On this day 16 years ago, former West Indian captain Brian Charles Lara broke the record for the highest individual score in Test cricket, becoming the first ever player to reach 400 in international cricket.
To celebrate West Indies legend Brian Lara’s 50th birthday, and in keeping with the spirit of World Cup, we take a look at the moment he scored 111 to knock the Proteas out of the 1996 World Cup quarter-final.
Brian Lara has named Shane Warne as the favourite bowler he faced during his career.
Harsha Bhogle says AB de Villiers is the true natural successor to Brian Lara.
Brian Lara opened up about his batting mentality, which saw him reach a top score of 400 not out in a Test match against England.
Watch Brian Lara’s marathon 501 not out for Warwickshire vs Durham from 2-6 June 1994.
On this day in 2004, Brian Lara scored 400 not out against England.