Cricinfo Audio July 3, 2006

Lara speaks about selection chaos



Brian Lara - what went on behind-the-scenes hasn't left him very thrilled © AFP

Brian Lara comes out with startling revelations while speaking to the media after the Jamaica Test
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The events over the four Tests left Brian Lara dejected for more reasons than one and nothing stopped him from venting his true feelings. The team selection and pitches were hardly to his liking, prompting him to rethink his immediate future as captain. He revealed that he was indeed appointed as one of the selectors before the first Test, something he was aware of only before the series decider in Jamaica. However, he praised the commitment shown by his side, and also admired Rahul Dravid's tremendous skills on a difficult wicket for batting. Cricinfo's Siddhartha Vaidyanathan reports from Sabina Park.

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