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Showing news for 1st Match: South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town, Feb 9, 2003
Feb 12, 2007: After four months out of the game, the West Indian maestro got the World Cup off to a cracking start
Pool B - 2003 World Cup
2004: At Cape Town, February 9, 2003 (day/night)
Feb 9, 2003: After the dazzling display of the 2003 ICC World Cup opening ceremony, the genius of Brian Lara managed to surpass the spectacle and enthrall a capacity crowd of 24,200 in the opening match of the tournament the West Indies and South Africa.
A look at some of cricket's most memorable strokes - and their makers