May 25, 2006

West Indies cricket

Oh, but there's always Lara

Kanishkaa Balachandran

What makes the West Indies Cricket Board revert to Brian Lara as captain each time? Tony Cozier finds out, in The Sportstar. Cozier also recounts the circumstances leading to Lara's previous appointments.

So Lara is now back to where he started. Many, like Sir Everton Weekes, will say where he belongs. "He's an intelligent player, he's an intelligent person, and if I were the selectors, I would offer him the job", Weekes, one of the legendary Three Ws, said during the period of conjecture.

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