Viru, Dhoni tweet about the double-century magic
Virender Sehwag, captaining India in the absence of the rested MS Dhoni, has become only the second batsman in the world to breach the 200-mark in one-day cricket. Here's a look at the twitter wishes for the cricketer.
Virender Sehwag tweeted: "Hope u guys enjoyed my innings.. I had good time in Indore."
India skipper MS Dhoni, who has been rested for the West Series, tweeted: Ppl thought there r a few who cd score 200 after paji,I always believed there is only one, one of our modern era legends- virender sehwag
Virat Kohli: one of the best innings i have ever seen. take a bow viru bhai. modern day legend.
Ishant Sharma: When u just enter in ur room after such a long flight and switch on tv and see veeru bhai scored double hundred!! I think that makes u fresh
Akshay Kumar: Congrats Viru for that incredible 219 epic of an innings! What timing and energy, indeed SehWhacked :D
Abhishek Bachchan: VIRENDRA SEHWAG. RESPECT!!!
Zaheer Khan: Cheers lala ...congratulations!! @virendersehwag way to go buddy !
Yuvraj Singh: I say it again! I never saw sir viv bat but iv seen sehwag bat! what a player 219 in a one day game is next to impossible!
Chris Gayle: Well I did watch some of that innings by Viru.... Brilliant striking!! Congrats on ur 219.. That's child abuse! The Mask would say, Smoking!
RamizSpeaks: When Viv Richards retired I thought it was end of entertainment. But then came Sehwag, the King of entertainment! Long live the King!!
Sanjay Manjrekar: That he got the 200 in a 50 over match with plenty to spare tells u a bit about virendra sehwag...
The most likely candidate to beat tendulkar's record has done it !
Piers Morgan: I'd swap everything I've done in my miserable little life to bat like Virender Sehwag. #Viru
Mandira Bedi: May I say, that sehwag is god! :D ;D
Bow down to Viru for that incredible 219!! The only 2 double tonners in one day cricket are Indian! #respect
Shreya Ghoshal: Heartiest congratulations to VEERU!!! Yayyy:)
Sania Mirza-Malik: What an achievement..What a player..what an effort..hats off to Sehwag..
Derek O'Brien: You will excuse Rajiv Shukla if he made a few trips to the TV set in Central Hall cheering Sehwag double century