Today, i.e December 08, 2011, Virender Sehwag showed why he is considered as one of the most dangerous batsman in World cricket these days as history was created as he scored 219 runs off just 149 balls with 25 fours and 7 sixes against West Indies in the fourth one-day international at Indore.
It was Sehwag’s 240th one-day international as he surpassed the maser blaster Sachin Tendulkar (200 not out against South Africa in Gwalior on Feb 24, 2010) The previous best of Sehwag was 175 came against Bangladesh.
Choosing to bat first, India opened the innings with Sehwag and Gambhir and the posted 176 runs for the first wicket. Even after Gambhir’s departure, Sehwag kept scoring runs with ease. It was due to his brilliant performance that team India posted 418/5 in 50 overs, first time India scored past 400 run mark in ODI.