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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

18 years ago... BRIAN CHARLES LARA's King Size Innings - 501 *



18 years ago... BRIAN CHARLES LARA's King Size Innings - 501 *

18 years ago , on this very day - 6th June 1994, Brian Charles Lara scored the highest ever First Class Innings Score - An Epic 501* in just 427 balls with 62 Fours and 10 Sixes in it !

He achieved this feat, playing for Warwickshire against Durham at Edgbaston - He reached his 501* off the very last ball of the match by smashing a FOUR !! and taking a leap from 497* to 501* - TRUELY EPIC !!

001-100 >> 138 Balls
100-200 >> 82 Balls
201-300 >> 58 Balls
301-400 >> 72 Balls
401-501*>> 77 Balls

Records Broken on that Epic Day : LEGENDARY STUFF !
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At 278 Runs : Highest score by Warwickshire batsman at Edgbaston
At 300 Runs : First Ever Warwickshire batsman to score 300 at Edgbaston
At 306 Runs : Highest Score by Warwickshire Batsman
At 323 Runs : Highest Score by West Indian Batsman in England
At 376 Runs : Highest Ever score by a West Indian Batsman
At 386 Runs : Highest Score by a Left Handed Batsman
At 406 Runs : Highest Score in England this whole Century !
At 411 Runs : 19th Player to score 300 Runs in a single day !
At 425 Runs : Highest Ever Score in England
At 453 Runs : Second Highest Scorer in Cricket History
At 457 Runs : Highest Individual Score in a Day of First Class Match -345 Runs
At 484 Runs : Record for most boundaries in an Innings - 68 (prev best)
At 501* : HISTORY is MADE ! - Highest Individual score in Cricket History surpassing Hanif Mohammad's 499 Runs !!! :)