Brian Lara


Full Name Brian Charles Lara
Date of birth May 2nd 1969
Place of birth Trinidad and Tobago
Sun Sign Taurus
School and College Fatima College
Family Dad      : Bunty Lara(his father,who died in 1988)
Mom     : mother Pearl Lara
Brother : 10 brothers and sisters
Residence His home is in Santa Cruz, in the hills north of Port-of-Spain
Batting Style Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style Occasional Leg Break Googly
Cricket Gurus Colin Cowdrey, then Roy Fredericks and finally Gus Logie
ODI Debut West Indies v Pakistan at Karachi,1st ODI, 1990/91
Test Debut West Indies v Pakistan at Lahore, 3rd Test, 1990/91
Memorable matches 375 vs.England, Antigua, 1994 ,
501 not out(first-class record for Warwickshire   against Durham in the English county Cricket   Championship),
153 Not Out in Barbados against Australia 1999
Major Teams West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago, Warwickshire, Queen’s Park Cricket Club
Assets His ability to find the gaps is his big asset
Cricketing heroes The late Roy Fredericks and Sir Vivian Richards
Bowlers he finds difficult to face Wasim Akram
Other sports admired Football
Hobbies playing golf , playing with daughter and reading(John Grisham novels)
Favorite color Gray and Burgundy
Favorite music Alternative and R&B.
Favorite film Movie- Shawshank Redemption
Favorite TV show Sex in the City
Favorite restarunt/ hoiday place /hotel Chinese and Italian restaurants
Other intersting facts Test Match Statistics : Man of the Match:8 times
ODI Statistics : Man of the Match:28 times

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