'If fame, money and comfort are the only factors that drive us, then we are playing cricket for entirely the wrong reasons.' IMAGE: V V S Laxman celebrates his double century in the memorable Eden Gardens Test, March 14, 2001. Photograph: Hamish Blair/Allsport V V S Laxman, one of India's finest batsmen, delivered the eighth Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture at the Cricket Club of India on Thursday, September 29, 2016. A Very Very Special cricketer's fascinating insights on the game. I remember ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago
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