Lara said that bowlers like Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel will come into their own if they are not on the defensive and are looking to take wickets.
The two teams will lock horns in a three-Test series starting Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl, and it will mark the resumption of cricket after the sport was suspended in March due to the pandemic.
Raina had made his First-Class debut in the 2002/03 season and his debut for the Indian team came in an ODI against Sri Lanka in 2005.
Lara had registered a knock of 400 against England in the fourth Test of the four-match series in 2004 at the Antigua Recreation Stadium and it still remains as the highest individual score in Test.
The two champion players will clash against each other when India Legends will take on West Indies Legends at Wankhede Stadium here on March 7.
India had last won an ICC tournament in 2013 under the captaincy of the then skipper M.S. Dhoni in England.
India skipper Virat Kohli has also backed Pant, saying that the 21-year-old has the confidence of the team management.
Lara, who was in Adelaide attending to some commercial engagements, said he was getting ready to meet Warner.
The 50-year-old Lara said that the introduction of the World Test Championship will make the viewing experience of Test matches exciting for the spectators around the world.
The 67-year-old Richards is still viewed as one of the best players to have stepped out on the field. He was the vital cog in Windies' invincible lineup during the 1980s.