Monday, April 1, 2019

Virender Sehwag's Record 219 gives India Series wins

Cricket Highlights - Virender Sehwag's Record  219 gives India Series wins

Watch the highlights of india vs West Indies 4th ODI 2011 - West Indies tour of India 5-match one day international series of the 4th ODI match played between India and West Indies at Indore in 2011.

Virender Sehwag's record 219 gives India series win by 153-run margin.

It took nearly four decades for a batsman to score the first double-century in odi cricket but less than two years for the second.

Virender Sehwag, the batsman most touted to break Sachin Tendulkar's record for the highest individual ODI score, didn't merely break it - he shattered it and raised the bar so high that it's hard to imagine anyone, apart from Virender Sehwag himself, raising it higher.

Unlikely Sachin Tendulkar in Gwalior, Virender Sehwag wasn't running out of time as he raced towards 200 in Indore. He got there in the 44th over and had made 219 off 149 deliveries with 25 terrific fours and 7 sensational sixea, by the time he was dismissed in the 47th over.

And in one of cricket's stranger coincidences, both ODI double-centuries were scored in the same Indian state - Madhya Pradesh - at venues less than distance 500 kilometres apart.

Sehwag's performance led India to reached the mammoth total of 418 for 5, This is India's highest ODI total ever in cricket history, and sealed victory in the five-match series against West Indies.

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