West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara was today admitted to a hospital in Mumbai after complaining of discomfort. The 50-year-old from Trinidad, considered one of the greatest batsmen to have played the game, was admitted to the Global Hospital in Parel, Mumbai after complaining of discomfort during an event in the city.
The hospital authorities are expected to issue a statement on his condition soon. The former batsman is in the country as an analyst for the official broadcasters of the ongoing World Cup. The legendary left-hander has played 131 Tests for the West Indies and averaged 52.89 for his 11,953 runs, while his 299 ODI appearances yielded 10,405 runs at 40.17. Lara is the first and only player to have registered 400 runs in a Test inning.