VVS Laxman Turns 45, Harbhajan Singh; Irfan Pathan and Other Indian Cricketers Wish Former Test Batting Legend on His Birthday With Heart Warming Messages
VVS Laxman (Photo Credits: IANS)

Former Indian cricket VVS Laxman turned a year older with his 45th birthday on Friday (November 1). Indian cricket fraternity wished the former Test champion on his birthday. Indian cricketers like Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina, Ishant Sharma, Gautam Gambhir and Aakash Chopra took to Twitter to wish the former cricketer from Hyderabad. Laxman played for India from 1996 to 2012 and during his international career, he played many match-winning and match-saving innings in Tests. He is one of the best Test batsmen to play for India. Happy Birthday VVS Laxman: 5 Lesser-Known Things to Know About India’s Former Test Specialist Batsman. 

"Wishing u a very happy birthday @VVSLaxman281 bhai. Watta style,Rajesh khanna fan???", wrote Irfan pathan, along with a video of Laxman imitating late Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna. "May you be blessed with the best this birthday and beyond. Sending lots of luck and good vibes your way Happy birthday @VVSLaxman281 Have a good one", Raina wrote on Twitter.

Harbhajan Singh shared a photo of himself with Laxman and wrote, "Happy birthday to the best person I have ever met.. what a legend..my very very dear friend @VVSLaxman281 May you continue to be blessed and happy forever .. #Happpybirthdaylaxman". Ishant Sharma, Gautam Gambhir and Aakash Chopra also shared photos of themselves with Laxman and wished the latter on his birthday. Have a look at all the tweets. Happy Birthday VVS Laxman: Look at Five Spectacular Knocks by the ‘Very Very Special Batsman’. 

VVS !

Very Very Special!

Happy Bday!

Birthday Boy!

Test Legend VVS!

Match-Winner Laxman!

BCCI Wishes Laxman!

Laxman played for India in 134 Tests and 6 ODIs. Laxman smashed 8,781 runs in his Test career and 2,338 runs in ODI career. He hit 17 centuries and 56 half-centuries in Tests. In ODIs, he smashed six hundreds and ten fifties. In the later part of his career, he only played Test matches. He announced retirement from international cricket in August 2012. Currently, he is an active cricket commentator.