Virender Sehwag, captaining Indian in the lack of the relaxed MS Dhoni, has become only the second batsman on the planet to violation the 200-mark in one-day cricket. The first was the inimitable Sachin Tendulkar, who obtained a increase ton last season.
Sehwag condemned his 200 in it all ODI against the Western side Indies at Indore. He got to the 200 in 140 balls; the first 100 came in only 69 tennis balls. He also surpassed 8,000 ODI operates during the affect.
This is Sehwag's Fifteenth ODI millennium and solutions all the experts that have been accusing the top-order's unsociable style and Sehwag's bad captaincy for India's 16-run reduction to the Windies in the 3rd ODI at Ahmedabad.
Sachin Tendulkar got his 200 against Southern African-american at Gwalior in March 2010. Tendulkar had obtained 200 not out off 147 tennis balls to take Indian to 401/3 in that activity.
Sehwag's accomplishment, however, would not have been possible without a little help from Western side Indies skipper Darren Sammy, who decreased the Delhi batsman off a Ravi Rampaul shipping in the 38th over when Sehwag was hitting on 170. But then what is an excellent Sehwag innings without the adventure?