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Happy Birthday Virender Sehwag: TOP records of Nawab of Najafgarh, in PICS

Former India opener Virender Sehwag is celebrating his 44th birthday on Thursday (October 20). Sehwag is the only Indian batter to score two triple-hundreds in Test cricket and the swashbuckling batter also had a career ODI strike-rate 104.34. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at some TOP records of Virender Sehwag.

Virender Sehwag scored fastest 300 in Test cricket

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Virender Sehwag scored fastest 300 in Test cricket

Virender Sehwag took just 278 balls to hit his second triple hundred (vs SA in Chennai, 2008) - the fastest ever triple hundred in terms of balls in Test cricket. (Source: Twitter)

Virender Sehwag is only Indian with two triple-hundreds in Test cricket

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Virender Sehwag is only Indian with two triple-hundreds in Test cricket

Former India batter Virender Sehwag is celebrating his 44th birthday on Thursday (October 20). Sehwag is the only Indian batter to score two triple-hundreds in Test cricket. (Source: Twitter)

Virender Sehwag has highest score in ODI by a captain

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Virender Sehwag has highest score in ODI by a captain

Virender Sehwag smashed 219 runs against West Indies in an ODI in Indore in 2011 - the highest individual score by a captain in ODI cricket. (Source: Twitter)

Virender Sehwag has hit most sixes for India in Test cricket

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Virender Sehwag has hit most sixes for India in Test cricket

The 90 sixes Virender Sehwag hit for India in Test cricket - the most by any batsman. MS Dhoni hit the second-most sixes in Test cricket for India, hammering 78. (Source: Twitter)

Virender Sehwag had strike-rate of 82.23 in ODI cricket

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Virender Sehwag had strike-rate of 82.23 in ODI cricket

Virender Sehwag's batting strike rate of 82.23 in Test cricket is the highest among all those batsmen who have scored at least 2000 runs. (Source: Twitter)

Virender Sehwag converted 11 successive hundreds into 150-plus scores

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Virender Sehwag converted 11 successive hundreds into 150-plus scores

Virender Sehwag also holds the unique record of converting 11 consecutive hundreds into 150 plus scores in Test cricket. Between December 2003 and October 2009, he scored 11 Test hundreds and those hundreds' scores were 195, 309, 155, 164, 173, 201, 254, 180, 151, 319 and 201*. (Source: Twitter)

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