New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The following is the fact file of explosive India opener Virender Sehwag, who on Tuesday announced his retirement from all forms of international and domestic cricket: 

Name: Virender Sehwag 

Born: October 20, 1978, in New Delhi 

Teams: India, Asia XI, Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, ICC World XI, India Blue, Kings XI Punjab, Leicestershire, Marylebone Cricket Club, Rajasthan Cricket Association President’s XI 

Playing role: Opening batsman 

Batting style: Right-hand bat 

Bowling style: Right-arm off-break 

Batting record in Tests: Matches: 104 Innings: 180 Not outs: 6 Runs: 8,586 Highest score: 319; and second highest: 309 Average: 49.34 Strike rate: 82.23 100s: 23 50s: 32 Catches: 91 

Batting record in ODIs: Matches: 251 Innings: 245 Not outs: 9 Runs: 8273 Highest score: 219 Average: 35.05 Strike rate: 104.33 100s: 15 50s: 38 Catches: 93 Bowling record in Tests: Matches: 104 Innings: 91 Wickets: 40 Best innings figures: 5/104 Best match figures: 5/118 Average: 47.35 Economy: 3.04 Strike rate: 93.2 

Bowling record in ODIs: Matches: 251 Innings: 146 Wickets: 96 Best figures: 4/6 Average: 40.13 Economy: 5.26 Strike rate: 45.7

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