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".
Mahela Jayawardene closed the curtain on an illustrious test career on Monday, leaving a huge gap in the Sri Lanka batting order as well as the dressing room, which the island country will find difficult to bridge.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have forged a formidable coach-captain combination with Stephen Fleming for the CSK in the Indian Premier League but the India captain is on the verge of equalling an ignominous record in possession of the former Black Caps skipper - that of maximum number of away Test defeats while leading his country.
The imperious Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara breaks the 66-year-old record for most scores of 190 plus held by Sir Donald Bradman of Australia. On Saturday, the former Sri Lanka captain completed his 10th Test double century and 13th 190 plus score at Galle.
Sachin Tendulkar made everyone at Lord`s nostalgic with some delectable strokes but it was young Aaron Finch, who stole the show with a magnificent 181 as MCC comfortably beat Rest of the World by seven wickets in the `Bicentenary Celebrations` match here on Saturday.
Former Indian batting legend VVS Laxman cannot wait to see the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara taking on spin legends Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan. Sachin who leads the Marylebone Cricket Club will take on Rest of the World XI under the captaincy of Shane Warne on Saturday at Lords.