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newscricket6 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | VVS Laxman leaves out Ravichandran Ashwin from his playing XI vs Pakistan

Ahead of India's T20 World Cup 2021 opener against Pakistan on Sunday, batting great VVS Laxman has penned down his ideal playing XI for the high-octane clash, leaving out premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Laxman has named both Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja for the Super 12s fixture.
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newscricket10 days ago

Reports | VVS Laxman refuses offer to become NCA head as BCCI begins search for Rahul Dravid's replacement

According to reports, former India batsman VVS Laxman has declined the proposal to take over as the National Cricket Academy (NCA) head after being approached by the BCCI for the position. Notably, incumbent Rahul Dravid, is most likely to become the next head coach of senior men's cricket team.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman in contention for Indian Team Head Coach

The Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI may approach Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman for the post of head coach of the Indian team when Ravi Shastri’s tenure comes to an end after the T20 World Cup. Kumble was the head coach for one year in 2016-17 before he resigned after a fallout with the captain, Virat Kohli.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | Unfair to blame Indian players for Manchester Test cancellation, asserts VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that, looking at the circumstances in which the Manchester Test between India and England was cancelled, it is inappropriate to point fingers at Indian players. Laxman explained how it can be very difficult for the players to play the game in such a mental state.
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newscricket2 months ago

Current India batting line-up not as strong as Tendulkar, Dravid, Ganguly, Laxman and Sehwag, says Shane Warne

Talking about the composition of the current Indian batting line-up, former Australia spinner Shane Warne said that it is nowhere close to the 'Fab 5' list which consisted of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag. Further, Warner praised Kohli and Sharma.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Shardul Thakur has all the shots in the book, believes VVS Laxman

After Shardul Thankur’s superb knock of 60, VVS Laxman has praised the all rounder claiming that he has all the shots in the book. Laxman, who played with a lot of tail-enders in his career, went as far as to suggest that Shardul can be preferred over Ravindra Jadeja for the role of an all-rounder.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | Virat Kohli is repeating the same mistakes continuously, reckons VVS Laxman

Ahead of the fourth Test at Oval, VVS Laxman stated that Virat Kohli is repeating the same mistake of playing outside the off-stump line. He added that Kohli should adopt patience against the English bowlers, who stick to their basics to trick the Indian skipper by knowing his weakness.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | The experienced duo of Rahane and Pujara making the same mistake time and again, says VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman stated that two of India’s experienced Test batsmen, Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara are making the same mistakes continuously. The Indian batsman-turned-commentator also added that there are youngsters waiting to take the spot in the middle order if the batsmen fails to score.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | Unable to comprehend decision behind leaving out Ashwin, reckons VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has questioned Ravichandran Ashwin’s exclusion from the Indian side for the second Test at Lord’s stating that he is unable to comprehend the reason behind it. The Indian batsman-turned-commentator has also stated that irrespective of all conditions, having four fast bowlers is a luxury.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs IND | Rohit Sharma will ‘definitely’ convert starts into big scores, states VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has claimed that, despite Rohit Sharma developing the bad habit of throwing away starts, he expects the veteran opener to eventually notch up big scores in the games to come. Laxman further reckoned that Rohit might have been unsettled by poor running between the wickets.
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