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Brian Lara
Cricket  /  Published 08.07.20

Lara: Lasting power of West Indies doubtful

Brian Lara believes the West Indies will need to consider the Tests against England as four-day games since the visitors lack the firepower to “last five days”.  The 51-year-old form...
By Agencies in London

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.19

Steve Smith: the sorcerer with a willow

Steve Smith is the greatest batsman in the world. In another time, there wouldn’t have been the need to qualify this. But given the centrality of limited overs cricket to the revenues of contemporar...
By Mukul Kesavan in

Sports  /  Published 11.04.20

Lara's king-size knock

To say that the ‘Prince of Trinidad’ was hungry for big scores would perhaps be a colossal understatement.With his bat raised high, weight on a bent front knee and head still, Brian Lara always lo...
By Sayak Banerjee in

Sports  /  Published 09.03.20

BRIEFS: Lara wants result

Brian Lara is not concerned about the duration of Test matches as long as they are producing results. Lara, who holds the record for the highest individual score in Tests (400 not out), also said that...
By Agencies in

Sports  /  Published 09.04.19

Lara wants Lynn to be responsible

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) should be careful about not being over-reliant on Andre Russell while their openers too should take some more responsibility when batting, emphasised Brian Lara.Speaking to...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.02.20

Sachin enthrals in charity game

Never was an innings break so anticipated in a game of cricket. It lasted for five-odd minutes, but for Sachin Tendulkar devotees, even that was good enough time if their ‘God’ is out there on the...
By PTI in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 16.04.20

Improvise, Sachin Tendulkar style

Former South Africa captain and all-rounder Shaun Pollock claimed that Sachin Tendulkar had once told him that he found it difficult to tackle the “short-pitched” bowling in Australia but effectiv...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 02.11.18

Thinking out of the box and captaincy

Three India captains on a rain-soaked evening at the floodlit Eden talking on captaincy punctuated with anecdotes — cricket romanticism was at its classic best on Friday.The Cricket Association of B...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 02.11.18

Brian Lara has a big regret

Brian Lara, one of the greatest batsmen to have played the game of cricket, lives with a big regret. A regret so big that he calls it a “shame”. What is it? It is the fact — a very strange one, ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.01.20

Lara sees Kohli’s India as champions in ICC meets

Former West Indies captain Brian Lara believes the Indian cricket team, under Virat Kohli, is capable of winning all ICC tournaments. The 50-year-old icon was of the view that every international side...
By TT bureau & agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi


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