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IND vs NZ | Prithvi Shaw can learn playing straight from Kane Williamson, advises VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has advised Prithvi Shaw to learn from Kane Williamson on playing in seamer-friendly conditions after the youngster was found wanting in the opening Test against New Zealand. Williamson’s side cruised to a 10-wicket win inside four days with their pacers all over the Indian batsmen.
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newscricket3 days ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Bengal team has great fighting spirit, opines VVS Laxman

Former India batsman V.V.S. Laxman has lauded the fighting spirit of the Bengal team, who overcame a major scare to beat Odisha and book their place in the semis of the Ranji Trophy. Laxman, who worked with the Bengal cricketers in their pre-season camps, is happy to see the hard work paying off.
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newscricket6 days ago

IND vs NZ | Virat Kohli’s tactical blunder could cost India the match, feels VVS Laxman

Virat Kohli’s decisions on the field on Sunday have not gone too well with VVS Laxman, who criticized the way the Indian skipper shuffled around the bowlers with the new ball. New Zealand added 52 runs for the last two wickets and Laxman feels that Kohli’s captaincy enabled them to do so.
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newscricket9 days ago

IND vs NZ | Batsmen will have a big role to play in New Zealand, reveals VVS Laxman

Former India batsman VVS Laxman feels India must play six batsmen in the Tests against New Zealand as he believes the batsmen will have a big role to play in the Test match. He further adds the openers and the No. 3 have to spend time at the crease if India were to go big in the first innings.
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newscricket11 days ago

IND vs NZ | Countering new-ball will be crucial for India, believes VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman believes that the outcome of India’s upcoming two-match Test series against the Kiwis might very well rest on how the batsmen deal with the new-ball against a quality New Zealand attack. Laxman further believes that the team would need to assert pressure by scoring big in the 1st innings.
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newscricket19 days ago

IND vs NZ | Jasprit Bumrah’s withering form in ODIs is worrisome, opines VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman feels that the degrading form of Jasprit Bumrah, who went wicketless in the first 2 ODIs of the series, is a cause of concern for the team heading into the future. Laxman further feels that the dismissal of Virat Kohli in Auckland was a testament to the Kiwis’ ‘smartness’ on the field.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer have cemented themselves as match winners, asserts VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman was in awe of the duo of KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer after they led India to another victory in New Zealand, admitting that they have reinforced their ‘coming of age’ against the Kiwis. Laxman also added that Rahul has improved his game and has turned himself into a match-winner.
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newscricketa month ago

Communication was key to India's success in the early 2000s, states VVS Laxman

Former India batter VVS Laxman hailed communication as the key to a team’s success on the international stage pointing out that Indian team under John Wright was like a family. Laxman revealed that Wright wanted every batsman to coach a bowler so as to tap into their potential with the willow.
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newscricketa month ago

NZ v IND | Impressed with KL Rahul’s versatility, but credit bowlers for win, says VVS Laxman

Former cricketer VVS Laxman tweeted that he was impressed with KL Rahul’s versatility, but credited the bowling attack for India’s seven-wicket win in the second T20I against New Zealand. Rahul guided India’s chase of 133 with an unbeaten 57, as India went 2-0 up in the five-match series.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Backing India to win more away tours given depth in all departments, says VVS Laxman

Former cricketer VVS Laxman has put his weight behind the Indian team to win a lot more overseas, especially in the Test format, given their depth in all departments of the game. Laxman also expressed confidence that the Men in Blue, led by Virat Kohli, will eventually win ICC tournaments as well.
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