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VVS to play for Lancashire

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India’s Test Star VVS Laxman will soon get his first taste of County Cricket as Lancashire are getting ready to sign him for this season. Laxman will be joining Lancashire after the current Test Series against England subject to the BCCI’s approval. The artistic batsman from Hyderabad has never played any county cricket despite having a tremendous record in his career.

Laxman has got this opportunity because Lancashire’s current overseas player, Australian Brad Hodge is expected to do national duty for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa. Laxman till date has played 80 Tests scoring 10 hundreds and 27 fifties which also includes an amazing 281 against a formidable Australian side. VVS also has six 100s and 10 fifties in his 86-match ODI Career.

The 32-year-old Laxman has stated that playing county cricket is something he wanted to do for a long time and that he was hoping to have a successful season ahead. The other Indian players busy with county cricket is Harbhajan Singh who is representing Surrey and left arm Spinner Murali Kartik whose last twenty20 game for Middlesex saw him take an incredible 5 for 13 in 4 overs against Essex at Lord’s.

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