Virender Sehwag, former explosive batsman of Team India, played an explosive innings of 122 runs in 28 balls in 2014 7 years ago.
New Delhi. Former India player explosive batsman Virender Sehwag has big records in the history of cricket. As long as he lived at the crease, his bat used to fire a lot and the ball repeatedly crossed the boundary. The hawkish bowler shied away from giving him the ball. Interestingly, on this day i.e. on May 30, 7 years ago, Sehwag set a new record in the history of IPL.Virendra Sehwag
Had played an explosive innings of 122 runs
Virender Sehwag played an explosive innings of 122 runs in 58 balls in IPL history on 30 May. This was his highest individual score in the IPL. This incident is from the year 2014. He scored this against Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, representing Kings XI Punjab.Virendra Sehwag
It was Sehwag’s second century
This is the case for the second qualifier of the playoff stage. This was Sehwag’s best performance and his knock enabled Punjab to score a total of 226/6 in the stipulated 20 overs. Sehwag had 12 fours and 8 sixes in his innings and the right-hander scored his runs at a strike rate of 210.34. This was Sehwag’s second century in IPL history as he scored his maiden century against Deccan Chargers in the 2011 edition.
Punjab reached the final of IPL for the first time
Chennai’s team was defeated by 24 runs chasing Punjab’s 226 runs. Suresh Raina, playing a quick innings of 87 runs in 25 balls, rang the alarm bell in the Punjab camp, but as soon as he was out, Chennai’s innings derailed. Thanks to this victory, the Punjab team was successful in reaching the final of the IPL for the first time. However, Punjab’s team lost to Kolkata Knight Riders in the final.Virendra Sehwag
Sehwag had scored 2,728 runs
Sehwag played 104 matches in the IPL career and was to score 2,728 runs at an average of 27.55. In the year 2015, Sehwag played the last season of IPL. In this edition, he played 8 matches, scoring only 99 runs at an average of 12.37.Virendra Sehwag