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Arnab
August 12, 2002, 12:11 AM
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Top recent innings

News Release Date: 04/07/02

Which have been the top innings of modern times? Here are the ten innings that rated highest according to PwC. What links them is that they were almost always made in games where other players struggled to score runs, and helped the team to victory. Three Lara innings feature, plus Laxman's great double century that turned a series. The most recent entry is Inzamam's 329 against New Zealand. Six of the performances were made against Australia, but none were BY Australians (a sign of their teamwork rather than dependence on individuals, perhaps?):

TOP TEN RATED INNINGS SINCE 1990

1 Graham Gooch 154* v West Indies, Leeds 1991

2 Brian Lara 213 v Aus, Kingston 1999

3 Saeed Anwar 188* v Ind, Kolkata 1999

4 V.V.S.Laxman 281 v Aus, Kolkata 2001

5 Inzamam-ul-Haq 329 v NZ, Lahore 2002

6 Gordon Greenidge 226 v Aus, Bridgetown 1991

7 Brian Lara 153* v Aus, Bridgetown 1999

8 Desmond Haynes 143* v Pak, Port-of-Spain 1993

9 Brian Lara 182 v Aus, Adelaide 2000

10 Mark Butcher 173* v Aus, Leeds 2001

Zobair
August 12, 2002, 09:28 AM
Lara is DA MAN!...and so are you bro ;)