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West Indies news

Lara 'ready' for WICB involvement

Mar 3, 2015: Former West Indies captain Brian Lara is open to standing for the post of WICB president in future

ESPNcricinfo staff

World Cup No. 9: the big story

The year the World Cup left us cold

Feb 7, 2015: The tournament in the West Indies ought to have been among the most joyous, but it was marked by a general cheerlessness, and with the death of Bob Woolmer, outright dismay

Osman Samiuddin

West Indies contracts crisis

Lara counsels trust-building to defuse crisis

Nov 21, 2014: Former West Indies captain Brian Lara has called the recent pull-out by West Indies from the India tour should be treated as a "watershed" moment in Caribbean cricket

Daniel Brettig and Melinda Farrell


South Africa learn the Lara lesson

Oct 30, 2014: A Brian Lara special helped West Indies see off South Africa in the quarter-final of the 1996 World Cup

Andrew Miller

MCC news

Lara to help mark Lord's 200

Jun 21, 2014: Brian Lara will play for MCC on Sunday in a match to mark 200 years since the first game was played at Lord's.

ESPNcricinfo staff


Lara's quintuple fable

May 31, 2014: Six weeks after smashing 375, then the highest Test score, Brian Lara became the only man to pass 500 in first-class cricket

Martin Williamson


Lara reclaims his record

May 3, 2014: Six months after losing his record for the highest Test score, Brian Lara faced England in Antigua. And rewrote history

Martin Williamson

Lara's peaks

Apr 20, 2014: Brian Lara's 375 had a sense of inevitability to it, while the 400 came amid a backdrop of strikes and the threat of a whitewash

Tony Cozier


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
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