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Brian Lara Hospitalised After Chest Pain in Mumbai

25 June 2019

West Indies legend Brian Lara has been admitted to a local hospital in Mumbai after complaining about some discomfort.

The former Windies captain was in India for the ICC World Cup 2019 broadcasting role for the sports channel Star Sports.

Lara was admitted to the Global Hospital in Parel in Mumbai, India on Tuesday and is now being kept by doctors to do tests.

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According to a Times of India report, Lara had a minor heart scare and is not in any danger of further complications.

The 50-year-old Trinidadian is at the Global Hospital in Parel in Mumbai, India and is now being kept by doctors to do tests. The hospital is reported to soon come out with an official statement. He is expected to resume TV duties with Star Sports for the India-West Indies World Cup 2019 game on Thursday (June 27). Hospital to issue a statement shortly.

Lara, who turned 50 on 2 May, is considered to be one of the greatest batsmen in cricket's history. Lara's gentle strokeplay and elegant cover drives were a treat to watch for a cricket generation.

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The batsman played 131 Tests for the West Indies and amassed 11,953 runs, while he scored 10,405 runs at 40.17 in 299 ODIs.

He is the first and only player to have registered 400 runs in a Test innings. In 131 Tests, Lara scored 11953 runs with 34 tons and 48 fifties.

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Brian Lara Hospitalised After Chest Pain in Mumbai