Insisting that India are currently playing the "best cricket of the World Cup", West Indies batting legend Brian Lara feels that the defending champions must test their bench strength against minnows UAE in a Pool B match here on Saturday.
Being a former captain himself, Lara is also closely following West Indies performance in the World Cup and feels Chris Gayle's return to form with a blistering double century against Zimbabwe in Canberra on Tuesday augurs well for the Caribbean side ahead of tough clashes against South Africa an
West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has described as “a self-inflicted blow”, the decision by the Clive Lloyd-led selection panel to exclude Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo from the regional side for the ongoing World Cup.
Some of the greatest cricketers in the history of the game will swap bats for golf clubs, and battle at the BMW New Zealand Open when they line up for Golf in QueenstownANZ Celebrity Challenge from March 12-15.
West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara will play alongside Adam Gilchrist, Dean Jones, Justin Langer and other Australian legends in the Western Australia Festival of Cricket Twenty20 exhibition match Monday.
West Indies batting great Brian Lara expects the side to struggle at the World Cup if they are unable to forge a unified team, the former skipper insisting a split between players and administrators was just one of their problems.
On the opening day of the last Ashes series, Mitchell Johnson set the tone for five matches of Australian domination by sending a series of 150km per hour missiles whistling past the ears of a succession of English batsmen.
West Indian batting great Brian Lara has joined thousands to pray for Australian batsman Phil Hughes' speedy recovery but feels cricket is a "dangerous game" and there is always an "element of risk" in the game.
The injury that left Australian batsman Phillip Hughes in a critical condition in hospital was a "rare" event but a reminder that cricket has always been a dangerous sport, West Indies batting great Brian Lara said on Wednesday.
Sympathising with the West Indies players for their India tour pull-out after a fallout with the WICB, Caribbean legend Brian Lara said that communication between the players' and the board is key and its time to stop making internal issues a public matter.
Batting legend Brian Lara has backed West Indies cricket to survive the current crisis arising out of the team's abrupt withdrawal from the India tour over a pay dispute with its board and players' association, as he believes the "BCCI will not be that severe on us".