Double Ton

  • Dhoni's innings one of greatest ever by an Indian in Test cricket? February 25, 2013

    CNN-IBN debates whether MS Dhoni's 224 against Australia in the first Test is one of the best innings by an Indian batsman. ...
  • Dhoni's double ton out of the world, says Srikkanth February 24, 2013

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts talk about MS Dhoni's 206 not out on day three of the first Test between India and Australia at Chennai on Sunday. ...
  • Clarke earns Bradman comparisons after yet another double November 23, 2012

    Sydney: No name is more evocative in Australian cricket than Donald Bradman and merely to be mentioned in the same sentence as the 20th century great is the highest praise that can be bestowed on a batsman. To have actually outdone the batting master, as Michael Clarke did on Thursday on...
  • Yuvraj pleased as punch after double ton October 16, 2012

    Yuvraj Singh scored a double hundred for North Zone against Central Zone in the ongoing Duleep Trophy semi-final on Monday. ...
  • Always believed Viru would score 200: Dhoni December 9, 2011

    Rachi: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Friday fulsome in his praise for Virender Sehwag and said he always believed that the swashbuckling opener would go past 200 in a One-day International match. Sehwag on Thursday created history by becoming the highest scorer ever (219) in a one-day innings and...
  • Advertisers want more of Sehwag after 219 December 9, 2011

    New Delhi: With his stupendous 219-run show catapulting Virender Sehwag to the top of the one-day cricket record books, the advertisers have rushed in to sign on the flamboyant batsman with deals worth an estimated Rs 10 crore. The record-breaking innings by 'Nawab of Najafgarh', as Sehwag is commonly known as,...
  • DDCA to give Rs 25 lakh to Sehwag December 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The DDCA on Friday announced a cash prize of Rs 25 lakh for Virender Sehwag, who etched his name into the record books following his knock of 219 runs against the West Indies in the fourth one-dayer at Indore's Holkar Stadium. "The Delhi and District Cricket Association has decided...
  • Double ton from Sehwag was expected: Rhodes December 9, 2011

    Aurangabad: Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes on Thursday said he was not surprised to see India's swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag scoring a record 219 in one-day international. "I expected him to score a double century in ODIs as he is capable of playing fast and fearless cricket," he said while...
  • Sehwag played exceptionally well: Richardson December 8, 2011

    Indore: Former West Indies captain Richie Richardson termed Virender Sehwag's historic 219 as an "exceptional knock." "Sehwag played exceptionally well. It was a flat wicket. Even though Sehwag batted so well, I thought if one or two of our batsmen could stick in, we could get to that total. But it...
  • Happy to break Sachin's record: Sehwag December 8, 2011

    Indore: Dashing Indian opener Virender Sehwag, who on Thursday created history by scoring the highest ever one-day score of 219 in the fourth ODI against West Indies, said that he was happy to have broken the record of batting great and team-mate Sachin Tendulkar. "I was happy when Tendulkar scored 200...
  • Sehwag's 219 fells many records December 9, 2011

    New Delhi: He knocked them over, one after the other, on Thursday. West Indies failed to withstand the storm Virender Sehwag's willow unleashed, sending records tumbling with a glut of runs that saw only the second double-hundred in ODI history being scored. Sehwag's 219 – which came in just 149 balls...
  • Brutal Sehwag's hunger knows no bounds December 9, 2011

    New Delhi: On February 24, 2010, a barrier that had not been breached in 2961 one-day internationals finally fell in Gwalior, and it was fitting that Sachin Tendulkar, the owner of the most ODI runs ever, was the first to reach 200 in an innings. On December 8, 2011, that record...
  • Virender Sehwag's stunner in Indore December 8, 2011

    At 5.42pm on Thursday evening, Virender Sehwag became only the second batsman in one-day international history to score a double-century in an innings. ...
  • Viru most dangerous batsmen in world: Bhajji December 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh termed Virender Sehwag as the "most dangerous batsmen in world cricket" after the latter's record-breaking 219 against the West Indies at Indore on Thursday. "By far, Viru is the most dangerous batsman in world cricket," Harbhajan, who is currrently nursing a shin injury, told PTI...
  • Directly Rajdeep Sardesai: Sehwag is simply unique December 8, 2011

    In the second installment of his video blog, Directly Rajdeep Sardesai (DRS), the CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief on how Virender Sehwag is truly a man apart. ...
  • Sehwag is unique, a phenomenon December 8, 2011

    In the second installment of his video blog, Directly Rajdeep Sardesai (DRS), the CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief on how Virender Sehwag is truly a man apart. It was ironical today that when Virender Sehwag broke the world record for the highest individual score in one-day internationals – only the second individual to score...
  • Sehwag answers his critics in style December 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag was at his blazing best as he stroked his way to 219 -- the highest score in ODIs – while becoming only the second batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score a double-century in the 50-over format. The swashbuckling opener came under a lot of criticism before this...
  • Cricketers hail Viru, says good omen for Oz tour December 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The cricket fraternity on Thursday hailed Virender Sehwag for becoming the highest scorer in the history of one-day cricket with a phenomenal 219, describing the feat as an "incredible" achievement and good omen ahead of the Australian tour later this month. The big-hitting Indian opener in the process surpassed...
  • Never expected to score 200 in ODIs: Sehwag December 9, 2011

    Indore: Stand-in captain Virender Sehwag, who on Thursday created history by scoring the highest ODI score of 219, admitted that he never expected to score a double hundred although the thought only crossed his mind during the batting Powerplays. "I never expected to score a double hundred. While opening the innings,...
  • Virender Sehwag's 200 was overdue: coach December 8, 2011

    Virender Sehwag's coach AN Sharma said he is delighted with Sehwag's knock and said it was his dream that he reaches that landmark. ...
  • Sehwag's 219 augers well for Aus tour: Srikkanth December 8, 2011

    Kris Srikkanth hailed brilliant knock by Virender Sehwag and feels it's a right time to get back to form. ...