Virender Sehwag is widely regarded as one of the most
destructive opening batsmen of all time. He holds multiple records including
the highest score made by an Indian in Test cricket which was also the fastest
triple century in the history of international cricket (reached 300 off only
278 balls) as well as the fastest 250 by any batsman. Let us look at his 3 best
309(375) vs Pakistan- 1st test, Multan 2004
Virender Sehwag became the first Indian to score 300 runs in
a test match. Sehwag smashed the Pakistani bowlers all around the park. He hit
39 fours and 6 sixes and scored at a strike rate of 82, which was something
rare in Tests at those times.
319(304) vs South Africa- 1st Test 2008
Sehwag became the first Indian to score two 300’s in test
cricket during the 1st test against South Africa. India answered back to a huge
total of 540, with the help of Sehwag who scored 319 runs from just 304 balls.
He smashed 42 fours and 5 sixes.
293(254) vs Sri Lanka- 3rd Test 2009
Batting first Sri Lanka scored a decent total of 393. In
reply, Sehwag started hitting the Lankan bowlers left, right and centre. He hit
40 boundaries and 7 sixes to score a sensational 293. Unfortunately, he was
caught while trying to hit the ball in the air 7 runs short of a gigantic