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During his shining career, VVS Laxman played several match-winning innings, including the historic 281-run innings of Eden Gardens, but the legendary batsman described the innings of 167 runs against Australia in Sydney was crucial for his career. Laxman described the century made in 2000 against Australia in Sydney as the best in his 17 centuries. He said on the occasion of the release of his autobiography 281 and Beyond, "281 is definitely a very memorable shift for me. Kolkata Test match and that series is memorable for me. But a 167-run innings made me confident that I can do well at the top level.
Laxman said, because then we were in a situation like this and the kind of circumstances. Then the conditions were quite challenging and we were facing the best bowling attack in the world. I made my first Test century and it was important to me because I thought that I have the ability to perform well at a high level.