HYDERABAD : VVS Laxman said that Wasim Akram was the toughest bowler for the variations and skills he had. He was master of the variations,  he said. Laxman said he was lucky to get an opportunity to play at the international level and face the challenges. The Hyderabadi said he would cherish the moments he spent playing with stalwarts like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Virender Sehwag and Sourav Ganguly.