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About VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman is a former Indian cricket batsman. He is the captain of Deccan Chargers team in the Indian Premier League.


Laxman made his international debut in November 1996. He has played 134 test matches and scored 8781 runs at an average of 45.97. He played in 86 one day internationals and scored 2338 runs at an average of 30.76. His highest score of 281 came against Australia at Eden Gardens in 2001.

He has scored 17 centuries and 56 fifties in test cricket. He also scored six centuries in one day cricket from 86 matches.


VVS Laxman announced his retirement from international cricket on August 18, 2012. Though, he was picked for the two-match home series against New Zealand, Laxman has announced that he is retiring with immediate effect.

Awards / Recognition

VVS Laxman is honored with Padma Shri in 2011. He received Arjuna Award in 2001 and has been named Widen Cricketer fo the year in 2002.

VVS Laxman in News

IMS Felicitated with the Most Promising Entrance Coaching Classes Award
IMS Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd, the 37-year old coaching institute was recently awarded the Education Excellence Award for Entrance Exam Training. Conducted by Brands Academy to felicitate the country’s leaders excelling in education, the award was presented by VVS Laxman to Managing Director of IMS, Mr. Kamlesh Sajnani in New Delhi

Hyderabad’s Leading Player in Digital Media Marketing — e-Merchant Digital Awarded Best Digital Marketing Services Provider in Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad based e-Merchant Digital, the leading player in the digital media marketing sphere in India, USA, UK, South Asia, UAE and Australia is awarded “Southern India Business and Service Excellence Awards 2013”

VVS Laxman bids goodbye to international cricket
Laxman scored 8781 runs from 134 test matches

Master blaster Tendulkar receives honorary SCG membership
Sachin Tendulkar has received an honorary Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) membership for his contribution to cricket at the venue.

Indian batting greats not has-beens: Kohli
India's ageing batting kings shouldn't be treated as has-beens for their flops in Australia, century-maker Virat Kohli has said.

Adelaide Test: Australia four wickets away from a 4-0 whitewash
Australia on Friday closed in on a series whitewash, needing just four more Indian wickets at the Adelaide Oval here, to seal an incredible four nil scoreline

Australia in control of Adelaide Test despite Kohli's ton
Australia continue to remain in control of the fourth and final Test against India on the third day on Thursday at the Adelaide Oval here, after bundling the visitors out for 272.

Australia send India on leather hunt in Adelaide Test
Skipper Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting sent India on a leather hunt on day one of the fourth and final Test being played at the Adelaide Oval here on Tuesday, taking Australia to an imposing 335 for the loss of three wickets at the close.

All-pace attack justifies Clarke's faith
Australian captain Michael Clarke's decision to field a four-pronged pace attack against India in the third Test at the WACA here, appears to have been justified.

Australia tighten noose on India on Day one of Perth Test
After bundling India out for 161, Australia's openers David Warner and Ed Cowan tightened the home team's noose around the visitors by scoring 149 for no loss on Friday, the first day of the third Test between India Australia at the WACA Ground here.

Australia thrash India by innings and 68 runs in Sydney Test
Australia thrashed India by an innings and 68 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the test match played at the Sydney Cricket Ground here.

Fletcher backs Indian pacers to even things with Australia in Sydney
Defending his team's decision to bat first against a green SCG wicket, Indian coach Duncan Fletcher today backed his bowlers to even things up on day two of the second Test against Australia.

Andhra Pradesh News on February 26, 2012
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on February 26, 2012

Lee asks 'aggressive' Pattinson to use mouth as weapon against India
Brett Lee, who was known for shaking up tailenders with his bouncers in Tests, has asked Australia's latest pace sensation James Pattinson to continue his combative, intimidatory approach and not be deterred from using his mouth as a weapon against India.

Four pacers for Sydney game would be 'brave move': Waugh
Former opener Mark Waugh has said that the fit-again Ryan Harris deserves to be back in the Australian squad, but is unsure whether an all-out pace attack is the ideal approach for the Sydney Test.

Pattinson thrilled to trouble Indian legends with his pace
James Pattinson, who bowled Australia to a decisive win in his first Boxing Day Test, was thrilled to penetrate the defences of top Indian batsmen including Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid.

Indian Big Six doesn't scare young Oz bowler Pattinson
It will be a dream come true for young Aussie bowler James Pattinson when he will play his first ever Boxing Day Test.

Aussies aggression against me is secret to my success: Laxman
Veteran Indian batsman VVS Laxman hopes Australia will target him during the Boxing Day Test, saying that this is the secret to his success against the Baggy Greens.

Huge MCG crowd tipped to bid farewell to Tendulkar, other Indian veterans
A bumper crowd is expected at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Boxing Day as cricket fans prepare for a likely Australian farewell to star Indian batsmen Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman.

Over 75,000 fans expected in Boxing Day Test to bid adieu to Sachin, Dravid, Laxman
Over 75,000 fans are expected to turn up during the Boxing Day Test to bid a likely farewell to Indian veterans Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman.

Laxman vows to increase misery of Australia
Australia's old nemesis on the filed, Indian batsman VVS Laxman, has said he is ready to do it all over again in what is almost certain to be his last Test tour Down Under.

Australia to do everything to improve batting against India: Clarke
Australian captain Michael Clarke has said that the batting camp before the Boxing Day Test against India is a positive initiative, which will give all batters a chance to come together and prepare really well.

Pacy pitches will bother Indian batsmen: Mark Taylor
Playing too much cricket on flat wickets could be a disadvantage for Indian batsmen, according to former Australian captain Mark Taylor.

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