Virender Sehwag Retires From International Cricket After Outstanding Career As India’s Opener

Virender Sehwag Retires From International Cricket After Outstanding Career As India’s Opener

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India’s only Test triple-centurian declared retirement on his international career on his birthday.

In spite of the fact that he has not played internationally for India since 2013, fans were holding out trust they would see Virender Sehwag back in the group.

Since his introduction in 2001 he is credited with changing the part of the opening batsman, scored 23 centuries , won the 50-overs World Cup on home land, and set an One Day International record score of 219.

“God has been kind and I have done what I wanted to do,” Sehwag said in an statement on his 37th birthday after again being neglected by the selectors for the progressing arrangement against South Africa.

“Cricket has been my life and continues to be so. Playing for India was a memorable journey and I tried to make it more memorable for my team mates and the Indian cricket fans.”

Reports however said that Sehwag would keep on playing top of the line cricket for his state side Haryana in the local Ranji Tropy rivalry.

Subsequent to making his introduction against South Africa in 2001, Sehwag got to be a standout amongst the most dreaded batsmen in world cricket, shaping some portion of an imposing line-up that likewise included Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid.

He also puts message on twitter: