VVS Laxman hopes for a thrilling finish to the MCG Test match

Former India sensation VVS Laxman hopes for a thrilling finish to the third Test match between India and Australia in Melbourne.

By Rajdeep Saha | Last Updated: Dec 30, 2014, 00:25 AM IST
VVS Laxman hopes for a thrilling finish to the MCG Test match

New Delhi: Former India sensation VVS Laxman hopes for a thrilling finish to the third Test match between India and Australia in Melbourne.

Australia are in a commanding position with a 326-run lead going into the fifth day as India will look to fight it out against the Oz.

Laxman hopes that the result will be in favour of India and wants the visitors to play positively and go for a victory.

Laxman expressed his views on social micro-blogging site, Twitter.

India trail the four-match Test series 0-2 and have to win the MCG Test to stay alive in the series.

Laxman was also happy to see India discards Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag score tons in the ongoing Ranji Trophy for Punjab and Delhi respectively. Yuvraj smashed 182 runs against Saurashtra and Sehwag hit 105 against Gujarat.

Laxman stated that he hoped the youngsters are learning a lot from watching the two veterans of the game bat.

Laxman also tweeted on Hyderabadi batsman Hanuma Vihari.

The former India player praised youngster Vihari for performing consistently well for Hyderabad in the Ranji Trophy. Vihari hit a well made 114* against Services. He had also scored a half century and a ton in the previous two Ranji matches for Hyderabad.