Happy Birthday VVS Laxman – Indian Cricket’s ‘˜Very Very Special’ Player VVS Laxman celebrates his 40th birthday on Saturday.
Indian Cricket’s ‘Very Very Special’ Player VVS Laxman celebrates his 40th birthday on Saturday.
One of India’s batting icon and a nemesis for many opposition bowlers, Laxman represented the country for more than a decade has been one of the leading run-scorer in the recent past.
His gentlemanisque behaviour and stylish play, was often lauded by many ex players and pundits.
Throughout his playing span, Laxman had an exceptional Test career with a massive 8781 runs in 134 matches. He had a resounding average of 49.37 with 17 centuries and 56 half-centuries. Moreover, Laxman was known to be an archenemy to the Aussie bowlers especially his innings of 281 in Kolkata 2001 that is remembered even today.
Cricketing fraternity wished the batsman on social micro-blogging site, Twitter on Saturday and here’s how they wished:
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) October 17, 2014
It is a birthday for one of the nicest people I have met. Have a great year @VVSLaxman281
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) November 1, 2014
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) October 31, 2014
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) November 1, 2014
Happy birthday lachi bhai. Wish you a great one @VVSLaxman281
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) November 1, 2014
— Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) November 1, 2014
— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) November 1, 2014
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 1, 2014