Vvs Laxman

  • IPL ideal platform to stage India comeback, says Irfan Pathan 09-04-2014 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Irfan Pathan, who will be representing the Sunrisers Hyderabad in upcoming seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, said his aim is to play the 2015 World Cup. In his bit to get back that elusive seamer allrounder's slot, Irfan is expecting that Sunrisers' think-tank will make him...
  • VVS Laxman duped of Rs. 10 lakh, suspect in police custody 02-02-2014 08:11 AM

    Kolkata: A court here on Saturday sent a man arrested for allegedly duping former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman to eight days' transit remand so that he can be taken to Hyderabad for questioning, police said. A police team from Cyberabad which is investigating the case following Laxman's complaint that Rs....
  • India's transition phase set for South Africa test 04-12-2013 11:04 AM

    A bumper schedule curtailed to a two-day pilot project: that's how this Indian tour of South Africa is being viewed. Preps that were as serious as India sending their A team to detect South Africa conditions were used in confetti bursts during the Sachin Tendulkar farewell series. The three-Test, seven-ODI...
  • Sunil Gavaskar asks Indian youth to emulate Sachin Tendulkar 16-11-2013 09:00 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said that the youth in the country should emulate Sachin Tendulkar, who played his 200th and final Test in Mumbai on Saturday, on how to pursue excellence without taking recourse to short cuts. A teary-eyed Tendulkar on Saturday brought the curtains down on...
  • Sachin Tendulkar is a clever bowler: Laxman 06-11-2013 08:25 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar's greatness lies in his batting but former India teammate, VVS Laxman, also considers the retiring legend as an under-rated and a clever bowler who has played his part in a couple of famous Test and ODI wins. Playing in his penultimate Test, Tendulkar caused the Eden...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's retirement biggest in cricket history: Gavaskar 05-11-2013 07:56 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has termed Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket as the "biggest" the game has ever seen, while another former great VVS Laxman feels that CAB's farewell arrangements won't cause "distraction" to him. Asked if Tendulkar's impending retirement after two-Test series against the West...
  • Sachin never considered himself bigger than the game: Laxman 16-10-2013 02:36 PM

    New Delhi: He feels honoured to have shared the dressing room with Sachin Tendulkar for 16 years and VVS Laxman says the retiring senior batsman is remarkably special for never considering himself bigger than the game despite being a player who could "achieve anything on the ground". "The most important...
  • Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman on Sachin Tendulkar 11-10-2013 09:58 AM

    Sachin Tendulkar has decided to hang up his boots following his 200th Test, and after he announced his decision to the world on Thursday, good wishes and 'miss you' messages poured in by millions. Two men - Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman - with whom Tendulkar shared the dressing room...
  • Laxman backs India to win ODI series against Australia 02-10-2013 11:30 AM

    Gurgaon: Former Test batsman VVS Laxman believes the current Indian team is hungry for more success and backed the hosts to triumph over Australia in the upcoming limited-over series. "There are lot of talented cricketers in the Indian side who are eager to perform. The upcoming Australia series at home...
  • Two years since Test dethroning, India on the right path 13-08-2013 08:18 AM

    Two years ago to the day, August 13 2011, India surrendered their No 1 Test ranking to England with an innings-and-42-run defeat at Edgbaston. It was a defeat that left the team hurting. How many saw it coming? Edgbaston was followed by another innings defeat at The Oval, which made...
  • India are lucky to have a captain like Dhoni, says Laxman 14-07-2013 06:06 PM

    Kolkata: Former Test batsman VVS Laxman was on Sunday effusive in his praise for India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni who lead the national team to back-to-back title triumphs at the Champions Trophy in England and Tri-nation series in the West Indies. "His records (of winning all the world titles) speak...
  • Dhawan values his wicket a lot more now: Laxman 24-06-2013 04:20 PM

    New Delhi: His talent was unquestionable but Shikhar Dhawan's success can be attributed to the fact that he has started to value his wicket a lot more, feels former batsman VVS Laxman. "I have known him for many years. He is a talented and skillful player. He has done really...
  • Academies require good coaches for budding cricketers: Laxman 18-06-2013 03:02 PM

    Vijayawada: Former India batsman VVS Laxman on Tuesday stressed on the need for good coaches to train budding cricketers at academies. "The students who enrol in the cricket academies should also pursue their ambition with dedication and commitment," Laxman said after inaugurating Andhra Cricket Association's Central Zone Academy at Mangalagiri....
  • Greedy players affecting credibility of cricketers: VVS Laxman 29-05-2013 08:36 PM

    Mumbai: Former great V V S Laxman on Wednesday said the "credibility" of cricketers should not be "affected" just because of the presence of some greedy players who are lured into malpractices such as spot-fixing through use of big money and freebies. "It is very important because just for some...
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad have put Chennai loss behind: VVS Laxman 10-05-2013 07:44 PM

    Mohali: The severe bashing they received from Chennai Super Kings had an impact on them but Sunrisers Hyderabad are determined to not repeat their mistakes in the remainder of the tournament, Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman said on Friday. "You have to be really positive, definitely you get really hurt when...
  • Ashraf's election challenged in Pakistan courts 10-05-2013 07:51 AM

    Karachi: The election of Zaka Ashraf as chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board has been challenged in the Sindh and Lahore High Courts a day after the PCB announced him as the first elected head of the board. In Karachi Pakistan's former captain, Rashid Latif filed a petition through his...
  • Laxman backs Sunrisers batsmen to come good 11-04-2013 08:27 PM

    New Delhi: Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman on Thursday said he is not really worried about his batsmen's unimpressive performance ahead of the clash with Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League here at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Friday. The Sunrisers, newcomers this season, failed to make an impact with...
  • VVS Laxman delighted to give something back to the game 05-04-2013 11:12 AM

    Hyderabad: Retired Indian Test batsman VVS Laxman says mentoring IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad and doing commentary are his ways of giving something back to the game of cricket which gave him everything. "I am experiencing various things. It is great to be contributing back to the game. Because, cricket gave...