Top 10 records created by Virender Sehwag that are yet to be broken

Former Indian aggressive Test opener Virender Sehwag, who retired from all forms of International cricket on 20th October 2015, has created the number of records during his playing days.

And still, there are at least ten of his records which are yet to be broken :


10.) Sehwag is the only batsman in the cricket history who has scored 7,500-plus runs in both Tests & ODIs as an opener.

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9.) Against South Africa, Sehwag scored the Fastest Test triple century for which he took 278 balls.

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8.) Sehwag holds the record of highest ever Test score at a 100-plus strike rate: 319


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7.) Sehwag and Graham Gooch are the only batsmen to make more than 60% of the team’s runs while carrying bat through a completed Test innings.

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6.) He scored most triple centuries in Tests: 2 (joint record holder along with Don Bradman, Brian Lara & Chris Gayle)

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5.) He scored most 290+ scores in Tests: 3 (joint record holder along with Don Bradman)

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4.) He is the only cricketer in the Test history to score two triple centuries and to take a five-wicket haul in an innings.


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3.) He has the highest ever Test batting strike rate among all the cricketers who have scored 2,000-plus Test runs.

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2.) He has converted his 11 successive Test hundreds into 150+ scores.

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1.) He is the only cricketer to be part of two consecutive double-century partnerships in a Test innings. He performed this feat twice.

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