West Indies batsman Brian Lara set a new world record for the most runs in test cricket with a double-century in the third test against Australia at Adelaide Oval on Saturday.
Lara made a brilliant 226 to lift his career tally to 11,187 from 121 tests, eclipsing the previous record of 11,174 held by former Australian captain Allan Border.
Playing possibly his final test on Australian soil, the 36-year-old Lara started the day on 202 and needing 12 to pass the record.
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