Former West Indies’ cricketer Brian Lara was admitted to the Global Hospital in Parel on Tuesday after he complained of chest pain. Lara had already suffered a heart attack.
According to a leading news agency, former Windies’ skipper was brought to the hospital at around 12.30 p.m. and medical investigations were started immediately. While hospital authorities refused to divulge any information, sources said that he had complained of chest pain.
Sources said that he was at an event in a nearby hotel when he complained of discomfort. Lara was in India for World Cup broadcasting role for Star Sports.
One of West Indies’ greatest cricketers, Lara has 10405 runs in One Internationals off 299 games with 19 centuries and 63 half-centuries at an average of 40.17. In Tests, Lara scored 11953 runs in 232 inning of 131 matches at an impressive average of 52.89. He owns the record of highest individual Test total of 400.
Brian Lara had retired from all forms of international cricket in 2007 after playing his last game against England on April 21, 2007.