So, there it is. VVS Laxman, an iconic cricketer, has announced his retiremet from Test cricket and this will really affect the middle order for India in the series against New Zealand. Yet, it’s always good to have one final and best game of your career and they leave the profession in a much better shape.
VVS Laxman has been an elegant batsmen for India in the middle order. He always provides the platform and had the ability to stabilise the innings from any kind of situation. That is why he has been regarded as one of the most elegant player for India. He has the knack of performing for India on a continuous basis and has produced some remarkable innings against top-class oppositions. Here, let us see a few of VVS Laxman’s best:
1. VVS Laxman 281 against Australia at Kolkata
This is one of the most significant innings by VVS Laxman. India was forced to follow-on by Australia and were 274 runs behind. Laxman came in at 63-1 and hammered Aussie’s bowlers all-round the park. He shared a handy partnership with Dravid.
2. VVS Laxman 148 against Australia at Adelaide Oval
Australia posted an imposing 556 runs on the board and had finally India tottering at 85-4 with all the top players departing in quick succession. It was VVS Laxman who stuck it out with Dravid, playing a remarkable innings of 148, and seeing India past 500 runs.
3. VVS Laxman 178 in Sydney
He carried on the form that he showed in Adelaide and didn’t find any difficulty in handling the Aussie pace bowlers.