Wishes pour in as legendary cricketer Brian Lara turns 49 today

WION New Delhi, Delhi, India May 02, 2018, 04.07 PM(IST)

A file photo of Brian Charles Lara. Photograph:( Others )

"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. 

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He played his last match on April 21, 2007, against England and scored 18 runs. While interacting with media post-match he asked, "Did I entertain?" to sum up his entire career.