Sehwag went on to score 219 runs against West Indies at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore. The swashbuckling batsman smashed 25 fours and 7 sixes and enabled India post a mammoth 418/5 in 50 overs.
India won that match by 153 runs.
“#OnThisDay in 2011, Virender Sehwag smashed the second double century in men’s ODIs. His knock catapulted India to a total of 418/5 against West Indies. India won the game by 153 runs,” ICC tweeted.
In his cricketing career, Sehwag played 251 ODIs and 104 Tests for India amassing 8,273 and 8,586 runs respectively.