Brian Lara suffers minor heart scare, Hospitalised in Mumbai after complaining of chest pain, Former West Indies captain and batting legend. Lara is in India as an expert for a sports network for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Brian Lara has been admitted to Global Hospital in Parel. News agency ANI said the hospital will issue a statement shortly. The former cricketer complained of chest pain and underwent angiography.
Lara is currently in India working as a cricket expert for Star Sports, the official broadcasters of the ongoing World Cup. Lara was also a part of the expert broadcast panel for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019. According to media reports, Lara was at an event in a nearby hotel when he complained of discomfort. Lara is widely regarded by many as one of the greatest batsmen in history. Officials from Star Sports too reached the hospital and were present with the batting star at the time of writing this story.
Medical examinations began immediately after Lara was brought to the Global Hospital in Parel, Mumbai at around 12.30 pm. The hospital authorities are expected to issue a statement on his condition on Tuesday. While there is no official statement on his health from the hospital, reports suggest that he had complained of chest pain. Sources close to the player suggested that he was recovering after receiving treatment. “He was complaining of unease but he is fine now.
He still holds the record for the highest individual score, an unbeaten 501. Lara is the only man to score 400 in a Test match. In 131 Tests, Brian Lara scored 11953 runs including 34 hundreds and 48 fifties. In 299 ODIs, Lara scored 10405 runs including 19 hundreds and 63 fifties. Lara played 131 Tests and 299 ODIs for West Indies from 1990 to 2007. In 31 Tests against Australia, Brian Lara scored 2856 runs including 9 hundreds and 11 fifties.
— ANI (@ANI) June 25, 2019