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How the runs came in Sehwag's century at Motera

Last updated on: November 15, 2012 21:14 IST

Virender Sehwag roared back to form with a sparkling century on Day 1 of the first Test against England in Ahmedabad on Thursday.

- Scorecard

He smashed 117 off 117 balls to register his highest score against England, bettering the 106 at Trent Bridge in 2002.

This was the right-hander's 13th century in Tests in India -- his first after 30 innings. He last hit a hundred two years ago, when he smashed 173 against New Zealand at this same venue.

Sehwag entertained the crowd, hitting 15 boundaries and a six, as 74 of his runs came through the off-side.

Take a look at Sehwag's wagon wheel: