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Posted on Feb 21, 09:51PM | IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 : A batsman who made a name for himself while playing in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, V.V.S. Laxman will be now seen in a new role of a commentator for the upcoming India vs Australia series.
The Test cricket series which gets underway in Chennai Friday has a star-studded line-up for commentary, which includes legends like Sunil Gavaskar and Allan Border, after whom the series is named.
Sanjay Gupta, chief operating officer (COO) of Star India Pvt. Ltd, said: "We have brought in a world-class line-up of talent with stars like Navjot Sidhu, Kapil Dev and Ramiz Raja joining their illustrious compatriots like Gavaskar, (Ravi) Shastri, Border, (Shane) Warne, (Matthew) Hayden, (Wasim) Akram, Harsha (Bhogle) and others."
"We're delighted to welcome V.V.S. Laxman on board the Star Sports commentary, presentation and analysis team. He is famous for his prolific record against the Aussies. We are confident that cricket viewers will enjoy watching and listening to him in this new role."
The series will be broadcast in English on Star Cricket and Star Cricket HD while STAR Sports will carry the series with Hindi commentary.