V V S Laxman was given a chance to extend his international test career after being named Friday in India's squad for 2 home Tests against New Zealand.
The stylish middle-order batsman, 37, had been under weight to retain his place after a dismal performance in India's last Test series in Australia early this year.
Laxman managed just 155 runs with one half-century in 8 innings in the series, averaging 19.37 which was much below his generally average of 45.97 in 134 matches.
He has so far scored 8,781 Test match runs with 17 centuries.56 half century’s
He has so for scored 2338 ODI match runs with 6 century’s and 10 half century’s.