India's swachbuckling opener Virendra Shewag has produced a fantastic knock by putting Inida in top position here in the Third test match here in Mumbai.Inida on top getting a lead of 50 runs with in less than a one day period of time here in Mumbai.Shewag who is known for his big hitting got to peak of his batting eventually leading India into a strong position.He had a knock hitting 284* runs with in just 239 balls maintaining more than 100 strike rate.Shewag's ruthless batting includes 47 boundaries which includes 40 four's and 7 big hits.India ends the day with 443/1 in reply for the Srilankan 393
Shewag who is started his career in the year 1999 under the captaincy of Ajay Jadeja got out for one run but this doesn't shattered his intentions he bounce back like a ball and left a huge mark and made himself a unearasable history in the Indian cricket.Shewag's batting in Mumbai showed his commitment towards the game and his love towards cricket.Shewag who had hit two triple centuries in his career till this point of time is eyeing on his third which if he reaches will make a record to his name of hitting three triple centuries in Test cricket.
Till date it's just two other players in the international history has reached a stinct of reaching two triple centuries in the international test cricket.Shewag who had an average around 51 runs in test cricket has scored more than that to prove that he is better than his average.After the match when he interviewed "I missed a big one in the last Test, so I didn't want to miss out this time," shewag said.Shewag included two double century partnerships in the same match and after the match the other opener who watched shewag's innings more closely than any other Inidan spoke after the match that he learnt alot from playing with Shewag and it's always pleasure to watch his innings.Vijay also added that he learnt to play positive from shewag's play.
Shewag constructed the innings which started slowly and catching up the pace which no one can catch.Shewag first started the innings by striking just 15 runs in the 31 balls he played and then he paced a little bit by scoring 50 runs of 54 balls and then he played very fluently hitting 102 runs of 103 balls and shewag's innings went on with a mixutre of sweet timing and sensible batting which is pleasure to watch not just for the cricket lovers but also for the cricket cricts.The innings went on like a rocket which will not catch that much till the earth's atmosphere but once it reaches out it is unstoppable.
Muralitharan who is world's number one spinner and the person who took more than 700 wickets cannot put any pressure on shewag.Murali's 20 overs has produced 119 runs at an economy rate of 5.95 runs per over which is rarely seen by the classical off spinner.Shewag after the match quoted that a player when playing like murali should not wait for time to dominate him so he just tried to dominate him from the beginning.The day went on Indian's favour which showered rain on to the hopes of srilankans hope of winning the test and levelling the series eventually getting the historic first ever test win in India.