Whole team to miss Laxman, tweets MS Dhoni

Finally the country could hear from Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on VVS Laxman’s retirement. After almost a day since VVS Laxman announced his retirement, Dhoni reacted saying that the Team India would miss the wristy middle order Hyderabadi.

The whole team will miss u VVS.One of the best human being I have ever met in my life.Spent a lot of time with him while batting and fielding and the chat would always be about the team.will miss him whenever the team cuts cake,” Dhoni tweeted.

“Personally I will really miss u Lachu bhai.”

It should be noted that yesterday while announcing his retirement Laxman stated that he tried reaching Dhoni before announcing his retirement but could not reach him.

Meanwhile Twitter flooded with tributes for the batsman with cricketers and others athletes lauding his contributions for the team.
Here is a look who said what

Sachin Tendulkar: “When i walk out to play in hyderabad i will feel a deep void. A void that can never be fulfilled. My dear friend, VVS Laxman, one of the best players indian cricket has seen and i have played with will no longer be with me. It has been an absolute pleasure to share some of my greatest cricketing moments with a true legend of the game and a thorough gentleman. VVS, the team & i will miss you.I will forever cherish the 16 years we have played together.”

Yuvraj Singh: “Really sad vvs has retired! I was hoping he would play end of the year! Nicest human being ever. Some1 with a heart of gold An absolute team man and mattered the most when india needed him Great in my books a legend who played for India. And a very special friend! Dear very very special you will be missed!”

Virat Kohli: “A very very special cricketer and a more special person. A true insipiration and class personified!You will be missed laxman bhai.take a bow.”

Mahesh Bhupathi: “Thank you for all the memories VVS. Cricket World will mourn, Aussie cricket will celebrate.”

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: “India will miss VVS Laxman, rock solid batsman, a great ambassador for cricket & above all one of the best human beings I have met.”

By Indian Sports News Network