VVS Laxman turned 46 on Sunday and the cricket fraternity got here in unison to increase heat birthday greetings to the previous Indian batsman.
From the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) to legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, all took to their social media handles to want Laxman a terrific 12 months forward full of happiness and good well being.
Taking to Twitter, Tendulkar shared an image of him with Laxman and wished his former teammate and buddy on his special day.
“Comfortable birthday my buddy @VVSLaxman281 ! Wishing you a stunning and wholesome 12 months forward,” the grasp blaster wrote.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 1, 2020
Wishing ‘some of the sleek batsmen’ Laxman on his birthday, the BCCI listed down the profession stats of the previous Indian cricketer whereas additionally sharing a clip of his particular 176-run knock in opposition to the West Indies.
“Here is wishing @VVSLaxman281- some of the sleek batsmen ever to have graced the sport – a really completely happy birthday.Let’s revisit his particular knock in opposition to West Indies on the Eden Gardens,” the nation’s cricket board tweeted.
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Here is wishing @VVSLaxman281 – some of the sleek batsmen ever to have graced the sport – a really completely happy birthday.
Let’s revisit his particular knock in opposition to West Indies on the Eden Gardens.
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 1, 2020
Former all-rounder Yuvraj Singh additionally prolonged needs to VVS Laxman and added that it had been a pleasure to play alongside one of many fantastic gents each on and off the sector.
“Very very particular needs for a fantastic gentleman on the park & in life! Comfortable birthday VVS Laxman. It has been a pleasure taking part in alongside you & creating reminiscences collectively! Wishing you happiness and success at all times! A great deal of love and needs laxi #Legend,” Yuvraj wrote.
Very very particular needs for a fantastic gentleman on the park & in life! Comfortable birthday @VVSLaxman281 It’s been a pleasure taking part in alongside you & creating reminiscences collectively! Wishing you happiness and success at all times! A great deal of love and needs laxi #Legend pic.twitter.com/McZnvW6ban
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) November 1, 2020
In the meantime, former Indian opener Virender Sehwag continued his witty model whereas wishing his ‘great buddy’ Laxman on his birthday.
“Inke wrist mein alag hello twist tha. Comfortable Birthday to an exquisite buddy Bhrata @VVSLaxman281. Could you discover all of the love and happiness,” Sehwag wrote.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 1, 2020
In addition to them, former Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh,batsman Ajinkya Rahane, former batsman Suresh Raina and cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir additionally prolonged greetings to Laxman.
Check out the greetings:
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) November 1, 2020
Comfortable Birthday @VVSLaxman281 Bhai. Wishing you good well being and happiness at all times
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) November 1, 2020
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) November 1, 2020
Comfortable birthday @VVSLaxman281! It has been a whole pleasure figuring out you! Thanks for all the beautiful reminiscences through the years! Wishing you the most effective of well being and happiness at all times! pic.twitter.com/giffzdKs8v
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) November 1, 2020
Laxman made his worldwide debut throughout a Check sequence in opposition to South Africa in 1996. He appeared in a complete of 134 matches for India within the longest format of the sport, amassing 8,781 runs.
In addition to this, he performed in 86 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for the nationwide facet and notched up 2,338 runs within the format.
The previous Indian batsman additionally appeared in 20 matches for Deccan Chargers within the Indian Premier League (IPL) and notched up 282 in it.
In 2012, Padma Shri awardee Laxman surprisingly introduced his retirement from cricket in 2012. After bidding adieu to the sport, he grew to become a TV commentator apart from serving because the mentor of IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad.