View Full Version : The great Lara: reaching 9000 test runs in 177th
January 4, 2004, 11:05 AM
Great Lara...I don't get to see his batting but I remember those days he was one of my dream batsmen..
Finally He reached 9000 test runs congrats...
January 4, 2004, 12:19 PM
He is the fastest to reach 9000, beating tendulkar by 2 innings.
To show some contrast, Lara reached 8000 runs in 164 innings. So he took just 13 more innings to get to 9000.
Sachin reached his 8000 runs in 154 innings. He took 25 more innings to complete 9000 runs on his 179th innigs.
[Edited on 4-1-2004 by Arnab]
January 4, 2004, 01:37 PM
Sunday January 4, 04:16 PM
West Indies batsman captain Brian Lara on his way to scoring a century, Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, on the third day of the Cricket Test Match in Cape Town, South Africa. (AP Photo/Obed Zilwa)
January 4, 2004, 01:38 PM
Sunday January 4, 04:14 PM
West Indies captain Brian Lara, waves his bat towards his team mates after reaching his century, Sunday Jan. 4, 2004, on the third day of the Cricket Test Match in Cape Town, South Africa. (AP Photo/Obed Zilwa)
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