"The Prince of cricket" - Brian Charles Lara, the former International cricketer turned 49 today.
He is acknowledged as one of the best cricketers of his times due to some great innings he played for his side.
Former West Indies batsmen, Brian Lara holds several records and some are still unbroken.
Lara slammed his maiden Test century and scored 277 runs against Australia in 1993.
Brian Lara became the first and only player to score 350+ scores twice in Test history and also hold the world record of scoring most runs in a single over in Test cricket.
Wishes poured in from all over the world on Twitter wishing the great cricket legend.
If at all someone turned batting into a fine arts masterclass, it has to be this man. No other left handed Batsman has fascinated me as much as him. Played BEST playing against the BEST. Wishing the Greatest and My most favorite @BrianLara Happiest of Birthdays ?? pic.twitter.com/1CXCKsDbqz
Former West Indies run machine Brian Lara turns 49 today. He holds the records for highest score in first-class cricket (501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham) and Tests (400no against England) pic.twitter.com/m3a4KPzQwb