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Brian Lara visited India 6-7 times this year, says cricket in the country is an experience unlike any other

Lara said that India is now the buzz place when it comes to cricket, for both fans as well as players.

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Updated: Dec 09, 2019, 06.21 PM IST
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Lara said that anyone who understands cricket should experience it in India.
Former West Indies captain Brain Lara was in Mumbai for a golfing event a few days ago. The 50-year-old who prides himself at being a golfer who has 5 handicap shared how India has become his second home.

"I have experienced India and visited many states. Between the IPL, the World Cup and the West Indies being here, I have been to India in 2019 at least six to seven times. If you don't experience cricket in India, you have not experienced anything. I think that is why, so many fans from all over the world come here," the all-time-great said at the event.

S. Badrinath takes selfie with Brian Lara (L) and Ajit Agarkar at the Willingdon Sports Club in Mumbai.​
S. Badrinath takes selfie with Brian Lara (L) and Ajit Agarkar at the Willingdon Sports Club in Mumbai.

Looking stylish in ocher-coloured pants with a silver-grey and brown belt, he added, "You talk about Lords being the home of cricket, India is easily the place where all cricketing activities happen."

Lara shared how he agrees that the soul of cricket is in India. "You see the influx of cricketers from all over in India to play in the IPL. The fans understand that this is the heartbeat of the game. If you understand cricket, then you want to experience it in India," he said.

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