Relive Brian Lara’s World Record Knock Of 501*, Scored 28 Years To This Day

Relive Brian Lara’s World Record Knock Of 501*, Scored 28 Years To This Day

File photo of former West Indies cricket captain Brian Lara.AFP

Rarely in the field of cricket has a batsman shown such beauty. Brian Lara. The great West Indies players stood tall among their contemporaries with their stylish batting, which often looked easy. With a huge backlift, Lara’s grace took the world by surprise. He has the highest individual test score of 400 *, which he made in 2004. But 10 years earlier, on June 6, 1994, Lara was unbeaten on 501 for Warwickshire against Durham in a county championship match. This is the highest individual score in a first class match and today is the 28th anniversary of this special feat.

Warwickshire recalls the feat with a special tweet: “One of the greatest innings. Can’t believe it was 28 years ago today!”

Lara’s innings consisted of 62 fours and 10 sixes. To make things even more interesting, Lara reached the historic 501 * mark on just 427 balls.

Batting first, Lara took charge after Durham declared the first innings at 556/8. Batting at No. 3, with the scoreboard reading 8/1, the brilliant batting played brilliantly. Thanks to this knock, Warwickshire scored a great total of 810/4 and the match ended in a draw.


The Trinidad-born legend is currently the batting coach of Indian Premier League side Sun Riser Hyderabad, where he oversaw the rise of fast bowlers. Imran Malik. The 22-year-old fast bowler took 22 wickets in 14 matches in IPL 2022. Lara said the Indians remind him a lot of the West Indies pacer. Fidel Edwards.

Lara said on Cricket Live, “Imran Malik reminded me a lot about Fidel Edwards when he first started, very fast and I hope he understood it when he was international. They will go into cricket, which I think they will eventually play. ” On Star Sports.

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