Virender Sehwag

former Indian Cricketer

Virender Sehwag is a former Indian cricketer and former captain of the Indian National Cricket Team. He was renowned as a destructive and aggressive player. He holds numerous records in international and Indian cricket. He is a right arm batsman and right arm off-spin bowler.[1]

Sehwag was the first Indian batsman to score Triple century in Test cricket. He scored 319 off 278 balls against South Africa in M. A. Chidambaram Stadium.[2] It is the fastest triple century since then. He holds the massive Indian record of scoring the fastest 300,250,200 and 150 in Test cricket. Sehwag is the only personality of any nationality to be honoured as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World twice.

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  1. "Virender Sehwag". Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  2. "1st Test: India v South Africa at Chennai, Mar 26-30, 2008 - Cricket Scorecard - ESPN Cricinfo". Retrieved 24 January 2017.