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Updated on May 13th 2024, 10:46:13 am

VVS Laxman vs Brett Lee Head to Head and Memorable Encounters

Brett Lee Bowled 370 balls to VVS Laxman in Test Cricket. VVS Laxman scored 170 runs against Brett Lee but he was dismissed 5 times by the fast bowler.

VVS Laxman vs Australia is one of the greatest cricketing rivalries of the 21st century. Among all the great bowlers that VVS Laxman faced, one of his fiercest rivals was Brett Lee who played against him for a number of years. This rivalry was between the fastest bowler in the world against the batter who was cool and composed. This would define this great India vs Australia rivalry.


VVS Laxman


VVS Laxman was a great Test Cricket player. He played 134 Test Matches for India. He scored 8781 runs at an average of 45.87. He made 17 hundreds and 2 double hundreds including the unbelievable 281 against Australia. He also played in 86 ODIs for India for a few years. He made 2338 runs at an average of 30.76. He hit 6 Hundreds in ODI Cricket. Therefore VVS Laxman hit 23 Hundreds In international cricket and he made 11000+ runs in international cricket. Here are Best VVS Laxman innings


Brett Lee


Brett Lee is one of the fastest bowlers to ever play the sport of cricket. He has terrified the best batters in the world. He has played 76 Test Matches for Australia in which he has taken 310 Wickets at an average of 30.82. He has taken 10 Five Wicket Hauls in Test Cricket. Brett Lee has won many Test Matches for Australia. He has also played in 221 ODI Matches for Australia. He has taken 380 ODI Wickets which is one of the most by an Australian fast bowler. He has a very good average of 23.36. He has taken 9 Five Wicket Hauls In ODI Cricket. He has taken 690 international Wickets for Australia. Take a look here at Best Brett Lee bowling Performances


Head to Head


Brett Lee Bowled 370 balls to VVS Laxman in Test Cricket. VVS Laxman scored 170 runs against Brett Lee but he was dismissed 5 times by the fast bowler.


In ODI Cricket, VVS Laxman made 71 Runs in 74 balls against Brett Lee and he was dismissed 2 times.


Memorable Encounters


  • One of their first Memorable Encounters was in the 2004 series. It was the 4th Test Match in Sydney. VVS Laxman made a breathtaking 178 runs and Brett Lee was not able to dismiss him. Brett Lee Bowled 52 balls in this innings and VVS Laxman scored 53 runs against him.


  • In 2008 in the 3rd Test it was once again Brett Lee vs VVS Laxman. Brett Lee got him out in both innings of the Test Match. However the memorable Encounter was in the first innings when the ball was moving. VVS Laxman made 27 runs and was dismissed by Lee. Brett Lee only bowled 3 balls to him and he dismissed him.


  • VVS Laxman made a match winning 103 not out in 2004 against Australia. In this innings Brett Lee Bowled 27 balls to VVS Laxman but was not able to dismiss him. India won this match by 19 runs.

 

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