Cricket icon Brian Lara is giving a 13-year-old golfer from Trinidad and Tobago, the opportunity to participate at the BMZ PGA Championship in England.
Lara has been invited to participate in the BMW PGA Championship and he has done on previous occasions, he has opted to expose another young golfer to such tournaments with the main aim of exposing them to the PGA circuit in an effort to further spark and ignite their passion for the game.
The golfer is Christopher Richards Jnr.
A match between a Brian Lara eleven and a Sachin Tendulkar eleven will open the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba on Saturday May 13th.
Sport Minister Darryl Smith made the announcement at today's post-Cabinet media conference.
Smith said the ministry has been working closely with Lara on the opening.
He said the match will be broadcast across the world and will include local, regional and international cricketers.
Former West Indies batting legend Brian Lara is fine and there is no need for his fans to worry, as a story circulating on social media facebook is all a hoax.
According to the report Lara was seriously injured in a car crash before dawn on Ash Wednesday. They even went further to report that publicist Andy Moore said the cricketer was returning from a party with friends in the early hours of the morning, when he was involved in the accident. All we know is that he is not doing well,’ Mr Moore told The Associated Press according to the report.
Trinidad and Tobago's cricket world record holder Brian Lara poses with golf star Tiger Woods in Dubai today.
Lara, fondly called the Prince of Port-of-Spain, met Woods on the course of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club.
Lara is on a golf tour of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Hyderabad while Woods is in Dubai for the Desert Classic.
Photo courtesy Richard Lara|Facebook.