Odi Double Ton

  • 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 Oneday International match. Sehwag on Thursday created history by becoming the highest scorer ever (219) in a oneday innings and...
  • Advertisers want more of Sehwag after 219 December 9, 2011

    New Delhi: With his stupendous 219run show catapulting Virender Sehwag to the top of the oneday cricket record books, the advertisers have rushed in to sign on the flamboyant batsman with deals worth an estimated Rs 10 crore. The recordbreaking 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 onedayer 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 oneday 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 oneday score of 219 in the fourth ODI against West Indies, said that he was happy to have broken the record of batting great and teammate 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 doublehundred 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 oneday 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 oneday international history to score a doublecentury in an innings. ...
  • Viru most dangerous batsmen in world: Bhajji December 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior offspinner Harbhajan Singh termed Virender Sehwag as the "most dangerous batsmen in world cricket" after the latter's recordbreaking 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 CNNIBN EditorinChief 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 CNNIBN EditorinChief 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 oneday 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 doublecentury in the 50over 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 oneday cricket with a phenomenal 219, describing the feat as an "incredible" achievement and good omen ahead of the Australian tour later this month. The bighitting Indian opener in the process surpassed...
  • Never expected to score 200 in ODIs: Sehwag December 9, 2011

    Indore: Standin 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. ...