VVS Laxman


Vangipurapu Venkata Sai Laxman, commonly known as VVS Laxman, is a former Indian cricketer and currently a cricket commentator.Laxman was a right-hand batsman known for his elegant strokeplay who played mostly in the middle order. He was a Test match Specialist and is regarded as one of the Best batsman in the longest format of the game. He is known for his numerous match-winning and match-saving innings, and his special ability to consolidate unprecedented support from non-specialist tail-end batsmen to do this has accorded him a unique status among cricketing legends.

               Laxman performed outstandingly well against the best team of his time, Australia, and his knock of 281 against them in Eden Gardens in 2001 is often considered as the greatest ever test-innings.In 2011, Laxman was awarded the Padma Shri award, India's fourth highest civilian award.He is the mentor of IPL franchise team SunRisers Hyderabad.

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