Full name: Brian Charles Lara
Birth Date: 2 May 1969
Batting Style: Left-handed
Bowling style: Right-arm leg break
National side: West Indies (Lara West Indian Cricketer)
Test debut: 6 December 1990 v Pakistan
ODI debut: 9 November 1990 v Pakistan
Brian Charles Lara born in 2nd May 1969 in West Indies. He is a former Trinidadian (West Indies) international cricketer. He is broadly known as one of the greatest batsmen of all time all over the world. He topped the international Test batting rankings on several occasions and holds several cricket records including the evidence for the highest individual score in first-class cricket with 501 runs and not out for Warwickshire against Durham at Edgbaston in the year of 1994. This is the only one quintuple hundred in first-class cricket history till today.
Brian Lara also holds the highest scoring record for the individual score in an international Test innings after scoring 400 and not out against England at Antigua in the year of 2004. He is the only one batsman who has ever scored a century, a double century, a triple century, a quadruple century and a quintuple century in first class crickets over the route of his senior career. Brian Lara also contribute to the international test record of scoring the highest number of runs in a single over in a Test match. There he scored 28 runs within only one over by the famous bowler Robin Peterson of South Africa in the year of 2003.
Lara West Indian Cricketer
Brian Lara’s match-winning action of 153 runs with not out against Australia in Bridgetown, Barbados in the year of 1999 has been rated by Wisden as the second best batting performance in the history of Test cricket internationally. And next is only to the 270 runs scored by Donald Bradman in The Ashes Test match in the year of 1937. Brian Lara West Indian Cricketer is widely nicknamed as “The Prince of Port of Spain” or simply “The Prince” for international Cricket.