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India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli equals Brian Lara's record of most double hundreds by a captain

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli equals Brian Lara's record of most double hundreds by a captain

On a record-breaking day, Virat Kohli hit his fifth Test double hundred to equal Brian Lara's long-standing record of most 200s by a captain. (Day 3 - Blog | Scorecard)

Nov 26, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Michael Holding dismisses Brian Lara's criticism of unsporting West Indies behaviour of old

Michael Holding dismisses Brian Lara's criticism of unsporting West Indies behaviour of old

Lara also cited other instances like the Windies taking undue favours from umpires during their tour of Pakistan in 1988 and said, he was "not very proud of". The left-handed batsman went onto say that, he felt "embarrassed".

Sep 06, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
Brian Lara slams great West Indies team of old for unsporting behaviour

Brian Lara slams great West Indies team of old for unsporting behaviour

Cricket can have a ring of jingoism around it but Lara’s lecture was refreshing where he looked at raising a finger inwards, least of all on one of the best Caribbean teams (1970s-80s circa) who is fondly remembered for performances not just on field but also conduct off field.

Sep 06, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
After Sachin Tendulkar's backing, West Indies eager to embarrass England once again

After Sachin Tendulkar's backing, West Indies eager to embarrass England once again

Despite being set over 300 to win in the fourth innings following a declaration by England captain Joe Root, the West Indies won by five wickets .

Sep 06, 2017, 10:13 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar catches up with Brian Lara; fan hails Little Master for supporting West Indies

Sachin Tendulkar catches up with Brian Lara; fan hails Little Master for supporting West Indies

Set 322 to win, Windies won the match by five wickets with Hope returning 118 not out – his second hundred of the match after 147 in the first essay. It was their first win in England since 2000 and saw them level the three-match series at 1-1 after they suffered a humiliating innings and 209-run defeat inside three days in the first Test at Edgbaston.

Aug 30, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Hardik Pandya becomes first Indian batsman to score most runs in an over in Test cricket

SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Hardik Pandya becomes first Indian batsman to score most runs in an over in Test cricket

As for Hardik Pandya, he completed his maiden Test ton in just 86 deliveries, the fastest by an Indian batsman batting at number eight. And his raised his hands in two-peace celebration. That was breathtaking indeed! Probably he was giving his ODI trials whose team announcement is set to come today.

Aug 13, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Batting great Brian Lara backs 'ODI-oriented' England to win title at home

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Batting great Brian Lara backs 'ODI-oriented' England to win title at home

England will kick off their Champions Trophy against Bangladesh at The Oval, hoping to make amends for their 2013 campaign in which they lost out to India in the final by five runs.

May 26, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli is a mix of Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, says Shane Warne

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli is a mix of Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, says Shane Warne

Virat Kohli recently became the first Indian skipper to win six consecutive Test series in a row after India defeated Bangladesh by 208 runs in the one-off Test played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

Feb 23, 2017, 10:47 AM IST
West Indies legend Brian Lara hails Virat Kohli's effective style of captaincy

West Indies legend Brian Lara hails Virat Kohli's effective style of captaincy

Lara also gave his good friend Sachin Tendulkar due credit for passing on a legacy to young talented Indian cricketers.

Feb 05, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar only Indian in Graeme Swann's All-time XI; no place for Jacques Kallis

Sachin Tendulkar only Indian in Graeme Swann's All-time XI; no place for Jacques Kallis

Picking his All-time XI, Swann labelled batting great Sachin Tendulkar as the best player of his generation.

Jan 31, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Brian Lara makes return to on-field action, will play alongside Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting

Brian Lara makes return to on-field action, will play alongside Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting

Lara will star in a Cricket Twenty20 exhibition match against the Perth Scorchers on December 13.

Dec 04, 2016, 07:11 AM IST
Aussies fearless no more: The fear factor is no longer there in Australian squad, says legendary Brian Lara

Aussies fearless no more: The fear factor is no longer there in Australian squad, says legendary Brian Lara

Lara said he feared Australia also risked going into a "downward spiral", claiming their 3-0 Test series loss in Sri Lanka in July and August has given opponents a sense of their vulnerability.

Nov 16, 2016, 12:53 PM IST
Not Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara or Ricky Ponting, but Inzamam-ul-Haq is the best batsman Shoaib Akhtar ever bowled to

Not Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara or Ricky Ponting, but Inzamam-ul-Haq is the best batsman Shoaib Akhtar ever bowled to

Shoaib said that Inzamam's timing was one of the best as he seemed to have an extra second compared to other batsmen.

Aug 31, 2016, 12:04 PM IST
Pakistan great Younis Khan equals Stephen Waugh's record

Pakistan great Younis Khan equals Stephen Waugh's record

The 38-year-old Younis is still some way short of retired India great Sachin Tendulkar`s all-time record of 51 Test hundreds.

Aug 13, 2016, 11:32 AM IST
Not Impossible: Kapil Dev predicts Virat Kohli to score 400-plus score in Test

Not Impossible: Kapil Dev predicts Virat Kohli to score 400-plus score in Test

India Test captain scored his first double ton in the first match against West Indies last week.

Jul 31, 2016, 21:00 PM IST
Pakistan legend Hanif Muhammad admitted to hospital with respiratory problems

Pakistan legend Hanif Muhammad admitted to hospital with respiratory problems

82-year-old Hanif was diagnosed with lung cancer three years ago. He had undergo chemotherapy and surgery for his lung cancer in 2013 in London.

Jul 31, 2016, 20:21 PM IST

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Jun 15, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

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Jun 15, 2016, 17:08 PM IST

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Jun 14, 2016, 17:09 PM IST
List of players that have scored more than 10,000 runs in test cricket

List of players that have scored more than 10,000 runs in test cricket

Cook became the 12th player ever to score more than 10,000 runs in Test cricke

May 30, 2016, 22:08 PM IST