Flashback India Vs Australia: Jumping For Joy

The final and deciding Test between two teams India and Australia begins on Saturday; at the end of yet another buzz series, the sides are level at 1-1. But well though the several characters have played none has bedeck his name across proceedings with anything approaching the style of VVS Laxman.

Here he is, scoring 281 runs at Kolkata in 2001; here's former Australian cricketer Ian Chappell telling us about the best batting against spin that he's ever seen; and here are full highlights of what is perchance the greatest contest of all time.

Yet the former Deccan Chargers batsman (Laxman) wasn't even voted man of the series - that honour went to off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.

Here's his (Harbhajan) hat-trick, also at Kolkata, and here are all of his 13 wickets in the game. And finally, here are   team India securing the Border-Gavaskar at Chennai - where the Mumbai Indians spinner took another 15 wickets, giving him a mere 36 in the three games

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