Former Indian opening batsmen Virender Sehwag is well known for his unique style of playing and striking the ball out of the field and also he is the only Indian to make a triple century in the Test cricket.
Sehwag remembers going back to his third Test of India’s tour of England held on August 2011 at the Edgbaston in Birmingham. In the match, things went worst on his way in both the innings and he was dismissed for a golden duck.
In the first innings, he was caught out by Stuart Broad. And in the second innings, he played a rather casual shot off James Anderson delivery and was caught out by Strauss in the field. The game not only was a nightmare for Sehwag but also for the Indian team.
After eight long years, Sehwag went down his memory and remembered the game. Sehwag revealed how he got out after two disasters and fielding for 188 overs where the hosts scored 710/7 declared.
“On this day 8 years ago, I scored a king pair vs England in Birmingham after flying for 2 days to reach England and fielding 188 overs. Unwillingly paid tribute to Aryabhatta If there was zero chance of failure, what would you do? If you have it figured, do that,” – Sehwag tweeted.
On this day 8 years ago, I scored a king pair vs England in Birmingham after flying for 2 days to reach England and fielding 188 overs. Unwillingly paid tribute to Aryabhatta 🙂
If there was zero chance of failure, what would you do ? If you have it figured, do that ! pic.twitter.com/7VchCDASh8
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 12, 2019
In the third Test, India was out for 224 runs and England went on with a huge score of 710/7 win.
India was bowled out for 244 in the second innings and as a result, they lost the match by an innings and 242 runs. The team had a horrible series as they were white-washed 4-0 by the hosts.
Sehwag had retired from all forms of international cricket on October 20, 2015. He has played 104 Tests, 251 ODIs and 19 T20Is for India.