Is Brian Lara the greatest cricketer in the world?

Is Brian Lara the greatest cricketer in the world?

ODI shirt no. Brian Charles Lara, TC, OCC, AM (born 2 May 1969) is a Trinidadian former international cricketer, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Lara also holds the record for the highest individual score in a Test innings after scoring 400 not out against England at Antigua in 2004.

Who is best batsman of all time?

Top-10 Greatest Batsmen of All-time in Cricket | Best Batsman in the World 2021

  • Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar is arguably greatest batsmen of all time.
  • Sir Vivian Richards. Sir Vivian Richards dominated cricket with swagger.
  • Virat Kohli.
  • Ricky Ponting.
  • Brian Lara.
  • Kumar Sangakkara.
  • Sir Donald Bradman.
  • Wally Hammond.

What is Brian Lara world record?

501 not out
Brian Lara achieved immortality with the highest score in first-class cricket history: 501 not out. As if his Test-record 375 wasn’t enough, Lara took the first-class record within two months when he surpassed Hanif Mohammad’s 499 while playing for Warwickshire against Durham at Edgbaston.

Who is better Sachin or Lara?

The debate over who is the best batsman between Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara will continue forever because they both were best in their own way….Advertisement.

Sachin Tendulkar Brian Lara
Match: 664 Match: 425
Won: 307 Won: 170
Loss: 256 Loss: 203
Tied: 5 Tied: 3

Who is best Lara or Tendulkar?

To this day, Lara holds the record of being the only player to score 400 in a Test match. Meanwhile, Tendulkar has the record of most centuries in Test career – 51. He also is the highest run-scorer in the longest format to date.

Who did Brian Lara score 400 against?

On this day in 2004, legendary West Indies cricketer Brian Lara scored an unbeaten 400 against a formidable English side to set the world record for the highest individual score in an innings in Test cricket, surpassing Australian batsman Matthew Hayden’s 380 against Zimbabwe.