West Indies shouldn’t get carried away, says Lara
Mon, Oct 22, '12
Brian Lara has hailed the West Indies’ successful T20 World Cup campaign in Sri Lanka earlier this month.
However, the cricket legend has urged his fellow West Indians not to get carried away with their latest triumph, warning there is still much work to be done on the international scene.
“I find sometimes we tend to celebrate too much as a people,” Lara told The Royal Gazette. “Yes, it’s good to celebrate but we have to sort of dig deep, dissect, see the reason why we came out on top in this particular tournament and see if we can transfer some of that to the 50-over game and Test arena because it’s a start.
“It’s a wonderful start to be on top of the World in T20 cricket but what happens to the other versions of the game? Are we going to take up the challenges in those versions of the game and see if we can get to the top as well? That’s what I think is most important.
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