Virender Sehwag retires from International Cricket

Sehwag has retired from all forms of cricket

India’s sensational batsman Virender Sehwag has retired from all forms of International cricket today. An aggressive right-handed opening batsman decided to end his International career of cricket just before his 37th birthday.

The former opening batsman of India has played his first One Day International in 1999 and a Test debut in 2001. Sehwag became the only Indian to be honoured as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his performance in 2008.

The another Indian cricketer Zaheer khan, who retired from international cricket this week due to his long term injuries and the reason of Viru retirement may be his form that he has not played a single match in any forms of cricket since 2013.

Sehwag also holds the record of the fastest triple century in cricket against South Africa in 2008 and also the first Indian to score two times triple hundred in Test cricket, the first against the Pakistan in 2004. He has become the second person after Sachin Tendulkar to score double hundred (219) in ODI  against West Indies in 2011 at that time.

Sehwag was part of the 2011 World Cup team.

  Sehwag International Stats

International career
Matches Won Lost Drawn Tied No result
Test[59] 104 42 28 34 0
ODI[60] 251 133 103 1 14
T20I[61] 19 11 6 1 1
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