Indian Cricketer Virender Sehwag is one of the most explosive batsmen in the history. He surpassed Sachin Tendulkar today by creating the world record of the highest scorer in a single ODI match. He made 219 against West Indies. Whenever he hits the ball, he hits it too hard to be stopped. Sehwag is biggest entertainer in Cricket. Here are some interesting facts about the great man:
Highest Scorer: Indian batsman Virender Sehwag created history by becoming the highest scorer ever in a one-day innings and the second cricketer after teammate Sachin Tendulkar to score a double century in the fourth ODI against the West Indies.
He faced 140 balls and hit 23 fours and six sixes in his marathon innings. Tendulkar had made his 200 not out from 147 balls.
Kheer is still the favorite food of Sehwag, although he is so rich now. Sehwag says, when he is at home, he likes to eat Kheer prepared by his mother. WOW ! My mouth is also watering now.
Sehwag was banned in his debut test match against South Africa in November 2001. Match referee Mike Denness imposed a ban on him for excessive appealing.
During his early days, Sehwag used to go Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in Delhi for practice on a Chetak Scooter, and he drives Bentley now. Great Success Virender !
He is also knows as ‘Sultan of Multan’ for his triple century in the Samsung cup 2004 in which made 675/5, and won the match easily. The match was played in Multan in Pakistan.