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20 Years ago today, April 18 1994, West Indies batsman Brian Charles Lara broke Sir Garfield Sobers's 36-year-old world record for the highest score in a Test innings. The legendary left-hander surpassed his compatriot's 365 not out as he scored 375 agai

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20 Years ago today, April 18 1994, West Indies batsman Brian Charles Lara broke Sir Garfield Sobers's 36-year-old world record for the highest score in a Test innings. The legendary left-hander surpassed his compatriot's 365 not out as he scored 375 against England at Antigua's Recreation Ground in a historic match played from 16-21 April 1994. Lara was 320 not out at the start of the third day, still 46 runs away from breaking Sir Garfield Sobers's world record of 365, for West Indies against Pakistan in Jamaica in 1958. Here’s a clip from Lara’s record breaking innings…