V. S. Laxman is a former Indian cricketer considered as one of the finest Indian batsman of all time. He was a right-handed lower middle order batsman. He played numerous match-winning and match saving innings. He was born in 1974 in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. He appeared for Hyderabad in domestic cricket and also played for Lancashire in English county cricket. He led the Deccan chargers in the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League. He was honored with Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award. He retired from international cricket in 2012.

V. V. S. Laxman Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Family, Wife & Children

Born Name Vangipurapu Venkata Sai Laxman
Nickname Very Very Special, Lachu Bhai
Occupation Former Indian Cricketer
Personal Life
Age (as in 2017) 42 years
Date of Birth 1 November 1974
Place of Birth Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Indian
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Height & Weight
Height in feet/inches: 6 feet 1 inch
in meters: 1.85 m
in centimeters: 185 cm
Weight in kilograms: 72 kg
in Pounds: 159 lbs
Career Highlights
International Debut Test – 20 November 1996 against South Africa at Ahmedabad

ODI – 9 April 1998 against Zimbabwe at Cuttack

Domestic/State Team Hyderabad
IPL Team Deccan Chargers
Nature on Field Cool
Favorite Shot Leg Flick
Records His knock of 281 against Australia at the Eden Gardens in 2001 is considered as one of the greatest Test innings in the past 50 years – the innings ranked sixth in Wisden’s list of 100 great Test innings in cricket history

He shares the world record along with Rahul Dravid for the highest partnership of 376 runs in the third inning of a Test match

He is the second Indian cricketer to score 1000 or more runs with an average of more than 100 at a single ground (scoring 1217runs at Eden Gardens)

Body Measurements and Physical Stats
Chest 42 inches
Waist Size 36 inches
Biceps Size 14 inches
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Education Qualification Honorary Doctorate Degree
School Little Flower High School, Hyderabad
College Teri University, New Delhi
Father Dr. V. Shantaram
Mother Dr.V. Satyabhama
Brother VVS Ramakrishna
Sister N/A
Children Son –  Sarvajit Laxman
Daughter – Achinthya Laxman
Others N/A
Wife, Girlfriends & Affairs
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse G. R. Sailaja
Girlfriends/Affairs N/A
Salary & Net Worth
Salary N/A
Net Worth $12 million (approximately)
Favorite, Hobbies, Likes & Dislikes
Hobbies Playing Badminton and squash, watching Lawn Tennis, reading
Likes N/A
Dislikes N/A
Favorite Cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan
Favorite Actress Aishwarya Rai
Favorite Film Jerry MacGuire
Favorite Food Continental foods, south Indian cuisines
Contact Address & Phone Number
Address Hyderabad, India
Phone/Number/ E-mail N/A
Social Media Profile
Facebook facebook.com/VVSLaxman281
Twitter twitter.com/vvslaxman281
Instagram N/A