Sehwag's 200 runs in ODI against West Indies
Virender Sehwag became the highest individual run scorer in ODI cricket. Sehwag had beaten the record of Sachin tendulkar who scored 200 runs earlier. Sehwag became the second cricketer to score a double century in ODI cricket. Sachin Tendulkar is the first person to score a double century in ODI cricket. Sehwag had taken 219 runs from 149 balls in the 4th ODI against West Indies. Sehwag's brilliant innings provide a series win for India against West Indies.
India had scored 418 runs which is the highest team total for India in ODI cricket. Gambhir and Raina had given a good support for Sehwag to reach his double century. Sehwag hits 25 4s and 7 6s to reach his double century. Sehwag is the only captain to score a double century in ODI cricket. Sehwag is the only cricketer to score a triple century in test and a double century in ODI cricket. Sehwag thanked his fans and family after the match. More details about the words of Virender Sehwag after hitting his world record double century and the fourth ODI where India won the match and taken the series details are given below.
Words of Virender Sehwag after hitting record double century against West Indies in 4th ODI
"I never expected to score a double hundred. While opening the innings, I told Gautam Gambhir that if we can show some patience on this track, we will be in for a big one as the wicket is a good one. The outfield is fantastic and the distance of the boundary is only 50 yards,"
"It was only after the batting Powerplay started, I felt that I could reach double hundred. Also when Sammy dropped me, I knew that God was with me,"
"I want to thank my family and fans. I know people expected me to score a double century. Today when I wanted to hit a six, I just did that."
"I have said this earlier also that the top-order needs to contribute. It was a wicket where one could score big runs if he stayed around for 30 overs."
"Obviously, I am very tired. I am an old man now and my back gets stiff. So I need to take an ice bath."
India vs West Indies 4th ODI match summary and series win for India
India vs West Indies 4th ODI held at Indore will always be special for India and Virender Sehwag. Sehwag scored 219 runs in this match and became the highest individual run scorer in ODI cricket. India had taken 418 runs which is the Highest Indian team total in ODI cricket. The Indore pitch was excellent for batting and India got full advantage with the pitch. Gambhir scored 67 runs and Raina scored 55 runs and well supported Virender Sehwag to reach his double century. Indian bowling is also excellent where West Indies were all out for 265 runs. Ramdin had played brilliantly for West Indies. He scored 96 runs. Rahul Sharma and R.Jadeja had taken 3 wickets each. India had taken the 5 match series with 3 wins over West Indies. Sehwag is awarded the Man of the match for his brilliant 219 runs in 4th ODI against West Indies.
Highest Individual scores in ODI cricket
Virender Sehwag: 219 runs in 2011
Sachin Tendulkar: 200* in 2010
CK Coventry: 194* in 2009
Saeed Anwar: 194* in 1997
IVA Richards: 189* in 1984
Sanath Jayasuriya: 189 runs in 2000
Gary Kirsten: 188* in 1996
Sachin Tendulkar: 186 runs in 1999
Shane Watson: 185 runs in 2011
MS Dhoni: 183 runs in 2005
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