Ian Chappell presents the ESPNcricinfo Test batting award to VVS Laxman
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The ESPNcricinfo Awards recognise the best individual batting and bowling performances in cricket over the calendar year and across the three international formats. The awards are voted on by an independent jury of former cricketers, commentators, and ESPNcricinfo's senior editors. Shortlists are drawn up by the site and made public at the start of every year, and the jury votes on the shortlisted performances to determine the final winners. Previous winners have included Virender Sehwag (twice), Adam Gilchrist, Shahid Afridi and Kumar Sangakkara.

Ian Chappell presents the ESPNcricinfo Test batting award to VVS Laxman, Bangalore, February 14, 2011

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England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 2nd day
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England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 1st day
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