AB is the most complete batsman of modern era: Laxman

Former India star V V S Laxman feels A B de Villiers, without an iota of doubt, is the most complete batsman in the modern era, who has three to four shots in his repertoire for every delivery.

`Tendulkar was unhappy when asked to bat at No 4 in ODIs in 2002-03`

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was not too happy when he was asked by his then captain Sourav Ganguly to bat at number four in ODIs in 2002-03, according to a book.

Pune`s Suryakant Pehare wins Nashik marathon

Pune`s Suryakant Pehare won the Nashik marathon while Changule Tanaji of Kolhapur came second, here on Friday.

Tendulkar is clever but under-rated bowler, feels VVS Laxman

Sachin Tendulkar`s greatness lies in his batting but former India teammate, V V S Laxman, also considers the retiring legend as an under-rated and a clever bowler who has played his part in a couple of famous Test and ODI wins.

Academies require good coaches for budding cricketers: Laxman

Former India batsman V V S Laxman Tuesday stressed on the need for good coaches to train budding cricketers at academies.

Laxman hits 55th first-class ton against Madhya Pradesh

Having retired from international cricket only a few months back, V V S Laxman struck his 55th first-class ton to guide Hyderabad to 341 against Madhya Pradesh on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group A match against Madhya Pradesh, here on Saturday.

Teammates know whom to look up to in times of crisis: Laxman

V V S Laxman, who bailed India out of trouble on a number of occasions, says the respect he gets in the dressing is more valuable for him.