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Can Sehwag make it 12 in 12?

October 08, 2010 14:15 IST

A fifty in either of the two innings of the Bangalore Test and Virender Sehwag will get the World record of scoring at least a fifty in most consecutive Tests.on his own.

The dashing opener currently shares the record with West Indies' Viv Richards and fellow-teammate Gautam Gambhir.

Fifties in most consecutive Tests

Tests

Batsman

Period

11*

Virender Sehwag (India)          

2009-2010

11

Viv Richards (West Indies)     

1976-1977

11

Gautam Gambhir (India)         

2008-2010

10

John Edrich (England)            

1969-1971

Fifties in most consecutive Tests by Indian batsmen

Mts

Batsman

Period

11*

Virender Sehwag

2009-2010

11

Gautam Gambhir

2008-2010

8

Sachin Tendulkar

2007-2008

8

Sachin Tendulkar

2009-2010

8

VVS Laxman

2009-2010

This is how Sehwag has performed in last 11 Tests:

Scores

Opponents

Venue

Season

16 & 51

Sri Lanka

Ahmedabad

2009-10

131 & DNB

Sri Lanka

Kanpur

2009-10

293 & DNB

Sri Lanka

Mumbai BS

2009-10

52 & 45

Bangladesh

Chittagong

2009-10

56 & 0*

Bangladesh

Mirpur

2009-10

109 & 16

South Africa

Nagpur

2009-10

165 & DNB

South Africa

Kolkata

2009-10

109 & 31

Sri Lanka

Galle

2010

99 & DNB

Sri Lanka

Colombo SSC

2010

109 & 0

Sri Lanka

Colombo PSS

2010

59 & 17

Australia

Mohali

2010-11

DNB = Did not bat

COMPILED BY RAJNEESH GUPTA

Rajneesh Gupta