Cricket News sort by Brian Charles Lara

Kumar Sangakkara created history on Friday in the first Test against Bangladesh at Chittagong by slamming a hundred in the second innings to go with his triple hundred in the first.

During the course of his unbeaten 122 on day two of the Hamilton Test against New Zealand, veteran West Indian batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul became the sixth highest run-scorer in Test cricket surpassing the legendary Allan Border.

Comparisons between Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara are never ending. While it is a foregone conclusion that Tendulkar is the more successful of the duo, the match-winning skills of the Indian maestro have often been debated in contrast to those of Lara’s.

During the course of his century on day one of the Galle Test against Bangladesh, former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara equaled fellow countryman Mahela Jayawardene’s record of 31 Test tons.

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Before embarking on the West Indies’ 2001/2002 tour of Sri Lanka, where Muttiah Muralitharan stood in wait, Brian Lara approached Sir Garfield Sobers for advice.

West Indian Cricket Legend Brian Lara proved his skills at Soccer as well when the team he represented – Manchester United Celebrity Team won the Barbados Football Legends Tournament.

Ian Chappell rates Brian Lara as a greater batsman than Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting

World records are destined to be set by only a chosen few, so when Brian Lara reclaimed the world record Test score with an unbeaten 400 in Antigua in 2004, six months after it was taken off him by Australia's Matthew Hayden, something extraordinary was afoot.