Podcast: VVS Laxman on the 281 That Created Indian Cricket History
VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid were part of a  376-run partnership that helped India win the Eden Gardens test in Kolkata despite being made to follow-on.
VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid were part of a 376-run partnership that helped India win the Eden Gardens test in Kolkata despite being made to follow-on.(Photo: Reuters)

Podcast: VVS Laxman on the 281 That Created Indian Cricket History

Over 2300 Test matches have been played in the history of the sport but only thrice has a team gone on to win after being made to follow on.

The last time was in Kolkata. In 2001, when India beat Australia by a massive 171 runs.

The VVS Laxman ‘281’ Test.

And in this week’s episode of our podcast series The Greatest Games, the man who spearheaded India’s fightback in the match, VVS Laxman, recalls his favourite memories from the game. Click on the player below and listen to the podcast.

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