BCCI to felicitate Laxman
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will felicitate VVS Laxman, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, before the Indian team leaves for T20 World Cup next month. It is learnt that the felicitation programme will be held in Chennai probably after the second Twenty20 against New Zealand on September 11
Meanwhile, Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) will felicitate Laxman on Sunday — the third day of the Bangalore Test. The T20 World Cup to be played in Sri Lanka from September 18 to October 7.
It is learnt that the Bangalore-based association will also honour former India left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi, who retired recently.
Laxman is the second great batsman not to extend his career after the disastrous tour of Australia where the team lost 0-4 to Michael Clarke’s Australians. Dravid was the first.