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The world record that nearly wasn't

Apr 19, 2014: Twenty years ago this week, Brian Lara became Test cricket's highest scorer, but he almost didn't make it

Martin Williamson

West Indies in India 2013-14

Lara questions Narine, Bravo absence in Tests

Nov 19, 2013: Brian Lara has questioned the selectors' decision to ignore the pair of Dwayne Bravo and Sunil Narine for the Test leg of the India tour

ESPNcricinfo staff

Champions League T20 news

Lara to assist T&T for CLT20

Sep 12, 2013: Brian Lara will travel with the Trinidad and Tobago team for the Champions League in India in a non-management role in order to help guide the team

Renaldo Matadeen

Brian Lara

As told by the supporting cast

Jul 13, 2013: A retelling of the Brian Lara story, with anecdotes that add texture to the tale

Vaneisa Baksh

Champions Trophy

Twilight heists and chewed nails

Jun 8, 2013: Five unforgettable matches from previous editions of the Champions Trophy

Nagraj Gollapudi


When Lara led a players' strike

Feb 23, 2013: West Indies cricket hit a new low in November 1998 when the captain and his squad refused to travel to South Africa

Martin Williamson

Bangladesh Premier League 2012-13

Lara unveiled as BPL ambassador

Jan 17, 2013: Brian Lara believes the franchise system will widen the net to find talented cricketers across the world

Mohammad Isam

Pakistan news

Lara declines to play T20 matches in Pakistan

Oct 20, 2012: Brian Lara has declined an offer to play two Twenty20 matches in Pakistan for the International XI

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bangladesh Premier League news

Chittagong Kings confirm Lara as ambassador

Oct 14, 2012: Brian Lara has become the brand ambassador of the BPL franchise Chittagong Kings

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies news

Lara dedicates Hall of Fame honour to father

Sep 16, 2012: Brian Lara, who was inducted into the ICC's Hall of Fame, dedicated the honour to his late father Bunty Lara, who died before his son played a Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC news

Lara, Enid Bakewell inducted into Hall of Fame

Sep 14, 2012: West Indies' Brian Lara and England's Enid Bakewell were inducted into the ICC's Hall of Fame in Colombo on Friday

Andrew Fernando in Colombo

The solitary centurions

Jun 20, 2012: Batsmen who scored the highest proportion of centuries in Test innings where no one else did

Travis Basevi and George Binoy

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Port-of-Spain

Darren Bravo seeks Lara's advice

Apr 13, 2012: Having emulated his technique, Darren Bravo has now sought to channel Brian Lara's mental approach to building a major innings against Australia

Daniel Brettig in Port-of-Spain

What about Kallis?

Mar 7, 2012: Lara, Tendulkar and Ponting may all stake their claims, but when picking your top batsman of this century, you overlook South Africa's finest at your peril

Rob Steen

Who's the pick of the modern greats?

Jan 29, 2012: Ponting, Tendulkar or Lara - who among these modern batsmen was the most dominant?

Ian Chappell

West Indies news

Lara tips Darren Bravo for greatness

Nov 26, 2011: Brian Lara, the former West Indies batsman, has tipped current player Darren Bravo, who has modelled his game on Lara's, for greatness

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies news

'Our infrastructure is terrible' - Lara

Nov 14, 2011: Brian Lara has said that the administrative infrastructure for cricket in the West Indies has to improve before the team can become consistently competitive again

ESPNcricinfo staff

Greatest Teams

As great as the sum of their parts

Nov 3, 2011: George Dobell picks his top five teams in the history of Test cricket

George Dobell

Darren Bravo

'When I'm playing well, I can dominate any bowling'

Mar 20, 2011: A chip off the Lara block, Darren Bravo was seemingly born to play cricket. And he's had plenty of help and advice along the way, not just from his illustrious relative

Interview by Dileep Premachandran


Kenya down the lacklustre legends

Mar 12, 2011: West Indies were a shambles going into the 1996 World Cup, and the unknown amateurs of Kenya exploited that to the full in one of the game's biggest upsets

Martin Williamson
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