New Delhi: One of India's former batting legend VVS Laxman celebrated his 40th birthday on Saturday. Laxman who played for India for more than a decade had been one of the nation's match-winner in Test cricket. VVS Laxman was indeed Very Very Special and one of the finest gentlemen and pioneers of Indian cricket.
Laxman had a phenomenal Test career with 8781 runs in 134 matches. He had an emphatic average of 49.37 with 17 centuries and 56 half-centuries.
Cricketing fraternity wished the batsman on social micro-blogging site, Twitter on Saturday.
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 1, 2014
— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) November 1, 2014
— Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) November 1, 2014
Happy birthday laxmanbhai @VVSLaxman281...have a Grt one...
— parthiv patel (@parthiv9) November 1, 2014
Happy birthday lachi bhai. Wish you a great one @VVSLaxman281
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) November 1, 2014
It is a birthday for one of the nicest people I have met. Have a great year @VVSLaxman281
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) November 1, 2014
@VVSLaxman281 A very Happy 40th Birthday lax!!
— Ajit Agarkar (@imAagarkar) November 1, 2014