"Big Fan Of Your Work" - CSK shared a picture of Ravindra Jadeja meeting "Legend" Brain Lara
The Indian team is in the West Indies for a white-ball series. The three-match ODI series is underway with the visitors having an unassaiable lead of 2-0 with the third and final match to be played on Wednesday at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, at 7 pm IST.
India had won both games with a close finish, and the results of both matches came in the last of the games. However, after winning the second ODI on Sunday, the legendary West Indian batter, Brain Lara, met with the Indian players. Star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was also among those players.
Jadeja also shared a picture of him with Lara on his social media platform, mentioning him as "a legend". Lara represented the West Indies in over 400 international matches across all formats. He played a total of 430 matches on the international circuit.
He has scored 11953 runs in Test matches, while he has 10405 ODI runs in his career. Lara also has the highest individual score of 400 not out in Test cricket by any batter in the world. On the other hand, Jadeja has played a total of 291 games for India.
The all-rounder shared the photo of him with Lara on his Instagram handle, while his IPL franchise, Chennai Super Kings, took the picture and shared it on their official Twitter handle with a caption of "Big fan of your work!"
Notably, the all-rounder was not part of the playing XI for India in the first two ODIs due to an injury. He was replaced by Axar Patel in both games, who performed really well. In the second ODI game, he came as the match-saviour for the Men in Blue.
Chasing the target of 312 runs, Axar came out to bat in the 39th over, when India needed 105 runs. He scored an unbeaten 64* off 35 balls with three fours and five sixes to help India get over the line to win the series.
In the first match, India pulled off a 3-run victory, defending a target of 308 runs. Notably, India has now become the first team to win 12 successive series against a single opponent. With the series already won, India might look to try some new players in the third ODI.