(Barbados Nation) – Iconic former West Indies batsman Brian Lara has reassured fans he is “fine and recovering” after being admitted to a hospital in Mumbai with chest pains on Tuesday. The 50-year-old Lara, who is in India performing duties as a media analyst for the ongoing World Cup in England, said several of the tests completed by doctors so far had revealed “nothing major” and anticipated leaving hospital by Wednesday. Jul 29, 2020 He complained of chest pains and was rushed to Mumbai’s General Hospital in Parel. Lara, a former captain, holds the record for the most runs by a West Indies batsman in Tests with 11 953 runs in from 131 matches. He quit international cricket in 2007 following the historic Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean. (CMC) Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… You may be interested in… ‘The Wehby Report’ Distributed to CWI Stakeholders Prime Minister Mottley Salutes Sir Everton Weekes Jul 4, 2020 Aug 17, 2020 🙏 https://t.co/aUsGSSYXDZ— CARICOM (@CARICOMorg) June 25, 2019 CDB hails Arthur as Steadfast, Passionate Defender of… Jul 2, 2020 CARICOM mourns loss of cricket icon Lara represents WICB at Hughes funeralThe West Indies Cricket Board has advised that Brian Lara will represent the Board at the funeral of fallen Australian batsman Phil Hughes today. Lara who is currently in Australia, was asked by President Dave Cameron to represent the Board at the funeral after Hughes’ tragic passing last week while…December 3, 2014In “CARICOM”WICB hails Windies, Gayle’s landmarkThe West Indies Cricket Board has extended sincere congratulations to Chris Gayle, following his amazing double hundred that propelled West Indies to their second victory today in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, when they beat Zimbabwe by 73 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis Method. Gayle was in record-breaking mood, smashing…February 25, 2015In “CARICOM”Tribute to Sir Everton Weekes: Climbing to the Top – by CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent and the GrenadinesOn July 3, 2020, the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community paid tribute to Sir Everton Weekes who died on July 1, 2020, at the age of 95 years. Sir Everton was accorded a reverential one minute’s silence. He was a great Barbadian and Caribbean personality. Three…July 10, 2020In “Barbados”Share this on WhatsApp
Caribbean-American and other home and business owners across Florida who were impacted by Hurricane Irma could soon benefit from government aid. Caribbean-American and other home and business owners across Florida who were impacted by Hurricane Irma could soon benefit from government aid.The federal government on Tuesday awarded $615.9 million in aid to areas of Florida hard hit by Hurricane Irma.Details of how homeowners might get help with new roofs, other damagers to their property, or impacted businesses might get aid remain to be seen. However, the state says it is working with an array of government officials at all levels to establish a relevant spending plan for the money.The money is aimed at expenses that may have slipped through the cracks of private insurance and federal grants and can go toward constructing new housing and helping restore businesses.