Brian Lara, the 10th of 11 children is a former Trinidadian international cricketer who in the present day stands as a quintessential of competence in cricket. His tenure that spans over two decades has seen wonders by this amazing all rounder. Brian Lara is identified as one of the most ultra competent player who has given cricket its true spirit. As a result of his early association with the coaching center that taught him batting techniques, he had a strong grip over the techniques and correct batting style. At the age of 14 Brian Lara managed to make 745 runs in the schoolboys’ league that completely stirred an air of awe among the audience. With such a talent he was welcomed in the international cricket from where his journey of wonders began.
Brian Lara Records and Titles:
- The followers of Brian Lara are aware of his records and his capacity to revolutionize the cricket.
- It was in Brian Lara match in 2004 against England that earned him a record of highest individual score in a test inning.
- In 1994 and 1995 He was given the title of Wisden Leading Cricketer and became one of the three payers to earn the title of BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year.
- The other two players are Shane Warne and Sir Garfield Sobers. On 14th September 2012, his name was inducted at ICC’S Hall of Fame.
Brian Lara’s Post-retirement:
- Brian Lara’s fans were melancholic after hearing the news of his retirement.
- On 19th April 2007 he announced his retirement from all international appearances that indicated his last appearance would be in England on 21st April 2007.
- Due to a bad mix up Brian Lara got run out and at the end of the match England won and as a result he lost the match making his last international appearance an utter failure.
- In the post game presentation he asked the crowd “Did I entertain you?” to which the crowd with its rising crescendo replied and bid their farewell.
- Brian Lara continues to inspire many young cricketers.
- Brian Lara association with cricket even after his retirement points out the fact that the legends never give up.
- Due to his amazing career in cricket Brian Lara is praised by many.
Brian Lara with his competence and amazing skills guides many young cricketers and inspires them to become like him. Brian Lara is a true legend who in a short time managed to become the famous player and earned the great tiles.