maiden double-century in Tests.

25 Sep 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

ICC Cricket World Cup: Presenting batters with most centuries

Fans have their eyes on the calendar with the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup being just around the corner.

25 Sep 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

Presenting the top-five highest run-getters in ICC World Cup history

The 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup will get underway on October 5 with India being the hosts.

07 Aug 2023

Daniel Vettori

IPL: Daniel Vettori replaces Brian Lara as SRH head coach

Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has replaced Brian Lara as the new head coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).

24 Apr 2023

Sachin Tendulkar

SCG honors Sachin Tendulkar on his 50th birthday: Details here

On the occasion of Sachin Tendulkar's 50th birthday, the Sydney Cricket Ground unveiled the Tendulkar-Lara gates.

Brian Lara named Performance Mentor of West Indies: Details here 

Batting legend Brian Lara has been named the Performance Mentor of all West Indies international teams.

Brian Lara, Arthur to review WI's early T20 WC exit

Cricket West Indies (CWI) has announced a three-member panel to review West Indies' early exit from the recently-concluded ICC T20 World Cup 2022.

IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad appoint Brian Lara as head coach

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have appointed legendary West Indies batting legend Brian Lara as the head coach for the IPL 2023 season.

IPL: Brian Lara, Dale Steyn join SRH's revamped support staff

Veteran cricketers Brian Lara and Dale Steyn have joined the new-look support staff of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Road Safety World Series T20: All you need to know

Cricketing icons Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Virender Sehwag and Muttiah Muralitharan among others will once again feature in the Road Safety World Series, starting March 5.

Tendulkar, Lara to feature in Road Safety World Series T20

Legends Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara will be back in action as the Road Safety World Series T20 gets underway in Raipur from March 2 to 21.

The Wisden Trophy: A look at the key numbers

The Wisden Trophy will be up for grabs when England and West Indies lock horns in the series decider at Old Trafford.

Sachin Tendulkar fifth on Wasim Akram's list of best batsmen

Bowling legend Wasim Akram named his top five batsmen that he either bowled to or played along side.

#ThisDayThatYear: West Indies chase the highest total in Test cricket

On this day in 2003, West Indies entered the record books by tormenting the mighty Australians.

Happy Birthday Brian Lara: His top five Test innings

The Caribbean batting maestro Brain Lara turned 51 on Saturday.

#ThisDayThatYear: Brain Lara breaks Sir Garfield Sobers' 36-year-old record

On 18 April 1994, Brian Lara entered the record books by owning the then-highest individual score in Test cricket.

#ThisDayThatYear: Brian Lara breaks the world record with quadruple century

On April 12, West Indian legend Brian Lara became the only player in the history of Test cricket to touch the 400-run mark.

Coronavirus outburst: Road Safety World Series postponed

The Unacademy Road Safety World Series has been postponed until further notice, owing to the coronavirus scare.

Road Safety World Series: Sachin Tendulkar returns to the Wankhede

The crowd at Wankhede will once again reverberate with nostalgic chants as Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar returns to action at his home ground.

Was slightly harder to bowl to Lara than Sachin: McGrath

Australia's veteran fast bowler Glenn McGrath heaped praise on Brian Lara for his ability to score daddy hundreds.

Sachin and Lara to feature in Road Safety World Series

Cricket veterans Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara will be seen playing against each other for a noble cause.

Bushfire Cricket Bash raises over USD 7.7 million: Details here

Cricket Australia on Sunday confirmed that the Bushfire charity cricket match featuring several legends of the past managed to raise over USD 7.7 million for the communities devastated by the fires that have ravaged Australia for months.

Brian Lara named in final squad for Bushfire Bash

Cricket Australia on Saturday announced the full squad for the upcoming Bushfire Bash.

16 Dec 2019

Virat Kohli

Brian Lara likens Virat Kohli to Cristiano Ronaldo: Details here

Cricket legend Brian Lara has likened Indian captain Virat Kohli to football great Cristiano Ronaldo.

10 Dec 2019

Rohit Sharma

Lara feels these two Indians can break his 400-run tally

Windies legendary cricketer Brian Lara is known for many top moments, including his record score of an unbeaten 400 in Test cricket.

Warner backs this Indian batsman to break Lara's Test record

Australia's swashbuckling opener David Warner produced a splendid display with the bat as he smashed an unbeaten 335 on Day 2 of the second Test (Day-Night) against Pakistan in Adelaide on Saturday.

18 Oct 2019

Mohammed Shami

Brian Lara hails India's current pace attack: Details here

The current Indian pace attack is often rated as one of the deadliest in the world, as pacers like Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami have been terrorizing the batsmen with their sheer pace since 2018.

Tendulkar, Lara to feature in T20 tourney: Details here

Several former cricket legends including the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Brian Lara are set to part in the Road Safety World Series scheduled to be held in India early next year.

Remember these top fourth innings knock in Test cricket?

Test cricket is the most gruelling format, but what makes it exciting is the willingness to fight until the fourth innings.

04 Jul 2019


Brian Lara prefers Sachin Tendulkar over Virat Kohli: Here's why

West Indian legend Brian Lara has praised Virat Kohli as being the best modern-day batsman in the world.

SL vs WI: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head

Sri Lanka and West Indies are set to take on each other in match number 39 of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Monday.

Legend Brian Lara admitted in a Mumbai hospital: Details here

Former West Indian cricketer Brian Lara has been admitted to the Global Hospital in Parel, Mumbai on Tuesday.

Here's what Brian Lara feels about KL Rahul as opener

Two-time champions India were left with a void after opener Shikhar Dhawan got injured. He has now been ruled out of the World Cup.

WI vs NZ: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head

Lacklustre West Indies take on high-flying West Indies in match number 29 of the ICC World Cup 2019.

13 Jun 2019

England Cricket Team

England vs West Indies: Statistical preview, pitch report and timing

Hosts England face West Indies in match number 19 of the ICC World Cup 2019.

SA vs Windies: Statistical preview, pitch report and timing

South Africa and West Indies face each other in match number 15 of the ICC World Cup 2019.

Australia vs West Indies: Here's the complete statistical analysis

Australia will be wanting to continue with their momentum in ODIs when they take on a vibrant West Indies in match number 10 of the ICC World Cup 2019.

28 May 2019


World Cup: Here are the stats you need to know

The ICC World Cup 2019 begins this Thursday, as the teams are all set to put in their best efforts to lay hands on the coveted title.

24 May 2019

Virat Kohli

Brian Lara heaps praise on Indian skipper Kohli: Details here

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli is expected to run the show in the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 starting in England and Wales from May 30 onwards.

#CricketInNumbers: Key statistics, records of Windies in the World Cup

The ICC World Cup 2019 will start from May 30, in England and Wales.

09 Sep 2018

Virat Kohli

#IndiaInEngland: Virat Kohli scripts another fascinating record

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli's tryst with records continued on Day 2 of the fifth Test.

06 Sep 2018

Virat Kohli

Know which batsmen are Brian Lara's favorites

West Indian legend, Brian Lara, opened up in a Reddit AMA on a host of things, including his playing days, cricket in Olympics and also about the modern day cricket.

25 Aug 2018

Test Cricket

#IndiaInEngland: Can Kohli join this elite list?

Over decades, a few cricketers have scored runs aplenty on English soil in a single series.

Cricket: Which are the most famous sledging incidents?

Cricket might be called a 'gentleman's game' but still sledging is an integral part of this sport.

15 Mar 2018

Sachin Tendulkar

#ThisDayThatYear: First official Test match was played 141 years ago

141 years ago, the first ever Test match was played on March 15 in 1877 between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

20 Feb 2018


King Kohli crosses 900 rating points in the ICC rankings

Leading India from one victory to another on the South African soil, Virat Kohli, the unfazed Indian captain is, aggressively yet casually, adding record after record to his name.

Happy birthday Glenn McGrath, here are lesser-known facts about "Pigeon"

Australia's Glenn McGrath is unarguably one of the greatest bowlers of all time.

Aussie cricketer Usman Khawaja talks about being racially abused

Usman Khawaja, Australia's first Pakistan-born player, and the first Muslim to play Test cricket for them, opened up about his struggle with racial abuse as a child.

New ODI honour boards sanctioned for both genders at Lord's

The Lord's honour boards are set to feature women cricketers for the first time following an announcement from the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to introduce honour boards for both Men's and Women's ODIs.