VVS Laxman likely to announce retirement on Saturday

Harsha Bhogle tweeted that a man of great dignity says good bye with great dignity. That is how VVS Laxman has always been Getty Images

Hyderabad: Aug 18, 2012

Twitterverse paid tribute to VVS Laxman after the cricketer announced his retirement on Saturday.

Here are some of the tweets:

Manoj Tiwary (@tiwarymanoj)

Laxman bhai has always been an inspiration for all the cricketers. Gonna miss watching him play for India.Wish him All the best for future!

Virat Kohli (@imVkohli)

A very very special cricketer and a more special person. A true insipiration and class personified!You will be missed Laxman bhai.Take a bow

MS Dhoni (@msdhoni)

The whole team will miss u VVS.One of the best human being I have ever met in my life.Spent a lot of time with him while batting and fielding and the chat would always be about the team.Will miss him whenever the team cuts cake, Personally I will really miss u LACHU BHAI.

Ashok Dinda (@dindaashoke)

Cricket fraternity will miss Laxman bhai. An awesome cricketer and amazing human being he has been.Wish you good luck for your next journey.

Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12)

Honoured to get the Arjuna Award! But. Really sad VVS has retired! I was hoping he would play end of the year ! Nicest human being ever.

Someone with a heart of gold. An absolute team man and mattered the most when India needed him. Great in my books a legend who played for India

And a very special friend! Dear very very special you will be missed !

Virender Sehwag ( @virendersehwag)

VVS is one of the finest human beings to have played cricket. One of the main pillars of the team and a true friend. Words are not enough.

Harbhajan Singh ( @harbhajan_singh)
Laxman u were amazing cricket everyone knows but u were surly the best human being I hv ever met.god bless u with al th happiness in future.

Harbhajan Singh ( @harbhajan_singh)

Laxman u were amazing cricket everyone knows but u were surly the best human being I hv ever met.god bless u with al th happiness in future.

Lax we gona miss u.u r a legend.sending luv and wishes all the way from essex.wish I ws part of ur last test.essex team also sending wishes

Suresh Raina ( @ImRaina)

From carrying his innings to carrying himself, VVS has shown immense class. Will miss you Laxman bhai.

Michael Clarke ( @MClarke23)

Congrats to VVS Laxman on an amazing career.

Manoj Tiwary ( @tiwarymanoj)

Laxman bhai has always been an inspiration for all the cricketers. Gonna miss watching him play for India. wish him All the best for future!

Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash)

The man who played the ‘best Test innings by an Indian’ has called it a day. VVS Laxman, thanks for the memories. Champion player.

Rudra Pratap Singh (@RpSingh99)

Good bye Very Very Special Laxmanbhai. You will be missed. It was a privilege to have had the opportunity to play with you.

Shweta Shukla Kartik ( @ShwetaKartik) (Murali Kartik’s wife)

VVS LAXMAN. U legend. And mostly importantly a fabulous fabulous human being. Hope god continues to make more like you.

Sudeep Tyagi (@sudeep_tyagi)

1 of d most humble human& best test batsman in indian history.VVS=Very Very Special,saluting u..Proud 2 share the dressing room with u #OMSP

Hemang Badani ( @hemangkbadani)

Was an absolute joy to play with you.it was grt to see u enthrall us all.loved you as a player but even more as a person.good luck laxi!!

Parthiv Patel ( @parthiv9)

Very Very Special Laxman…name says it all…many congratulations on a grt career..#respect..

Harsha Bhogle ( @bhogleharsha)

A man of great dignity says good bye with great dignity. that is how vvs laxman has always been #vvs

was privileged to watch and know an artist over the years. what a batsman but also what a team player

requires a very special man to turn his back on a grandstand end & accept the moment has come. rose in my eyes if he could any more #vvs

Ayaz Memon ( @cricketwallah)

No real surprise at VVS announcing his retirement, but heart-tugging nonetheless

Chennai Super Kings ( @ChennaiIPL)

VVS Laxman! A journey very special for Team India! Thanks for the wonderful memories! #VVS

Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals)

#RoyalSalute The Rajasthan Royals thank Laxman for the majestic performances and royal memories he has left behind. Join us to thank him.

Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets)

VVS Laxman announces his retirement from International cricket, effective immediately. Goodbye you beautiful, steely magician!

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