10 Amazing Quotes on Brian Lara

10 Amazing Quotes on Brian Lara


The West Indian legend has a list of records to his name and is most remembered for his mammoth 400 in a Test match. After Bradman, he is one of the few players who could bring up big scores and continued to entertain fans around the globe. Here are top 10 quotes on the legend.


It’s always a joy to play against him. I loved watching Brian scoring runs against other nations, not India

– Sachin Tendulkar


I would pay to watch Brian Lara

  • Rahul Dravid


With Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara it was better to be friends and make them smile rather than wind them up

  • Shane Warne


Where is Brain Lara?

  • Nelson Mandela (When he first arrived in Trinidad)


He has the only score of 400 in test cricket, triple century and seven double centuries. That’s a remarkable feat, especiallly when you consider neither Tendulkar nor Ponting has a triple century

  • Ian Chappell


I have never seen a batsman play spin and medium pace better than Lara

  • Michael Holding


Lara basically had the weight of the whole team on his shoulders for best part of 10 years now and had to carry their batting and win games almost by himself.

  • Ricky Ponting


At the very end, a man who throughout his career had done so much to mask the deficiencies of his team had been undone by the foible of a team-mate. It was sad, but it was apt

  • Will Buckley (British journalist)


He is charming, vulnerable, endearing, moody and impossible to work out at times and endlessly fascinating

  • Steve Waugh


I would be so attracted by his persona that I wouldn’t know where to bowl. His body language was just too cool

  • Shoaib Akhtar