Former West Indies Cricketer Brian Lara speaks, while CAB President Sourav Ganguly, Cricketer Rohit Sharma, Former Indian Cricketer Md Azharuddin and former West Indies Cricketer Carl Hooper look on during a panel discussions of Jagmohan Dalmiya Conclave (Chapter II) at Eden Garden in Kolkata.
A Man From Trinidad
He missed Sachin for the Eden Test's second innings—Shami put paid to that. But Brian Lara wouldn't miss other appointments. A studio chat with the prince of Calcutta apart, the high point was a visit to Mother House, and a homage to the saint of Calcutta.
West Indies' cricketer Brain Lara, left, shakes hand with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi. Lara is a part of Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Kamla Persad-Bissessar's delegation, who is on a ten-day official visit to India.
As the knights decimated Team Bangalore at Eden Gardens, the Khans cheered on. And seated beside SSRK was the prince of Trinidad, Brian Lara. Perhaps he’s contemplating picking up his Gray Nicolls again after retirement from the game some three years ago.
Ah, so this is what Brian Lara does nowadays. At the newly re-named Obama Terrace, Hilton Trinidad, St Ann's, on Sunday, April 19. "I always wanted to meet the Michael Jordan of cricket," is how President Obama greeted Lara.