Virender Sehwag to play 100th Test in Mumbai

Updated: 22 November 2012 16:43 IST

The second Test against India will be Virender Sehwag's 100 Test of his career. He will be only the ninth Indian to achieve this feat. Other cricketers are - Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman and Kumble.

New Delhi:

When Indian opener Virender Sehwag walks out to bat in the second Test against England, starting Friday, he will join the elite club  comprising of players like Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar and Anil Kumble.

The second Test against India will be Sehwag's 100 Test of his career. He will be only the ninth Indian to achieve this feat. Other cricketers are - Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Kapil Dev and Anil Kumble.

In 99 Tests, Sehwag has scored 8448 runs with the help of 23 centuries and 32 half-centuries. He is also the only Indian cricketer to score two triple centuries. His first triple ton came against Pakistan in 2004 in Multan, while his second one was against South Africa in 2008 in Chennai.

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