V. V. S. Laxman (Vangipurapu Venkata Sai Laxman)

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V. V. S. Laxman: Vangipurapu Venkata Sai Laxman

Vangipurapu Venkata Sai Laxman born 1 November 1974, commonly known as VVS Laxman, is a former Indian cricketer and currently a cricket commentator. Laxman was a right-hand batsman known for his elegant strokeplay who played mostly in the middle order. He was a Test match Specialist and is regarded as one of the Best batsman in the longest format of the game.

He is known for his numerous match-winning and match-saving innings, and his special ability to consolidate unprecedented support from non-specialist tail-end batsmen to do this has accorded him a unique status among cricketing legends.

Laxman is one of the few players to have played 100 Tests without ever playing in a Cricket World Cup. Despite being a relatively slow runner between wickets, Laxman compensated this with his masterful stroke play and a tremendous asked to prove himself over and over and again to find a place in the national team.

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