VVS Laxman was one of the pillars of Indian team, says Virender Sehwag

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Hyderabad: Aug 18, 2012

Opener Virender Sehwag on Saturday said that VVS Laxman was not only one of the main pillars of the Indian team but also a true friend and one of the finest human beings to have played cricket.

“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,” Sehwag wrote on his twitter wall.

Laxman announced his retirement from international cricket with “immediate effect” on Saturday.

Earlier, twitter was buzzing with the cricket fraternity coming out in praise of the Indian batsman.

Harbhajan Singh had tweeted: “VVS Laxman u were amazing cricketer everyone knows but you were surely the best human being I have ever met. God bless you with all the happiness in future (sic).

“Lax we gonna miss you. You are a legend. Sending love and wishes all the way from Essex. Wish I was part of your last Test. Essex team also sending wishes (sic).

“Legend has walked into cricketing sunset. What a player. Probably the best man. So many good day spend with him. Gonna miss you Laxman. God bless (sic).”

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