Brian Lara is one of the greatest Cricketer in the world. he is a Former Cricketer from West Indies and made interesting disclosures about Cricket.
At the age of four, he started playing with a ball made of coconut branch. Lara talked about his father’s abandonment to start with ICC Cricket 360 and become a professional cricketer.
He said, ‘My brother made the shape of the cricket bat from the branch of the coconut tree.
1937 – 2011. Joey Carew, remembering you today 8 years after your passing.
You taught me so much about the game. Thanks to you and Marion for all the support you gave the three of us – Michael, David and I.#carewfamily#surrogatedad#mentor#cricketer#lovealways pic.twitter.com/jILJrytCwg
— Brian Lara (@BrianLara) January 8, 2019
The left-handed batsman scored 11,953 runs at an average of 52.88 during his international career, while in ODI he scored 10,405 runs at an average of 40.48. He said that when I was four-year-old I usually to play cricket with my friends & played with everything that came in my hand.
The 49-year-old Brian Lara said, “I believe in street cricket. I mean we used to play cricket from everything. Whether it is a back part of the house or even play with a branch, stems and in the street as well.
I used to play all the games. Lara said, “We played football in the rainy season, I have played table tennis too. But I thought I was doing better in cricket than anyone else. It was my father’s influence and he decided that I should go for cricket.”
About his father, Lara said, “My father liked cricket and used to run a league in our village. He ensured that I got everything. He sacrificed a lot to ensure that I got everything to perform at the best level.”