Cricketers from across the globe wished VVS Laxman on his birthday. Photo: CricketCountry
Cricketers from across the globe wished VVS Laxman on his birthday. Photo: CricketCountry

It is the birthday of one of the most iconic cricketers of India VVS Laxman. The cricketer is among those who have led the team to many heroic victories. Among his most popular knocks is the one played during the Border-Gavaskar Trophy of 2001-02 when he scored 281 runs batting at Eden Gardens. The knock played a pivotal role in helping India make a comeback into the Test and win the match and series eventually, making it one India’s historic victories. The cricketer is very active on social media and on the occasion of 42nd birthday, cricketers took social media platform Twitter to wish this gentleman of the game. READ: VVS Laxman at Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture: We all play the game for sheer love

Cricketers like Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh made it a point to wish the legendary cricketer. Sehwag is known for his puns that he shares on Twitter on birthdays of popular cricketers and maintained his tradition to wish Laxman in style. Read here to see how Sehwag wished Laxman, whom he often refers to as ‘Bhratashree’ (brother).

Here is how Shikhar Dhawan wished Laxman on his birthday:

Irfan Pathan shared a photo of himself with Laxman as he wished the cricketer:

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar wished his fellow teammate by calling him by his nickname:

Ajinkya Rahane also wished Laxman on Twitter:

Yuvraj Singh also wished ‘buddy’ Laxman on Twitter

Here is how Parthiv Patel wished the cricketer:

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also wished the former cricketer:

Suresh Raina shared his picture with Laxman:

Murali Kartik also wished Laxxman on Twitter: