A legend leaves the arena
April 22, 2007
A full house turned up at the Oval, the venue for next week's final, and Lara, one of the greatest batsmen of the modern era, got a tremendous send-off from both home and visiting supporters.
Also see: Lara: Runs and Records
His last knock, though, was a disappointment as he fell for 18. Marlon Samuels hit the ball to mid-on, called his skipper for a run and then changed his mind, leaving a dejected Lara stranded.
Image: Brian Lara walks back after being run out by Kevin Pietersen of England during the 2007 World Cup Super Eights match in Bridgetown, Barbados.
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