NEW DELHI: Former India cricketer
is known for his active presence on
and on Monday he trolled himself while recalling an incident which took place on this very day in 2011. Explaining the incident, Sehwag also paid tribute to
— inventor of the digit Zero — in a funny way.
During India’s tour of England in 2011, the visitors were whitewashed 0-4 in the Test series and in the third Test match in
, Sehwag, who did not play the first two matches, was dismissed for a duck in both the innings.
dismissed him in the first innings, James Anderson accounted for his wicket in the next one.
Recalling the incident, Sehwag tweeted: “On this day 8 years ago, I scored a king pair vs England in Birmingham after flying for 2 days to reach England and fielding 188 overs. Unwillingly paid tribute to Aryabhatta. If there was zero chance of failure, what would you do? If you have it figured, do that (sic).”
On this day 8 years ago, I scored a king pair vs England in Birmingham after flying for 2 days to reach England and… https://t.co/m60V1NF7v4
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 1565596549000
In the said match, India were dismissed for 224 in the first innings, while England went on to score a mammoth 710/7, thanks to
‘s knock of 294. Later, India were bowled out for 244 in the second innings and as a result, the hosts easily won the match by an innings and 242 runs.
Sehwag, who had retired from all forms of international cricket in 2015, played 104 Tests, 251 ODIs and 19 T20Is for India.