Caribbean Holiday Guide caribbean vacation Inter-Caribbean Travel Caribbean Tours Caribbean Events Caribbean entertainment Caribbean Accomodation Caribbean Holidays Caribbean travel
Caribbean Information  site map and contact site map contact Caribzones
Island Search



Browse

Cricket World Cup 2007

Stanford 20/20 2006


Cricket 2006


Cricket 2005


W.I vs England 2004



Cricket Holidays

Cricketers

Memorabilia


Barbados Nation News

Click to contact Caribzones



    home >> caribbean cricket >>brian lara >>brian lara's victory



CARIBBEAN - cricket test match 2004

Brian's Easter victory!


Brian Lara West Indies captain reaching for a world record

As Christians around the world celebrated the ascendancy of the Prince of Peace into heaven, there were also celebrations here as the Prince of Port-of-Spain rose to cricketing heights. More info

On Easter Sunday the sheer statistical weight of his second triple hundred speaks for itself, as did his first, the unforgettable 375 at the same Antigua Recreation Ground ten years ago that was then Test cricket’s record score.

Easter Monday he went to the summit of cricket becoming the first man to make a quadruple-century in a Test innings. Lara’s unconquered 400 proclaimed beyond doubt his status as the modern game’s No.1 player.


Matthew HaydenBeating Matthew Hayden's spectacular innings of 380 in the first Test against Zimbabwe. Hayden’s mammoth effort beat the previous mark of 375 set by West Indies batsman Lara against England in 1994.

 

Lara congratuated by the English captain on reaching his third centuryLara's latest act of revival, like the first, cannot mask the serious problems that confront West Indies cricket or the reasons why his team should be relying on him to save them from the indignity of a clean sweep.

But at least it has rekindled the confidence and assuaged the anguish of a depressed Caribbean people. More info


Brooks La Touch Photography LtdWest Indies captain Brian Lara kissing the ground in celebration of his record-breaking score on the third day of the fourth and final Test against England at the Antigua Recreation Ground yesterday.

 

(Picture by Brooks LaTouche Photography.)


All cricketdom arose yesterday to proclaim Brian Charles Lara as the all-conquering king of cricket.

Homage was paid to the Trinidadian left-hander for his super-human batting performance at the Antigua Recreation Ground, where he first reclaimed the record for the highest score in a Test innings and then became the first man in Test history to make a quadruple-century.

His 400 not out off 582 balls came in just under 13 hours and included 43 fours and four sixes. In doing so, he eclipsed the previous batting record of 380 established just six months ago by Australia’s Matthew Hayden.

It took the side to 752 for five declared – the second highest score in West Indies history and the highest by any country against England.

Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden has praised Brian Lara’s awesome performance

All information courtesy of the Nation News.

Contributing writers Phillip Spooner, Tony Cozier, Hayden Gill and Andi Thornhill.

Photography Brooks LaTouche Photography



 

Caribbean Holidays

Caribbean Accommodation




Discover
United Caribbean
Caribbean Ezine Articles
Caribbean News
Caribbean Art  
Caribbean Fashion  
Caribbean Food & Recipes
Conservation & Environment
Holistic Health & Beauty
Caribzones Advertising

UK Tour Operator ABTA

Connect to a cause
United Caribbean Trust
Aja's Sierra Leone relief
Born Free Foundation
FREE Gentil
Forest Stewardship  
Hawksbill turtles
Carriacou environmental
Endangered whales
Animal Shelters



 
 
 
 


Caribbean Holidays


Inter-Caribbean Travel | Tours | Events | Entertainment | Accommodation

Click on photo icons to select your holiday option

Caribbean  catamaran cruising vacations Caribbean sailing vacationss Caribbean diving vacations
Caribbean Windsurfing vacations Caribbean surfing vacations Caribbean fishing vacations
Bird watching vacations in the Caribbean Caribbean hiking Whale and dolphin watching vacations off Dominica
Caribbean Cricket vacations Caribbean Golf vacations Caribbean Football vacations
Caribbean sports vacations  

Click on dropdown to visit the islands of the Caribbean and the lands of the Americas.



Home | Site Map | Terms and Conditions | Contact | Request Form 

Click to advertise with Caribzones

book accomodation
 


Copyright ©  2004 www.caribzones.com. All rights reserved. Advertise I I Contact I Disclaimer


Site Map contact Caribzones Inter-Caribbean Travel Caribbean Tours Caribbean Events Caribbean live music Caribbean Accomodation Caribbean Holidays Design by Sioure Technologies