Brain Lara's son Zende and Sachin Tendulkar childhood photo
Sachin Tendulkar childhood batting grip and Brain Lara's son Zende batting grip style looks alike

Former West Indies Cricketer Brain Lara shared a glipse of his son Zende who was learning to bat with a little help and some instructions from his mother. Brain Lara who is considered as one of the greatest batsman of all time holds several cricketing records, including the record for the highest individual score in first-class cricket, with 501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham at Edgbaston in 1994.

Lara recently posted a video on his Instagram where his con seen learning to bat with some advice from his parents.

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Lara was a southpaw but his son is a right-hander. “Look at the way he grips the bat, that tells me he wants to be a left-handed batsman,” the former West Indies cricketer wrote.

Sachin Tendulkar’s reply to Lara’s post

The video soon caught the attention of his good friend Sachin Tendulkar. The master blaster shared the pic of Lara’s son with a childhood picture of himself holding the bat in a similar manner.

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“@brianlaraofficial I know of another boy who had a similar grip and didn’t do too badly in international cricket,” Tendulkar wrote.


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@brianlaraofficial I know of another boy who had a similar grip and didn’t do too badly in international cricket. 😋

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The West Indies legend then re-shared the picture, and replied, “I can see that @sachintendulkar and some of the best bowlers in the world felt that sword! Well I am not interfering then lol. Thanks for the advice. #rightvsleft #legend #mostruns #recordsmen.”

Sachin Tendulkar and Brain Lara comparision

Brain LaraSachin Tendulkar
ODI Innings289431
ODI Matches299463
ODI Runs1040518,426
ODI 50s6395
ODI Centuries1949
Highest score (ODI)169200 not out
Test Innings232271
Test Matches131200
Test Runs1195315,048
Test 50s4862
Test Centuries3451
Highest score (Tests)400 not out248 not out