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BC Lara’s great GOAT debate: St John’s(x)2, sobering up Sydney and stunning Edgbaston

Antigua, 375, April 1994 & 400, April 2004: Scaling Everest… because it is there “Awesome.” For Geoffrey Boycott, the former England opener, a single word suffices. “Amazing,” Ian Botham concurs. “One helluva innings.” “[I]ncredible physical stamina,” gushes David “Bumble” Lloyd, “a beautiful technical innings. Memorable. Magnificent.” It is April 2004, …

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Cover Drive (Video): “Were you entertained?” Lara discusses his unique style and legacy

Were you entertained?! Brian Lara, West Indies cricket legend and multiple record holder, shares how he developed his unique batting style, the legacy he hopes to have left, and the influence of his Trinbagonian heritage, in the seventh episode of Wired868 cricket series, Cover Drive:

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Cover Drive (Video): Brian Lara on ingredients for greatness and epic Brett Lee showdown

Brian Lara, West Indies cricket legend and multiple record holder, discusses the ingredients necessary to be a sporting legend, his favourite batting partners, and THAT showdown with Australian pacer Brett Lee en route to his first Test century in Port of Spain, in the fifth episode of Wired868 cricket series, …

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Cover Drive (Video) DJ Bravo’s life as a T20 journeyman and why he can’t quit music

Dwayne “DJ” Bravo, Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) captain and two-time T20 World Cup champion, discusses life on the road as a T20 cricketer, the impact of Brian Lara and Beenie Man on his two careers, and why he won’t quit music, in the fourth episode of Wired868 series, Cover Drive:

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