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IPL 2021 | With de Villiers you think you have seen it all, yet he surprises you, opines VVS Laxman 

VVS Laxman, like most of the cricket fans, has been left enamored by AB de Villiers, and stated that he keeps on astonishing people even if one thinks he has seen it all from him. SRH mentor was also full of praise for Shikhar Dhawan and applauded his 'learning' attitude even at the age of 35.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | T Natarajan was unfit for Mumbai clash, reveals VVS Laxman

Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman has revealed that T Natarajan missed out in the playing XI against Mumbai Indians as he was not fit for the game. Laxman also heaped praise on his replacement Khaleel Ahmed, who he reckoned nailed the conditions at Chepauk to put up a strong show.
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newscricket2 months ago

Won’t agree with Yo-Yo Test being the major criteria for selection; skill remains important, opines Virender Sehwag

After the likes of Rahul Tewatia and Varun Chakravarthy failed the Yo-Yo Test, Virender Sehwag has opined that the test shouldn’t have the upper advantage over skills in terms of selection. He also recalled that the likes of Tendulkar, Laxman and Ganguly didn’t clear fitness tests in the past.
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newscricket2 months ago

Both Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav deserve to be in India's squad for World Cup, insists VVS Laxman 

Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman has asserted that both Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav, who made impressive debuts in the T20I series  against England, should be in India's T20 World Cup squad. Sanjay Bangar, however, feels there is a lot of time to the WC and many spots are up for grabs.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Don’t think Suryakumar will be picked over Shreyas for first ODI, states VVS Laxman

Ahead of the first ODI in Pune, VVS Laxman has stated that he doesn’t think Suryakumar Yadav will make his ODI debut against England in the first ODI ahead of Shreyas Iyer. He also added that Iyer’s versatility and his ability to have batted at No.6 in the T20Is, makes him the favourite.
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newscricket2 months ago

For England split captaincy works, but it doesn't make any sense for India, expresses VVS Laxman 

Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman has asserted that for England split captaincy works because Joe Root isn't a regular in shorter-formats but in India, it doesn't make any sense at all. He also added that the Indian skipper defines the team and is very lucky to have so many seniors in the side.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | India got their combinations wrong; Rohit shouldn’t have been rested, states VVS Laxman

On the back of India’s staggering loss at the hands of England, VVS Laxman has stated that India got their combinations wrong, insisted that they should have played an extra seamer. Alongside that, Laxman also reckoned that India shouldn’t have rested Rohit Sharma in the series opener.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar returns not just to the Indian team but a larger scheme of things

Bhuvneshwar Kumar could very well go down as one of those bowlers who couldn’t quite meet their expectations and convert their dreams into reality because of the nagging injuries that took away a lot of time in and in-betweens. But he returns, just in time, in a year where his presence is vital.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | A lot of priority needs to be given to Bhuvneshwar's workload managament, feels VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a very important member of the Indian T20 set-up for the T20 World Cup in November and thus needs to be properly looked after in the England series. He has further added that KL Rahul should open alongside Rohit Sharma in the T20I series in Ahmedabad.
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newscricket2 months ago

Suryakumar Yadav is a great role model, plays in tough situations and wins games, praises VVS Laxman 

Former Indian Test batsman VVS Laxman has showered huge praise on Suryakumar Yadav, terming him a 'role model' for youngsters and he also stated that he scores in tough scenarios to win games. Laxman also added that SKY deserved a spot in the Indian T20I side for the series against England.
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