VVS Laxmans Birthday: Wishes Pour In For India Legend On 46th Birthday

VVS Laxman’s Birthday: Needs Pour In For India Legend On 46th Birthday


VVS Laxman turned 46 on Sunday and needs poured in from many within the cricket group for the former India cricketer. “This is wishing @VVSLaxman281- some of the swish batsmen ever to have graced the sport – a really pleased birthday. Birthday,” tweeted the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) together with a video of his knock of 176 not out in opposition to the West Indies in November 2011. The Worldwide Cricket Council additionally wished the India cricketer with a tweet. “He was the architect of India’s historic come-from-behind victory over Australia within the 2001 Kolkata Check, scoring his career-best 281 within the match!” wrote ICC in a tweet. 

“A contented birthday to our very very pecial mentor, @VVSLaxman281” wrote SunRisers Hyderabad on Twitter. Laxman is the mentor of SRH.

“Pleased birthday @VVSLaxman281! It has been a whole pleasure understanding you! Thanks for all the beautiful reminiscences through the years! Wishing you one of the best of well being and happiness all the time!” wrote Laxman’s former India teammate, Gautam Gambhir. 

Laxman made his debut for India in November 1996 within the Ahmedabad Check in opposition to South Africa. He made his One-day Worldwide debut in opposition to Zimbabwe in Cuttack in April 1998. 

Laxman went on to play 134 Exams and 86 ODIs for India, scoring 8,781 Check runs and a pair of,338 ODI runs. 

His highest Check rating of 281 in opposition to Australia in 2001 remained the very best by any Indian for 3 years earlier than Virender Sehwag smashed 309 in opposition to Pakistan in 2004. 


That highest rating got here in certainly one of India’s most memorable Check wins when the group got here again from being requested to follow-on and defeated Australia by 171 runs in Kolkata. 

Along with Laxman’s majestic 281, Rahul Dravid scored 180 within the second innings as the 2 batted for a day and put collectively a 376-run partnership for the fifth wicket. 

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