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Stats: Sehwag's 219 is his first hundred as captain

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December 09, 2011 12:42 IST
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Statistical highlights from the fourth One-dayer between India and the West Indies played in Indore on Thursday.

# Virender Sehwag is now the sixth Indian to reach 8,000 runs or more in ODIs, aggregating 8025 at an average of 35.66 in 240 matches, joining Sachin Tendulkar (18,111), Sourav Ganguly (11363), Rahul Dravid (10889), Mohammad Azharuddin (9378) and Yuvraj Singh (8051).

# Sehwag's 219 is his first hundred as captain.

# Sehwag's century is the highest individual innings in ODIs -- 219 off 149 balls, overtaking Sachin Tendulkar's unbeaten 200 off 147 balls against South Africa at Gwalior on February 24, 2010.

# Sehwag is the second batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to make a double century in ODIs. Both the batsmen have recorded double centuries in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

# Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir shared a stand of 176 for the first wicket, emulating Ajay Jadeja and Sachin Tendulkar, who had shared 176 for the first wicket against West Indies at Cuttack on November 9, 1994.

# The Indian record for the first wicket against the West Indies is 196 between Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag at Rajkot on November 12, 2002.

# Sehwag has scored 32 boundaries (25 fours and seven sixes) in his innings -- a new record in ODIs. Also, for the first time, he has recorded seven sixes in an innings.

# Sri Lankan Sanath Jayasuriya's superb 189 against India at Sharjah on October 29, 2000 was the previous highest by a captain in ODIs.

# Sehwag has recorded 15 hundreds -- the third highest by an Indian, next only to Sachin Tendulkar (48) and Sourav Ganguly (22). Against West Indies, he has two hundreds to his credit.

# India have won 14 games when Sehwag has posted a hundred.

# Sehwag got his 23rd Man of the Match award in ODIs and the second against West Indies.

# Sehwag became the second batsman after Tendulkar to register 25 fours in an ODI innings.

# Sehwag, thanks to his double hundred, is averaging 53.75 in ODIs this year -- 645 in twelve innings, including two hundreds and one fifty.

# Sehwag is now the first player to register two triple centuries In Tests apart from one double century in ODIs.

# Sehwag's marvellous feat of making 142 runs through boundaries is the second highest in ODIs, behind Shane Watson's 150 (15 fours and 15 sixes) during his great knock of 185 not out off 96 balls for Australia against Bangladesh at Dhaka on April 11, 2011.

# Sehwag reached his century off 69 balls -- the quickest for India against the West Indies in ODIs, eclipsing his own record. He had registered a 75-ball century against the West Indies at Rajkot on November 12, 2002.

# Sehwag took 149 balls for his marvellous innings -- the most by him in an innings, eclipsing the 140 balls faced by him while posting 175 against Bangladesh at Dhaka on February 19, 2011.

# Sehwag's double hundred is the fastest in ODIs, having taken 140 balls. Sachin had reached the double hundred off 147 balls.

# India's 153-run victory is their second largest in terms of runs over the West Indies in ODIs, behind the 160-run win at Vadodara on January 31, 2007.

# India posted their fourth bilateral series triumph in succession over the West Indies -- their previous three series victories being by 3-1 in 2006-07 in India; 2-1 in 2009 and 3-2 in 2011 both in the West Indies.

# India have won 45 and lost 57 out of 105 played (Tied 1 & NR 2) against the West Indies --winning percentage of 44.17.

# India have become the first team to register four totals of 400 or more in ODIs -- one each against Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies and Bermuda.

# India (418/5) posted their highest total in ODIs, outstripping the 414 for seven against Sri Lanka at Rajkot on December 15, 2009.

# India's total is the joint fourth highest in ODIs --  the highest ever is 443 for nine by Sri Lanka against Netherlands at Amstelveen on July 4, 2006.

# India's total is the highest by any team against the West Indies in ODIs, surpassing the 356 four by South Africa at St.George's on April 10, 2007.

# Ravindra Jadeja (3/34) has registered his best bowling figures against West Indies in ODIs. Jadeja now has 50 wickets in ODIs to his credit at an average of 34.76 in 47 matches.

# Denesh Ramdin (96 off 96 balls) posted his highest innings in ODIs -- his third fifty overall.  He has eclipsed his previous best in ODIs -- 74 not out off 83 balls against India at Colombo RPS on August 7, 2005.

# Ramdin's innings is the highest by a West Indian wicketkeeper in ODIs.

# Gautam Gambhir (67 off 67 balls) registered his second fifty against the West Indies - his 28th in ODIs.

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