Sehwag completes 6000 ODI runs

Updated: 23 November 2008 11:39 IST

Virender Sehwag on Sunday became the sixth Indian batsman to complete 6000 runs in one-day cricket during the fourth ODI between India and England.

New Delhi:

Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Sunday became the sixth Indian batsman to complete 6000 runs in one-day cricket during the fourth ODI between India and England in Bangalore.

Sehwag reached the milestone when he hit 36th run. He took 195 ODIs and 190 innings to achieve this feat. Now his name features along side Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Mohammed Azharuddin and Yuvraj Singh in the elite club. Tendulkar stands atop the table scoring 16372, the highest in the world.

The Delhi dasher achieved another milestone on Sunday. After striking the 17th run of his innings, Sehwag became the eighth Indian to record 2000 runs in One-Day Internationals on the Indian soil.

He also slammed 32nd ODI fifty of his career, his sixth against England.

Topics : Cricket Virender Sehwag
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