Virender Sehwag announces retirement from all forms of cricket

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Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag has announced his retirement. The player made the announcement today (October 20) - on his birthday - in a message posted on Twitter. Sehwag said that he’d decided some time back to retire on his 37th birthday. He’s announced his retirement from all forms of International Cricket and from the Indian Premier League. In an international career spanning over 12 years, Sehwag played 104 Tests scoring 8,586 runs at an average of 49.34. He hit 23 centuries and 32 half-centuries. He’s the only triple centurion in Tests for India, having scored a career-best knock of 309 against Pakistan at Multan.

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