Watch: On this day 10 years ago, Viru slammed 293 against Sri Lanka!

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Virender Sehwag: The explosive Team India opener that would send shivers down the opponent bowlers. The critical man behind several success stories of the team, Viru exercised monumental feats in a match that would get the whole stadium up on their toes. A decade ago, he did the same in Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium.

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In the test against Sri Lanka on 4th December 2009, Sehwag scored a blistering 293 off just 254 deliveries. The official Twitter of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) rolled back the years and posted a clip showing Viru’s highlights from that match.

Enjoy the video below-

Sehwag’s monumental score came in the form of 40 boundaries and 7 sixes, but was just shy of 7 runs from reaching a triple century. His first 100 came from came off of 101 balls and the second one from 168. This was the dashing hero’s last double century in test cricket.

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