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ESPN Cricinfo
Why runs per Test is an excellent measure for consistencyIndian and New Zealand bowling attacks in 16 of the 48 Tests he played. However
Why runs per Test is an excellent measure for consistency
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 20 hours ago
Indian and New Zealand bowling attacks in 16 of the 48 Tests he played. However, the overall numbers are very impressive. Brian Lara averaged more than 95.0 RpT in the 30th Test and maintained this in the next five Tests. His peak was after the... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Root's impressive conversion ratefell short of completing 10000 in Tests in this innings. He is only the third b
Root's impressive conversion rate
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
fell short of completing 10000 in Tests in this innings. He is only the third batsman to be dismissed in the 9990s after Brian Lara and Mahela Jayawardene. Lara was dismissed when he needed seven more runs, on 13 in the second innings at... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Root's impressive conversion rate in numbersfell short of completing 10000 in Tests in this innings. He is only the third b
Root's impressive conversion rate in numbers
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
fell short of completing 10000 in Tests in this innings. He is only the third batsman to be dismissed in the 9990s after Brian Lara and Mahela Jayawardene. Lara was dismissed when he needed seven more runs, on 13 in the second innings at... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Root's impressive conversion ratefell short of completing 10000 in Tests in this innings. He is only the third b
Root's impressive conversion rate
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
fell short of completing 10000 in Tests in this innings. He is only the third batsman to be dismissed in the 9990s after Brian Lara and Mahela Jayawardene. Lara was dismissed when he needed seven more runs, on 13 in the second innings at... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Diner en Blanc scores at Queen’s Hallthe venue? After all the speculation about whether it would be Stollmeyer’s Cas
Diner en Blanc scores at Queen’s Hall
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
the venue? After all the speculation about whether it would be Stollmeyer’s Castle, Central Bank Towers or the Brian Lara Promenade patrons were shuttled to Queen’s Hall car park. While not as opulently decorated as when Brian McFarlane... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Nick Compton knows importance of Durham as Test future hangs in the balanceI've found the role and the job that I do is quite intense. "If I wanted to wa
Nick Compton knows importance of Durham as Test future hangs in the balance
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
I've found the role and the job that I do is quite intense. "If I wanted to watch someone bat, I would rather watch Brian Lara, or my late grandfather [the great Denis], or Ben Stokes - I probably would. "(But) I feel like I have made the... Read more
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Gazette
Nick Compton knows importance of Durham as Test future hangs in the balanceI've found the role and the job that I do is quite intense. "If I wanted to wa
Nick Compton knows importance of Durham as Test future hangs in the balance
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
I've found the role and the job that I do is quite intense. "If I wanted to watch someone bat, I would rather watch Brian Lara, or my late grandfather [the great Denis], or Ben Stokes - I probably would. "(But) I feel like I have made the... Read more
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Daily News
When Arjuna inspired Marvanhas scored six double-hundreds in his Test career, a feat bettered only by Don
When Arjuna inspired Marvan
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
has scored six double-hundreds in his Test career, a feat bettered only by Don Bradman (12), Kumar Sangakkara (11), Brian Lara (9), Mahela Jayawardene and Wally Hammond (7 each). Virendra Sehwag, Javed Miandad, Ricky Ponting and Sachin... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Compton admits he's playing for his Test futureStokes' 200 is better than watching Compton's 80. If I'm honest with you, if I
Compton admits he's playing for his Test future
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
Stokes' 200 is better than watching Compton's 80. If I'm honest with you, if I was sitting on the couch I'd rather watch Brian Lara, or my late grandfather, or Stokes. That's what people want to see. I'm by no means unaware of that. "But when... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Host of footballers and celebs tee off at Wentworth golf event(L) Peter Schmeichel (R) and Jamie Redknapp pose with Luke Donald of England du
Host of footballers and celebs tee off at Wentworth golf event
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
(L) Peter Schmeichel (R) and Jamie Redknapp pose with Luke Donald of England during the Pro-Am Cricketers Sir Ian Botham, Brian Lara, Michael Vaughan, Shaun Pollock, Graeme Swann, Craig Kieswetter and Kevin Pietersen also showed their faces. Some... Read more
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iol.co.za
Compton backs ‘old-fashioned’ batting approachJanuary) is better than watching Compton's 80. “If I sat on a couch and wanted
Compton backs ‘old-fashioned’ batting approach
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
January) is better than watching Compton's 80. “If I sat on a couch and wanted to watch someone bat, I would rather watch Brian Lara, or my late grandfather, or Ben Stokes. “But I feel like I have made the best of what I've been given.” He... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Compton admits he's playing for his Test futureStokes' 200 is better than watching Compton's 80. If I'm honest with you, if I
Compton admits he's playing for his Test future
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 3 days ago
Stokes' 200 is better than watching Compton's 80. If I'm honest with you, if I was sitting on the couch I'd rather watch Brian Lara, or my late grandfather, or Stokes. That's what people want to see. I'm by no means unaware of that. "But when... Read more
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give me sport
Nick Compton knows importance of Durham as Test future hangs in the balanceI've found the role and the job that I do is quite intense. "If I wanted to wa
Nick Compton knows importance of Durham as Test future hangs in the balance
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
I've found the role and the job that I do is quite intense. "If I wanted to watch someone bat, I would rather watch Brian Lara, or my late grandfather [the great Denis], or Ben Stokes - I probably would. "(But) I feel like I have made the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Compton accepts England future is on the line ahead of Sri Lanka TestJanuary) is better than watching Compton's 80. "If I sat on a couch and wanted
Compton accepts England future is on the line ahead of Sri Lanka Test
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
January) is better than watching Compton's 80. "If I sat on a couch and wanted to watch someone bat, I would rather watch Brian Lara, or my late grandfather, or Ben Stokes. "But I feel like I have made the best of what I've been given." He... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Nick Compton admits even HE would rather watch Ben Stokes bat than himmore of that. “If I’m honest with you, if I was sitting on the couch I’d rathe
Nick Compton admits even HE would rather watch Ben Stokes bat than him
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
more of that. “If I’m honest with you, if I was sitting on the couch I’d rather watch Stokes’ 200. I would rather watch Brian Lara, or my late grandfather. I’m by no means unaware of that. “I know I’m playing for my career. I want to score runs... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Scholes, Fowler, Redknapp and more turn out for Wentworth Pro-Amit was not just footballers in attendance, as legends from a wealth of sports t
Scholes, Fowler, Redknapp and more turn out for Wentworth Pro-Am
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
it was not just footballers in attendance, as legends from a wealth of sports took part. Cricketers Sir Ian Botham, Brian Lara, Michael Vaughan, Shaun Pollock, Graeme Swann, Craig Kieswetter and Kevin Pietersen also showed their faces. Some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dusingizimana Carries Bat for 51 Hours to Land Rwanda Guinness Recordof health and education." The charity's patrons include the British Prime Mini
Dusingizimana Carries Bat for 51 Hours to Land Rwanda Guinness Record
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
of health and education." The charity's patrons include the British Prime Minister David Cameron, West Indies legend Brian Lara and Test Match Special doyen Jonathan Agnew. To crown it all, Big Eric showed he was indeed a strong lad -... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'I brought middle-order stability to West Indies' limited-overs teams'keep knocking on the door. I learned how to bowl, so I could get people out an
'I brought middle-order stability to West Indies' limited-overs teams'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 6 days ago
keep knocking on the door. I learned how to bowl, so I could get people out and bat again. I was at the other end when Brian Lara broke the world record against England in Antigua in 1994. There were people on the pitch, Brian was hugging me.... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'I surprised myself by adapting to T20s'more dynamic as you get older. Who was your cricketing hero growing up? I alwa
'I surprised myself by adapting to T20s'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 7 days ago
more dynamic as you get older. Who was your cricketing hero growing up? I always looked up to the West Indies cricketers. Brian Lara was one guy I liked a lot. Also, Chris Gayle - I started watching him just before I started playing. He also came... Read more
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Super Sport
MCL vows to pay overdue wagesand vowed the competition would return next year. The Masters Champions League
MCL vows to pay overdue wages
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
and vowed the competition would return next year. The Masters Champions League (MCL), which boasted West Indies batsmen Brian Lara and Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan among its ranks, staged its maiden season in Dubai and Sharjah from... Read more
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Super Sport
Fledgling UAE Twenty20 league vows to pay overdue wagesand vowed the competition would return next year. The Masters Champions League
Fledgling UAE Twenty20 league vows to pay overdue wages
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
and vowed the competition would return next year. The Masters Champions League (MCL), which boasted West Indies batsmen Brian Lara and Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan among its ranks, staged its maiden season in Dubai and Sharjah from... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fledgling UAE Twenty20 league vows to pay overdue wagesand vowed the competition would return next year. The Masters Champions League
Fledgling UAE Twenty20 league vows to pay overdue wages
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
and vowed the competition would return next year. The Masters Champions League (MCL), which boasted West Indies batsmen Brian Lara and Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan among its ranks, staged its maiden season in Dubai and Sharjah from... Read more
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The Star
Fledgling UAE Twenty20 league vows to pay overdue wagesand vowed the competition would return next year. The Masters Champions League
Fledgling UAE Twenty20 league vows to pay overdue wages
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
and vowed the competition would return next year. The Masters Champions League (MCL), which boasted West Indies batsmen Brian Lara and Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan among its ranks, staged its maiden season in Dubai and Sharjah from... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Alastair Cook misses Sachin Tendulkar record by 20 runsto make 10,000 test runs, joining the likes of Sunil Gavaskar (10,122 runs in 1
Alastair Cook misses Sachin Tendulkar record by 20 runs
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
to make 10,000 test runs, joining the likes of Sunil Gavaskar (10,122 runs in 125 tests), Steve Waugh (10,927 in 168), Brian Lara (11,953 in 131), Jacques Kallis (13,289 in 166) and second-placed Ricky Ponting (13,378 in 168). Indian great... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cook hailed by England batting heroes as he looks to make historyabout our players’ achievements. When he passed Graham Gooch it was a great ach
Cook hailed by England batting heroes as he looks to make history
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
about our players’ achievements. When he passed Graham Gooch it was a great achievement. Then you look around the world at Brian Lara, Tendulkar, Sangakkara, Rahul Dravid, all these people who have passed 10,000, and they are some of the best... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Cook needs 36 runs, and a steady opening partnerby Cook against Sri Lanka in Tests. He is one of the only three non-Asian batsm
Cook needs 36 runs, and a steady opening partner
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 11 days ago
by Cook against Sri Lanka in Tests. He is one of the only three non-Asian batsmen - the others being Stephen Fleming and Brian Lara - to make 1000-plus runs against Sri Lanka. Besides Cook, Joe Root and Moeen Ali are the other recognised batsmen... Read more
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Gulf News
Captain Kohli raises visions of glory for RCBit seems like Kohli is set to shatter all batting records in world cricket.A hu
Captain Kohli raises visions of glory for RCB
Gulf News / Posted 11 days ago
it seems like Kohli is set to shatter all batting records in world cricket.A huge endorsement of his batsmanship came from Brian Lara, who remarked: “He (Kohli) is just an unbelievable batsman. No need to say any more!” More from Royal Challengers... Read more
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New Kerala
Faf du Plessis "excited" to get down to CPL business with the Patriots - newkerala.com #64897players who were preparing for the Cricket World Cup. When I look back that was
Faf du Plessis "excited" to get down to CPL business with the Patriots - newkerala.com #64897
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
players who were preparing for the Cricket World Cup. When I look back that was an amazing experience. I remember watching Brian Lara and just being amazed how a player I had idolised on television was taking guard against me. It was such a thrill... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
T&T boxers head to Cuba need corporate helpas the Tuesday Night Boxing at the Castle (TNBC) event scheduled for tonight at
T&T boxers head to Cuba need corporate help
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
as the Tuesday Night Boxing at the Castle (TNBC) event scheduled for tonight at the residence of former West Indies batsman Brian Lara has been cancelled. The organisers of the TNBC, which comprises the T&T Amateur Boxing Association (TTABA), LAY... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Record field set for the BMW PGA Championship Pro-Ambecome one of the social highlights of the summer. Notable names taking part r
Record field set for the BMW PGA Championship Pro-Am
PGA European Tour / Posted 12 days ago
become one of the social highlights of the summer. Notable names taking part range from cricketing greats Sir Ian Botham, Brian Lara, Kevin Pietersen and Shane Warne; to Rugby World Cup winners Mike Tindall and Will Greenwood; to Formula One world... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Lara credits Cozier's advice at 'turning point' in careerBrian Lara: "I sought out the advice of Tony as I believed him to be the one pe
Lara credits Cozier's advice at 'turning point' in career
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 16 days ago
Brian Lara: "I sought out the advice of Tony as I believed him to be the one person who had the first-hand experience to comment on where we were going wrong." The death of Tony Cozier has been considered a loss cricket will mourn for a long time.... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Swinging 60has also reached 60 in one Test. Clyde Walcott reached 60 in two Tests. Adam Gi
Swinging 60
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 21 days ago
has also reached 60 in one Test. Clyde Walcott reached 60 in two Tests. Adam Gilchrist also reached this mark in two Tests. Brian Lara and Dennis Compton, in three Tests and Neil Harvey and Ken Barrington, in four Tests each. Jack Hobbs had an... Read more
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give me sport
Alastair Cook's brilliant Essex form gives him great chance of claiming record from Sachin Tendulkarto reach this landmark after Sunil Gavaskar became the first to do so in 1987 a
Alastair Cook's brilliant Essex form gives him great chance of claiming record from Sachin Tendulkar
give me sport / Posted 23 days ago
to reach this landmark after Sunil Gavaskar became the first to do so in 1987 and he joins a club of cricketing elite. Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting, Jaques Kallis, Rahul Dravid, Steve Waugh, Kumar Sangakkara, Allan Border, Shivnarine Chanderpaul... Read more
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New Kerala
Return of Bravo, Pollard vital for West Indies: Lara - newkerala.com #59210Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 5 : West Indies batting legend Brian Lara wants t
Return of Bravo, Pollard vital for West Indies: Lara - newkerala.com #59210
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 5 : West Indies batting legend Brian Lara wants to see the return of the likes of Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo for next month's tri-nations series involving Australia and South Africa. Both players have been... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Paul leads locals past Bahamas in the Castleopponents when the Tuesday Night Boxing at the Castle series continued at the r
Paul leads locals past Bahamas in the Castle
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
opponents when the Tuesday Night Boxing at the Castle series continued at the residence of former West Indies batsman Brian Lara at Lady Chancellor Hill, Port-of-Spain, on Tuesday night. The action followed a three-leg series which was held... Read more
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dna
England's Alastair Cook on the verge of breaking Sachin Tendulkar's record!reach the milestone in terms of innings played. That record is currently split
England's Alastair Cook on the verge of breaking Sachin Tendulkar's record!
dna / Posted 24 days ago
reach the milestone in terms of innings played. That record is currently split three ways by Tendulkar and his contemporary Brian Lara, as well as Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara, who each needed 195 innings. Australia's Ricky Ponting trails the... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Piers Morgan and Dan Walker set for BMW PGA Pro-Amsporting legends have already confirmed their participation, including crickete
Piers Morgan and Dan Walker set for BMW PGA Pro-Am
PGA European Tour / Posted 25 days ago
sporting legends have already confirmed their participation, including cricketers Sir Ian Botham, Allan Lamb and Brian Lara, and former footballers Paul Scholes, Robbie Savage and Ruud Gullit. Jamie Birkmyre, Championship Director of the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Lara to celebrate Paul tonight54th. He has been described as nippy with fast hands, having competed as a midd
Lara to celebrate Paul tonight
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
54th. He has been described as nippy with fast hands, having competed as a middleweight for many years. Cricket legend Brian Lara, who celebrated his 47th birthday yesterday, said: “The news of Nigel’s qualification for Rio Olympics earlier in... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Udecott owed over $500m by Govtthe last three to four years. And for 2016 to date the turnover was already thr
Udecott owed over $500m by Govt
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
the last three to four years. And for 2016 to date the turnover was already three per cent. Outstanding projects On the Brian Lara Stadium project, Udecott said it was currently preparing tender packages. “In 2010 it was 95 per cent completed.... Read more
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International Business Times
Happy Birthday Brian Lara: Top 10 quotes about the cricketer by former players and legends — Ricky Ponting 4) I have never seen a batsman play spin and medium-pace bette
Happy Birthday Brian Lara: Top 10 quotes about the cricketer by former players and legends
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
— Ricky Ponting 4) I have never seen a batsman play spin and medium-pace better than Lara — Michael Holding 5) Where is Brian Lara? — Nelson Mandela 6) With Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, it was better to be friends and make them smile rather... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Reformed inmates mentor youthwas speaking to the Sunday Guardian yesterday at the end of a rally against vio
Reformed inmates mentor youth
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
was speaking to the Sunday Guardian yesterday at the end of a rally against violence march themed “All lives matter” at the Brian Lara Promenade which began at the Croisee, San Juan. Stewart said, “We have a group right now who were on the walk... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Trinidad's Iraq Thomas blows away Chris Gayle’s fastest T20 tonholds the T20 feat. Thanks to this 23-year-old Trinidadian Iraq Thomas. The ju
Trinidad's Iraq Thomas blows away Chris Gayle’s fastest T20 ton
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
holds the T20 feat. Thanks to this 23-year-old Trinidadian Iraq Thomas. The junior cricketer, hailing from the land of Brian Lara, smashed the fastest hundred in T20 cricket coming in just 21 balls. Thomas was playing for Scarborough/Mason Hall... Read more
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give me sport
Why Darren Bravo could become the next great West Indian Batsmandefiant defence but have been curtailed early by some excellent Australian bowl
Why Darren Bravo could become the next great West Indian Batsman
give me sport / Posted 29 days ago
defiant defence but have been curtailed early by some excellent Australian bowling. Constant comparisons with the great Brian Lara have perhaps placed undue pressure on Bravo’s shoulders to date, but it is now apparent that the comparisons may... Read more

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