VVS Laxman together with Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid have been the epitome of Take a look at cricket.
MS Dhoni’s willpower and grit helped him evolve as one of many most interesting cricketers to have donned the Indian jersey. In a throwback video, posted by former India psychological conditioning coach Paddy Upton, the previous India captain was seen intently observing Sachin Tendulkar giving bouncer follow to VVS Laxman in the course of the India vs England Take a look at collection in 2008. Laxman left alone the primary tennis-ball bouncer bowled by Tendulkar, whereas he ducked on the second supply as Dhoni, stationed at his place, watched the indoor session unfold in Chennai change-room.
Watch the participating indoor session right here:
Throwback.. href=”https://twitter.com/sachin_rt?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@sachin_rt@VVSLaxman281 bouncer follow within the Chennai change-room throughout India vs England Take a look at match (Dec, 2008), as @msdhoni watches on… pic.twitter.com/vAMXOcw30N
— Paddy Upton (@PaddyUpton1) Might 16, 2019
The follow, nevertheless, did not show to be of a lot assist to Take a look at specialist Laxman as he scored 37, 26, Zero and 15 within the two-match collection, which hosts India received by a 1-Zero margin.
The collection got here after India thrashed the touring English aspect 5-Zero in seven-match One-Day Worldwide (ODI) collection. The ultimate two matches have been referred to as off and not using a ball being bowled because of rain.
Laxman, one of many greats of Take a look at cricket, went on to attain 8,781 from 134 matches at a mean of almost 46 within the longest format of the sport. He made his final Take a look at look in 2012 towards Australia at Adelaide.
Cricket legend Tendulkar reached a milestone of 200 Checks, earlier than calling time on his superb profession. He alongside aspect Laxman and Rahul Dravid had guided their nationwide crew to quite a few victories in Checks and ODIs.
Tendulkar collected 15,921 within the longest format of the sport at a mean of 53.78, with the very best rating of an unbeaten 248.