New Delhi: On VVS Laxman‘s 43rd birthday today, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar spilled out a secret of his former Indian teammate in his cheeky birthday wish. Known for his wristy flicks on the ground, Laxman’s batting elegance had been admired all over the world while he was also a nightmare for Australian bowlers. Tendulkar, who was Laxman’s teammate for several years, took to his official Twitter account to reveal the secret behind latter’s brilliant ability to score runs.

He informed that Laxman used to go for a shower and then eat an apple before heading on to the crease to bat. “Happy b’day, Lax! Shall I spill out the secret behind ur ability to score runs? Taking a shower & eating an apple before going to bat. Oops,” Tendulkar tweeted.

Here is Tendulkar’s tweet:


The two players shared great bonding and had stitched numerous marathon partnerships for the national side during their playing days.