Brian Lara plays for The Doon School against the IMA
As part of the IMA’s support to create funds for the devastation in Uttarkashi, caused by the floods in June, Brian Lara played with the school’s 1st X1 against the IMA. The event was organized by old boy and parent Dr Alok Ahuja and old boy Rakesh Goswami. Dr Ahuja is the President of the IMA Derhadun. On 3rd October, the school team played against the Abhimanyu Cricket Academy. Brian Lara had also visited the school to an enthusiastic crowd of boys who welcomed him to lunch and a tour of the school.
The school team lost the match by 4 wickets but Kabir Sethi, from Hyderabad House and the school cricket captain opened the batting with Brian Lara, which for any player was a once in a life time opportunity. Brian Lara scored 69 and Kabir Sethi scored 36 not out and took 2 wickets. Kabir was awarded ‘Man of the Match’.