Former West Indies captain Brian Lara took part in a charity match in Dehradun to generate funds for a hospital to be built in Kedar valley for Uttarakhand flood victims.

According to PTI, held in the Indian Medical Association at the Abhimanyu Cricket Academy, proceeds of this match will be spent over the construction of the hospital in Kedar ghati, the organisers said. Earlier, Lara also paid a visit to The Doon School and delivered a short, yet interesting and insightful speech.3

Lara also invited the Doon School Cricket Team to play a match with his team in Trinidad and Tobago.

The report added, he also took questions from the audience and spoke ofhis issues with the cricket Boards having too much power, his stance on match-fixing.

He closed his interaction with the audience with the remark,"Most sportsmen fail more than they succeed."