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  • Brett Lee rates Sachin Tendulkar above Brian Lara 04-03-2014 11:48 PM

    Mumbai: Retired Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who has waged many a stirring battle against Sachin Tendulkar, on Tuesday rated the Indian legend a notch above West Indies great Brian Lara, thus singing a different tune to that of veteran South Africa all-rounder Jaques Kallis. Asked to compare the two...
  • Sachin's feats incredible, but Lara best: Kallis 03-03-2014 07:08 PM

    Cape Town: Retired South African allrounder Jacques Kallis would not rate Sachin Tendulkar as the best batsman he has played against but said the Indian legend has "tremendously" helped in taking the game forward by playing with the right spirit throughout his illustrious career. "He (Tendulkar) has done a tremendous...
  • Is Brian Lara dating former Miss Scotland Jamey Bowers? 02-03-2014 10:51 AM

    London: West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara is reportedly dating former Miss Scotland Jamey Bowers. The batting great was introduced to Bowers, who is 20 years his junior, by former Manchester United and Trinidad and Tobago striker Dwight Yorke. "It's early days. I didn't want anyone to know, but Brian's...
  • Lara Dutta to ring in the New Year with family 30-12-2013 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Lara Dutta will ring in the New Year with her family, with whom she has taken off on a holiday. The actress took to Twitter to share her plans and she even wished all her fans a Happy New Year. "Taking off with the family for the...
  • George Bailey equals Brian Lara's record for most runs in one over 16-12-2013 10:45 AM

    Perth: Australian batsman George Bailey equalled Brian Lara's Test record for most runs off an over against England in Perth on Monday. West Indian great Lara hit 28 runs off an over from South Africa's Robin Peterson in Johannesburg in 2003. Bailey matched the feat when he took the same...
  • Designing is my new baby, says Lara Dutta 24-11-2013 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: After spending a decade in front of the camera, Lara Dutta has taken a break from acting and is putting her designing skills to test by launching her own sari collection. The former Miss Universe, who has acted in movies like 'No Entry' and 'Partner', has a two-year-old...
  • People associate with Bollywood fashion trends: Lara Dutta 23-11-2013 05:26 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Lara Dutta, who hopes to set new fashion trends with her latest range of self-designed saris, believes people have a strong connect with all that Bollywood stars do. Bollywood sets many trends - in terms of clothes, hair, accessories, colours, music and dance. It makes Lara happy. "It...
  • Tendulkar's technique is the best in the world: Lara 12-11-2013 09:10 PM

    Mumbai: Terming retiring Sachin Tendulkar's batting technique as the best in the world, legendary West Indian cricketer Brian Lara on Tuesday said if he had a son he would have asked him to learn from the videos of the Indian great to excel in the sport. "If I had a...
  • Brian Lara laments not playing a Test at Eden Gardens 10-11-2013 05:40 PM

    Kolkata: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara Sunday lamented that he could never play a Test match at the historic Eden Gardens and made a suggestion to CAB officials that if a veterans match, including Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, could be organised here in the future. Lara was here...
  • Brian Lara fails to see Sachin Tendulkar in action at Eden Gardens 09-11-2013 03:55 PM

    Kolkata: West Indies batting great Brian Lara on Saturday expressed disappointment over the India-West Indies match ending in three days, denying him the pleasure of watching Sachin Tendulkar in action in his penultimate match. "I am disappointed. I hoped to see Sachin in action at Eden Gardens in his last...
  • I will pay to watch Lara but want Tendulkar to bat for my life: Dravid 05-11-2013 10:29 AM

    Sachin Tendulkar is ready to walk into the sunset of his glittering career, and in a tribute to an iconic sportsman, CNN-IBN looks back at 24 years of arguably India's greatest cricket career. Beginning this series of tribute called 'Thank You Sachin', IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai talks to another iconic...
  • Tait rates Tendulkar above Ponting, Lara 24-10-2013 11:00 PM

    Mumbai: Australia pacer Shaun Tait on Thursday rated batting great Sachin Tendulkar higher than compatriot Ricky Ponting and West Indian legend Brian Lara. "It was a short span of career I had with Australia. I was lucky enough to play against Brian Lara, play with Ricky Ponting and play against...
  • Tendulkar's 241 at SCG was his best innings, says Brian Lara 02-10-2013 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: Brian Lara on Wednesday recalled Sachin Tendulkar's masterpiece at the Sydney Cricket Ground in 2004 as his best innings. It was a sight any cricket fan would die for as the two masters of modern-day cricket stood together for a few moments, literally leaving the the crowd at...
  • PM dedicates NTPC's Chhattisgarh thermal power plant to nation 19-09-2013 03:22 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has dedicated NTPC's Sipat thermal power plant in Chhattisgarh to the nation on Thursday and lay the foundation stone of the first stage of the company's planned Lara project in the state. Earlier NTPC in a statement said that Prime Minister would dedicate NTPC's 2,980 MW...
  • Brian Lara impressed with Chris Gayle's leadership 18-09-2013 05:04 PM

    Port of Spain: Former West Indies cricket captain Brian Lara says he was impressed with Chris Gayle's leadership of the Jamaica Tallawahs during the recent Caribbean Premier league T20 tournament. Gayle led Tallawahs to a commanding seven wicket victory over the Guyana Amazon Warriors to win the inaugural event last...
  • Lara Arruabarrena knocks out 5th-seeded Svitolina 17-09-2013 10:16 AM

    Seoul: Unseeded Lara Arruabarrena of Spain advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 Monday. The 113th-ranked Arruabarrena had lost to Svitolina in their only previous meeting in New Haven this year. Also, third-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia defeated...
  • Brian Lara to assist Trinidad and Tobago for CL T20 13-09-2013 07:22 PM

    Port of Spain: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara will travel with the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force to India for the upcoming Champions League T20 which begins next week. The former Windies captain will not be a formal part of the team management but is visiting India in a...
  • Indore girl Mansi Moghe to compete for Miss Universe pageant 06-09-2013 03:05 PM

    Mumbai: Indore girl Mansi Moghe, who has won the Miss Diva 2013 competition, will now represent India at the Miss Universe pageant, scheduled to take place in Moscow on November 9. The Miss Diva 2013 finale, held here on Thursday night, saw 14 finalists, including Moghe, competing against each other...
  • Lara is better than Tendulkar, Ponting: Afridi 09-08-2013 10:52 AM

    Karachi: Joining the debate on who among Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar is a greater batsman, Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi said he considers the West Indian a cut above the best of his era. "Lara was the best batsman I have seen in my entire career spanning 16 years better....
  • Tendulkar, Lara on equal terms, says Steve Waugh 01-08-2013 09:12 PM

    Bangalore: Former Australian captain Steve Waugh Thursday rated Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar as "equals" because they played in different conditions and under different sort of pressures. "I hate comparisons between players because it unnecessarily creates controversy. Both played under different pressure and for different teams. I would place them...
  • Statistics prove Ponting wrong, Tendulkar better than Lara 18-07-2013 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: In former Australia captain Ricky Ponting's view West Indian legend Brian Lara was a bigger match-winner than India's Sachin Tendulkar but contrary to his belief, statistics of the two batting greats tell a totally different story. "Sachin and Lara were two stand-out batsmen for me. Lara won more...
  • Ponting takes a swipe at Tendulkar's hundreds, rates Lara higher 17-07-2013 10:11 AM

    Rating Brian Lara ahead of Sachin Tendulkar as one of the all-time great batting legends, former Australia captain Ricky Ponting took a swipe at Tendulkar's record of 100 international centuries, saying "it has never been about making hundreds". Ponting, who recently scored a hundred in his last first-class game, said...
  • Dia Mirza: Never been crushed by the industry's perception 11-07-2013 10:23 AM

    Macau: She was a teenager when she won the coveted Miss Asia Pacific title in 2000 and, since then, Dia Mirza has been smiling away as an actor, social worker and now, as a producer. But she is glad that she has been able to evade the "pretense" which often...
  • 'Chalo Dilli 2': Is this what Lara Dutta is planning? 02-07-2013 10:17 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Shashanka Ghosh is likely to direct a film for Lara Dutta, which will be a sequel to her home production 'Chalo Dilli'. Lara, 35, is set to start work on the sequel helmed by Ghosh, who also directed films like 'Waise Bhi Hota Hai 2' and 'Quick Gun...
  • Sourav Ganguly is my favourite Indian captain: Brian Lara 21-06-2013 02:18 PM

    Mumbai: Among all the Indian captains that he has played against, Sourav Ganguly is the "favourite" of West Indian batting legend and former skipper Brian Lara as he feels his leadership against arch-rivals Australia was "astonishing". "Sourav is my favourite. His leadership against Australia in Australia was astonishing. I have...
  • Sachin can dictate when to leave, says Lara 20-06-2013 10:34 PM

    Mumbai: Considering his exploits for over two decades, senior India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has reached a position from where he can "dictate" when he wants to call it quits in Test cricket, West Indies batting legend Brian Lara said Thursday. "I think Sachin his performance for India, Sachin he is...
  • Snapshot: A leaner Lara Dutta steps out in a white dress for an event 27-05-2013 01:49 PM

    Post pregnancy weight is a thing of past for actress Lara Dutta. A much leaner Dutta chose a fitted white dress with floral prints for a book launch event recently. Looking radiant as ever, Lara showed off her fit body in the figure hugging dress. So now that she is...
  • Would like to see Mahesh Bhupathi on screen: Lara Dutta 27-04-2013 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Lara Dutta would like to see her tennis star husband Mahesh Bhupathi on the silver screen. "I would like to see Mahesh on the screen but I don't think he will ever come in front of the camera," said the former miss universe. Bhupathi married Lara...
  • Dickie Bird omits Bradman, Tendulkar, Lara from his Test XI 18-04-2013 03:38 PM

    New Delhi: Dickie Bird, the former international umpire, has not found space for three of the modern era's greatest batsman - Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting - as well as the legendary Don Bradman in his list of the greatest Test XI. Bird, ahead of his 80th birthday,...
  • Lara Dutta: Waiting for 'No Entry' sequel to start 13-04-2013 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: Model-actress Lara Dutta is keen to return on the sets of 'No Entry' sequel. 'No Entry Mein Entry', a sequel to the hit 2005 comedy, will be directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Boney Kapoor. It is expected to go on the floors by the end of...