Virender Sehwag Retires from all Forms of Cricket

Virender Sehwag retires

Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag has announced his retirement from international and domestic cricket. The Nawab of Najafgarh made the announced on Twitter, the same day he was celebrating his 37th birthday. Virender Sehwag has been out of the Indian squad for over 2 consecutive years now.

Virender Sehwag has scored 17,253 international runs across all formats of cricekt incldding 8586 runs from 104 Test matches and  8273 runs in ODIs. He has with his name OD 15 centuries including the second-highest individual score of 219. He has knocked 23 test centuries with career best of 319 against Pakistan.

Virender Sehwag Retires from all Forms of Cricket
Virender Sehwag’s career at a glance. Credit: ICC

On Tuesday, he chose the famous micro-blogging social network to make the announcement.

The Tweet was followed by a detailed statement.

Soon after his announcement, the internet paid tribute to the glorious 12 years of his amazing cricket action.

#ThankYouSehwag

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