The Prince of the Caribbean aka Brian Lara – 400 & 501
Brian Lara is a legendary cricketer from Trinidad and Tobago who is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the sport. He was known for his elegant and aggressive left-handed batting style. Lara holds several world records, including the highest individual score in first-class cricket, with 501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham in 1994, which is the only quintuple century in first-class cricket history.
In international cricket, Lara is best known for breaking the world record for the highest individual score in a Test innings, scoring 400 not out against England in 2004. He also briefly held the record for the most runs scored in a Test career, before it was surpassed by Sachin Tendulkar.
Lara played for the West Indies cricket team from 1990 to 2007, and he was known for his ability to dominate some of the best bowlers of his time. He was a stylish and attacking batsman, and his performances often inspired cricket fans around the world.
Off the field, Lara has been involved in various charitable and philanthropic activities, and he continues to be involved in promoting cricket and sports development, particularly in the Caribbean region.