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VVS Laxman Turns 45, ICC Remembers 281 Against Australia

File image of VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid. (Photo Credit: BCCI/ Twitter)

File image of VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid. (Photo Credit: BCCI/ Twitter)

Former India batsman VVS Laxman turned 45 on Friday and social media was filled with wises for the cricketer. ICC paid a special tribute to Laxman, who is best remembered for his 281 against Australia in 2001.

Former India batsman VVS Laxman turned 45 on Friday and social media was filled with wises for the cricketer. ICC paid a special tribute to Laxman, who is best remembered for his 281 against Australia in 2001.

“2434 of his Test runs came against Australia, including a marathon innings of 281 at Eden Gardens in 2001, which took India to one of their most spectacular victories! Happy birthday to the legendary VVS Laxman".  

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This was followed by a tweet from the BCCI, who called him “one of the most stylish batsmen".

His former teammates and current crop of players too, took out time and wished Laxman.

In a career spanning 16 years, Laxman scored 8781 Test runs in 134 matches at an average of 45.97. As far as ODIs is concerned, in 86 appearances, he made 2338 runs. 

first published:November 01, 2019, 15:29 IST