A hero, a magician, an entertainer, a match-winner, a saviour, a leader, Brian Charles Lara, like a masterful actor, slipped in and out of several roles with effortless ease. Lara will forever be remembered as one of the greatest batsmen of the modern era, bracketed alongside the elite company of Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting and Jacques Kallis.

With almost 12,000 Test match runs in 131 matches at an average of 52.88, highest ever individual score in Test cricket with 400 not out against England in 2004 and a record holder in domestic cricket with 501 not out for Warwickshire, Brian Lara has cemented his place as a true legend and one of  the greatest ever players!

Check out our exclusive interview with the man himself who talks about the West Indies “invincible” team of the 80s under Sir Vivian Richard and Clive Lloyd, the state of West Indies cricket and looks ahead to the Day/Night Test this summer.

Don’t miss out on UK’s first ever Day/Night Test

The UK’s first ever Day/Night Test Match will take place at Edgbaston on Thursday 17 – Monday 21 August. With an electric atmosphere, fancy dress and a huge range of fan activities, this historic match under the Edgbaston floodlights is a must see. Tickets are on sale priced at just £6 for Under 16s and £26 for Adults. Please call 0844 847 1902 or click here to buy online.