"Two Legends, One Frame": Rahul Dravid Meets Brian Lara In Port Of Spain
Both Brian Lara and Rahul Dravid crossed path as players several times during the 1990s and 2000s.
India on Friday defeated West Indies by three runs in the first ODI at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad. After the match, West Indies legend and one of the finest of batters of all time, Brian Lara, caught up with India head coach Rahul Dravid. Lara, who hails from Trinidad, was one of the several former West Indies players who were in attendance at the stadium for the first ODI. Both Lara and Dravid crossed path as players several times during the 1990s and 2000s.
The BCCI took to Twitter and shared a picture of Lara and Dravid standing next to each other.
"Two Legends, One Frame," the caption of the photo read.
India took a 1-0 lead in three-match series after edging out West Indies by three runs.
Dhawan was dismissed on 97 while Gill also scored a brilliant 64 on his return to the ODI team.
Shreyas Iyer also impressed with the bat, scoring 54 off 57 balls.
In reply, West Indies fell short by three runs as Mohammed Siraj's excellent last over gave India a 1-0 lead in the series.
West Indies had got off to a bad start in the chase, losing the early wicket of Shai Hope.
Mayers hit a brilliant 74 while Brooks scored 46. Both were dismissed by Shardul Thakur in quick succession.
Brandon King also completed his fifty, and kept West Indies ticking in the chase. However, Yuvzvendra Chahal came up with a timely breakthrough to make the job tougher for the hosts.