Very Very Special Laxman

After being forced to follow on, VVS Laxman played the match of his life hitting 281 against a mighty Aussie attack (Warne, McGrath, Gillespie) at the Salt Lake Stadium at Kolkata. For only the 3rd time in history, a team forced to follow-on (India) went on to win the test match and equal the series.

If you thought the above innings was a fluke, watch this 178, Laxman hit against the Aussies at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Fluent, wristy strokes.

VVS Laxman has been the perennial thorn in the flesh for the Aussies. India would be relying on him when they visit Australia this month. I will be watching the Boxing day test match between the two teams. Am sure, it will be worth every penny.