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ENG vs IND 2021: VVS Laxman Reveals His Moment Of The Lord’s Test Match

ENG vs IND 2021: VVS Laxman Reveals His Moment Of The Lord’s Test Match
VVS Laxman. (Photo Credit: BCCI)

Team India defeated mighty England in the second Test of five-match Test series at Home of cricket Lord’s cricket ground, London. Meanwhile former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman opined that the best moment in the historic win was when Indian cricketers welcomed Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah in the long room.

Ahead of the Lunch on Day 5 -Mohammed Shami(52*)and Jasprit Bumrah(30*) added amazing 77 runs for the 9th wicket to help India get the lead of 259. Meanwhile, when they entered Lord’s long room all the Indian cricketers and staff gathered together to welcome the tailenders.

In his column for the TOI, the former Indian cricketer talked about his moment of the match. Laxman stated:

The moment of the match for me was off the field when the entire Indian contingent came down from the dressing room and gathered at the Long Room to welcome these two warriors back at the lunch break. If ever there was an example of celebrating their mates’ success,“.

Meanwhile when India’s declared the second innings Jasprit Bumrah(34*) and Mohammad Shami(56*) added 89* runs to help India post the Target of 272 for England.

“This was a win for the collective” – VVS Laxman


The Lord’s Test was filled with a lot of intense moments. Several players like Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, James Anderson, Mark Wood were involved in the banter. However in the end India outperformed England to clinch a victory at Lord’s after a long time.

Meanwhile, VVS Laxman praised India and said he was impressed with the idea ‘team before self’. He further went on the laud Indian pacers who bowled out England on Day 5 under 55 overs. Laxman asserted:

This was a win for the collective. There were several outstanding individual performances, but India didn’t deviate from the central theme – ‘team before self’ — which was most heartening to see. To have the belief that 60 overs was enough time for the four-pronged pace attack to bowl England out a second time on what was a slow, placid surface shows how far India have come as a Test force,” VVS Laxman concluded.

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