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Lancashire sign VVS Laxman

Bowled on 22nd October, 2008 at 19:00 by
Category: County cricket news, VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman - now with red rose!VVS Laxman is a great player who doesn’t play one-day internationals or Twenty20 internationals. He’s been at Lancashire before and done extremely well and everyone like him.

Good signing.

It also bolsters Lancashire’s batting, which needs a little bit of enbolsterment right now. Hopefully the enbolstery brought by Laxman will spur his fellow batsmen into great feats of bolsteration as well.

This sort of talk presumably formed the basis of the contract talks.

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  1. Reply
    Dave   //   October 22nd, 2008 at 21:51

    I thought the caption said “now with red nose” at first – was wondering if VVS had some sort of secret battle with alcoholism.

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    Ged Ladd   //   October 23rd, 2008 at 06:52

    Enbolsterment is another of those unreal composite words that induces megangerfication in some quarters.

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    DamithS   //   October 23rd, 2008 at 07:20

    Very Very Special is a good signing. Any chance Mendis might make it across.

    I know there is some buzz surrounding him.

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    Ceci   //   October 23rd, 2008 at 08:50

    Pleased to see that now Lancs have debolstered their team of old crumblies Law and Cork they are re-embolstering with young whippersnapper Laxman

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    King Cricket   //   October 23rd, 2008 at 11:14

    Overseas players don’t count. You only ever have them for a season or so anyway.

    The older the better. Lancs should really have made a move for David Boon.

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    Mel   //   October 23rd, 2008 at 20:30

    Bumble’s another option for Lancashire – he’s back playing again and they wouldn’t have to pay any of that re-location gubbins.

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    aj barlow   //   October 25th, 2008 at 14:06

    in all this debate about lancs’ batting woes, near-relegation, no meaningful trophy since 1999 etc; how on earth does Mike Watkinson escape general opprobium-and the boot?

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    King Cricket   //   October 25th, 2008 at 14:52

    Probably just because it’s cricket and not football.

    People in county cricket tend towards ‘do it right next time’ rather than ‘someone else can do better’.

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    harry   //   October 26th, 2008 at 21:17

    it wiil be god

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    dwarika prasad   //   December 15th, 2008 at 13:35

    hi laxman.. god bless y .nd family .. laxman.. sachin .. rahul as well as great dada .. all four of proud of asia..
    yr cricket is my life diary always .. i wrote every day..
    keep going laxman.. y r also a great human being in cricket..
    dwarika prasad
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