Fri, 09 Dec 2011 13:44:47 GMT

Congratulations pour in for Virender Sehwag

The Nawab of Najafgarh's record-breaking score of 219 against the West Indies in Indore prompted spontaneous applause and praise from all corners of the world. Take a look.


Congratulations pour in for Virender Sehwag

"I am very happy for Viru and also happy about the fact that someone who has broken my record is my team mate and an Indian. Well done Viru," the veteran right-hander, who is in Melbourne right now"- Sachin Tendulkar

"Wow, Test match tomorrow but am still up watching Virender Sehwag score, hopefully, 200. Unreal, and he does [get the] highest ever. Well done mate."- David Warner on Twitter

"This was one of the best knocks I have ever seen. People were casting aspersions on him. Many were writing that he had not scored for the past five innings. But he answered them in the right way."- Lalchand Rajput

"This exceptional achievement is a matter of national pride and is a source of inspiration for budding cricketers of our country.We convey our best wishes to Virender Sehwag for his future endeavours."-Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar

"I have always enjoyed watching him bat because of his positive approach to the game. He might not always use the most orthodox batting technique or methods but there is no doubt he remains a very effective accumulator of runs for India."-Zaheer Abbas

"For the Australians, this is really bad news because Sehwag has a terrific record in Australia and if he goes Down Under with this momentum I think the Australian bowlers are going to be in for a tough time."-Rashid Latif

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