In January 2012, Lara was inducted into ‘, According to Australian Bowler, Glenn McGrath, “Lara is the greatest batsman he has ever bowled to.”, In the second season of the Bangladesh Premier League, Lara was made the ambassador for ‘Chittagong Kings.’. Lara’s father died in 1989 of a heart attack and his mother died in 2002 of cancer.

Former US President Barrack Obama once called him ‘Michael Jordon of Cricket'. Lara is the father of a girl called Sydney (born 1996) whom he fathered with Trinidadian journalist and model Leasel Rovedas. When he was 14 years old, he scored 745 runs in the schoolboys’ league, with an average of 126.16 per innings. In September 2009, he became the lifetime member of the, In 2009, Lara became an Honorary Member of the, In 2009, when the then American President. In 2009, Lara was made an honorary Member of the Order of Australia for services to West Indian and Australian cricket. Stay in contact for the latest updates and gossips on sports and much more. Lara stated this would be his last appearance in international cricket, he has also indicated his interest in retaining some involvement in the sport. A huge sports enthusiast and a big foodie, who eats cricket for lunch and football for dinner. He nevertheless affirmed his commitment to returning to Twenty20 cricket,and on 27 June 2010 appeared for the Marylebone Cricket Club match against a touring Pakistan team, scoring 37 from 32 balls. In his last match, he scored only 18. Report a problem? The Brian Lara Cricket Stadium was opened in Tarouba by the government of Trinidad and Tobago in his honour. Brian Charles Lara, TC, OCC, AM (born 2 May 1969) is a Trinidadian former international cricketer, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.

Muttiah Muralitharan, rated as the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, and the highest wicket-taker in both Test cricket and in One Day Internationals, has hailed Lara as his toughest opponent among all batsmen in the world. On 18 November 2016, Brian Lara signed with Newcastle C&S D5’s side The Bennett Hotel Centurions. Brian Charles Lara regarded as one of the most dignified batsmen in the world cricket. Lara and Jamey (24) are both born in Trinidad, and while Lara has previously disclosed his affection for Jamey on Twitter, she hasn’t done so until now. he was the fastest Test batsmen to score 10,000 runs. Lara topped the Test batting rankings on several occasions and holds several cricketing records, including the record for the highest individual score in first-class cricket, with 501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham at Edgbaston in 1994, which is the only quintuple hundred in first-class cricket history. in centimeters– 173 cm in meters– 1.73 m in feet inches– 5’ 8” Weight (approx.) Brian Lara is popularly nicknamed as “The Prince of Port of Spain” or simply “The Prince”.

In 1993 he scored a double century against Australia which was his maiden Test century just after playing five Test matches. Lara has also been a skilled football player. Brian Lara was appointed honorary member of the Order of Australia on 27 November 2009. He added 34 runs in his next two innings, but then left the competition, citing “commitments elsewhere”. Lara suffered a fractured arm against the Leeward Islands in St Maarten on 19 January, which kept him out of the ICL season. He was Awarded with 30 Man of the Match Awards in his ODI Career and 12 Match of the Match Awards in his Test Career. After expressing his interest to play in the 2011 fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and despite not having played active cricket for four years, Brian Lara still managed to attract the highest reserve price of $400,000 ahead of the IPL players’ auction in early January 2011 however, no franchise bought him. • BBC Sports Personality of the Year Overseas Personality Award (1994), In January 1993, he scored 277 runs (his maiden century) against Australia in Sydney, • St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago, Fatima College, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Playing and Watching Football, Playing Golf, Listening to Music, Watching Movies, In 2006, during a test match between India and West-Indies, when Darren Ganga took, Dwight Yorke, Shaka Hislop and Russell Latapy. Lara volunteered to play for his home team Trinidad during the start of 2008 domestic season. On 23 July 2007 Lara agreed to sign for the Indian Cricket League.

On the occasion of bicentennial anniversary of Lord’s ground he played for the team of MCC, under the leadership of Sachin Tendulkar against the Rest of World XI in a 50 over game. Brian Lara Personal life Lara has dated former Durham County Cricket Club receptionist and British lingerie model Lynnsey Ward. • The First cricketer to score 7 centuries in 8 first-class innings.

They have two children. He has also been a golf player and has won several titles. On 10 January 2007, he received the honorary doctorate from the University of Sheffield, England. He topped the Test batting rankings on several occasions and holds several cricketing records, including the record for the highest individual score in first-class cricket, with 501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham at Edgbastonin 1994, which is the only quintuple-hundred in first-class cricket history. Brian Charles Lara (born 2 May 1969) is a Trinidadian former international cricketer, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. In 1996, his first daughter was born. He scored centuries against all Test playing nations. Brian Lara was born on May 2, 1969 in Cantaro, Santa Cruz, Trinidad, West Indies as Brian Charles Lara. Lara is not just a great cricketer, but he is an outstanding player of football. Neroli Meadows IPL Host: Age, Boyfriend, Height, Photos, Instagram, Shane Warne, Aditi Hundia Ishan Kishan Girlfriend: Age, Model, Boyfriend, Instagram, Kira Narayanan IPL Host: Age, Boyfriend, Anchoring, Films, Instagram, Photos, N Srinivasan CSK Owner: Age, Daughter, Son in law, BCCI, Profession, Controversies, Raina, Preity Zinta KXIP Owner: Age, Husband, Movies, Height, IPL, Photos, Prachi Singh Prithvi Shaw Girlfriend: Age, Height, Actor TV Serial, Instagram, Boyfriend, Brian Lara, An unaurthorized Biography and Brian Lara, Cricket's troubled genius, Trinadad and Tobago, Transvaal, warwickshire, Southern Rocks, The Bennett Hotel Centurions. Lara also holds the record for the highest individual scor… Lara is the father of two girls one called Sydney (born 1996) whom he fathered with Trinidadian journalist and model Leasel Rovedas. Email us at [email protected], Alzarri Joseph (Cricketer) Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More, Sheldon Cottrell Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More, Dwayne Bravo Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More, Andre Russell Height, Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More, Daren Sammy (Cricketer) Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More, Rahkeem Cornwall Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More, Sherfane Rutherford Age, Family, Girlfriend, Biography & More, Princey, The Prince of Port of Spain, Michael Jordan of Cricket. Brian Charles Lara: Nickname(s) Princey, The Prince of Port of Spain, Michael Jordan of Cricket: Profession: Former West Indian Cricketer : Physical Stats & More: Height (approx.) In 2013, Lara received Honorary Life Membership of the MCC becoming the 31st West Indian to receive the honor. In 2011, he wished to play in IPL at the base price of $400,000, but, no franchise bought him. He scored 277 runs against Australia in Sydney which was his maiden Test century. Lara also dated Miss Scotland Jamey Bowers. In 1989, his father died of a heart attack, due to this, his selection in the national team was delayed, and in 2002, his mother died of cancer. As a first-class cricketer in 1987, Lara scored 498 runs in the West Indies Youth Championships and broke the record of 480, that was Carl Hooper set in 1986. On 19 April 2007, he announced his retirement from all forms of Cricket. Here is the curtainraiser of Brian Lara's NOT OUT TV Series.