Bangalore, Aug 22: Sachin Tendulkar, who is preparing for the India-New Zealand Test series in Hyderabad, visited his former team-mate VVS Laxman, who retired from international cricket last week.
Tendulkar had dinner with Laxman and described the meeting as "always special." The Master Blaster revealed about his meeting with Laxman, on the social networking site Twitter.
"Went to VVS Laxman's house to have dinner. It is always special to meet him. Such a wonderful guy, so simple and down to earth... ," Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) tweeted on Wednesday.
He another tweeted, he added that he had icecream on his way back to the hotel.
"On our way back to the hotel a quick stop to have minus 4 ice cream was a true delight :-)."
Having played together for many years, both Tendulkar and Laxman would have discussed about their association with the Indian team.
The first Test between India and New Zealand starts at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium from Thursday.
Laxman, after playing 134 Tests, announced his retirement last Saturday.
Tendulkar, in his reaction to Laxman's retirement, had tweeted: "When i walk out to play in hyderabad i will feel a deep void. A void that can never be fulfilled. My dear friend, VVS Laxman.
"one of the best players indian cricket has seen and i have played with will no longer be with me. It has been an absolute pleasure to .. share some of my greatest cricketing moments with a true legend of the game and a thorough gentleman. VVS, the team & i will miss you. I will forever cherish the 16 years we have played together."