VVS Laxman

As the ace Indian batsman celebrates his 45th birthday today, let's have a look at some of his finest knocks in international cricket.

The spinner also took ten wickets in an innings against Pakistan in 1999 and as a result, he became only the second cricketer in history after Jim Laker to take all ten wickets in an innings.

In the limited-overs format, Zaheer bagged 282 wickets in 200 ODI matches while in 17 T20Is he had clinched 17 wickets.

The Dronacharya awardee, has trained Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli among others at Shivaji Park in Dadar. The stalwart coach passed away at the age of 87 in January this year. Upon Achrekar's death, Tendulkar said that his childhood coach had built the foundation of the master blaster's cricketing career.

"They look in great shape and are raring to perform on a stage like World Cup. I can see these players contributing to team's success in a major way," he added.

New Delhi: BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee member and batting legend VVS Laxman on Friday said that their panel wanted Anil...