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newscricketa day ago

Mohammad Asif left VVS Laxman frustrated in Karachi test, recalls Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has recalled the Karachi Test in 2006, where Mohammad Asif’s bowling left VVS Laxman frustrated after he couldn’t figure out the deliveries. He also rued the fact that if Asif and Mohammad Sami played a bit longer for the national team, they would have ended as world-class bowlers.
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newscricket3 days ago

Sourav Ganguly was unconventional and fiercely proud, reveals VVS Laxman

Posting a photo of Sourav Ganguly’s Natwest Balcony celebration, VVS Laxman has recalled that the former Indian skipper was unconventional and fiercely proud as a skipper. Laxman further credited that Ganguly went on to empower many young and budding cricketers thanks to his leadership qualities.
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newscricket5 days ago

Staying grounded hallmark of Sachin Tendulkar’s greatness, asserts VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that one of the reasons behind Sachin Tendulkar’s greatness is the legendary batsman’s quality of staying grounded despite a remarkable career. Earlier, Laxman announced, on Twitter, that he will be paying tributes to his teammates and Tendulkar was the first one to receive it.
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newscricket7 days ago

Rohit Sharma was stand-out performer for Deccan Chargers in 2008, recalls VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has recalled that it was Rohit Sharma, who was the standout performer for the Deccan Chargers in the 2008 edition of the IPL, where they finished last. Laxman also reckoned that the youngster’s way of handling pressure in tough situations was what made him a successful captain.
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featurecricket9 days ago

Can we stop glorifying the 2003/04 Border-Gavaskar Trophy, please

Nostalgia is quite a powerful drug: it zaps us back in time, brings warmth to our heart and makes us reminisce about the good ol’ days, making us realize how good, easy and simple things were back in the day. But what’s undermined is its ability to create a false perception.
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newscricketa month ago

Mahmudullah is VVS Laxman of Bangladesh team, hails Mashrafe Mortaza

Mashrafe Mortaza, who stepped down as Bangladesh skipper in March, hailed veteran Mahmudullah as the VVS Laxman of the Bangladesh side for the all-rounder's tendency to perform during crisis situations. The pacer further discussed the Tigers’ infamous upset over India in the 2007 World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

Suresh Raina didn’t make a case for himself in domestic cricket, feels MSK Prasad

Former Chief selector MSK Prasad has stated that Suresh Raina never really scored a lot of runs in domestic cricket to make a case for himself for a sustained domestic cricket comeback. Prasad has further added that Raina’s accusation that selectors didn’t clarify the cause was not true at all.
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newscricketa month ago

Got a scolding from my brother for shouting at VVS Laxman, recalls Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has revealed that he got a scolding from his brother, Ajit Tendulkar for yelling at VVS Laxman during his Desert-storm innings in Sharjah. He has also admitted that his first goal was to win the encounter against Australia to qualify for the finals but unfortunately fell short.
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newscricketa month ago

VVS Laxman gives online sessions to Bengal cricketers as part of their Vision Programme

Former India cricketer VVS Laxman joined head coach Arun Lal in an online session for Bengal players as a part of the Vision Programme during the lockdown period. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cricket Association of Bengal reached out to the veteran batsmen for training its cricketers. 
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newscricket2 months ago

VVS Laxman to impart online coaching to Bengal players, confirms Avishek Dalmiya

Cricket Association of Bengal President Avishek Dalmiya has revealed that CAB batting consultant VVS Laxman will provide online coaching classes to their players. Dalmiya further added that focus will be given especially to the top-order batsmen so that performance can be better next season.
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