One of the most successful openers of the Indian cricket team, Virender Sehwag is the pride of Indian cricket and today is his 37th birthday. Virender Sehwag has made a lot of records and has also left behind the top stars of cricket. Dravid batsman Virender Sehwag rained big scores in Test cricket and T20 including ODI cricket.
Virendra Sehwag has created history of highest score in ODI International cricket. Always lucky for the Indian team, he scored 219 runs from 149 balls while playing against West Indies at Holkar Stadium in Indore. Viru also holds the record for scoring the fastest double century in ODI cricket. Scored a double century off just 140 balls.
Veeru also holds the record for most fours (25) in an innings in ODI cricket. He is the only batsman in the world to score a double century in ODI cricket and a triple century in Test cricket. Virender Sehwag is the only Indian batsman to score two triple centuries in Test cricket.
Sehwag is also the only best batsman to score triple century (319) at the world's fastest pace. Virendra Sehwag is counted among the players who have scored more than half a century.
Cricket career ...
1. 8273 runs scored in 251 ODIs. 15 Centuries and 38 Half Centuries.
Scored 8586 runs in 2.104 Tests. 23 Centuries and 32 Half Centuries.
3. With this, Viru scored 394 runs in 19 T20 matches.