As swashbuckling Indian opener Virender Sehwag smashed the world record for the highest score in the one-day international cricket match against West Indies, Twitter went viral.
Sehwag made 219 off 149 deliveries in the fourth one-dayer against the West Indies on Thursday in Indore. Here are some notable tweets from his team-mates and other celebrities:
Chris Gayle: Well I did watch some of that innings by Viru.... Brilliant striking!! Congrats on ur 219.. That’s child abuse! The Mask would say, Smoking!
Piers Morgan: I'd swap everything I've done in my miserable little life to bat like Virender Sehwag.
Mahesh Bhupathi: Holy cow is all I am gonna say about that innings... Amazing stuff by Viru. As Johnny Mac would say you can't be serious.
Sanjay Manjrekar: It must be somewhere at the back of his mind.. but sehwag's 200s and 300s seem incidental as he goes on an all out attack.
Rohan Bopanna: Why this Kolaveri - Vi ru :)
Ramiz Raja: When Viv Richards retired I thought it was end of entertainment. But then came Sehwag, the King of entertainment! Long live the King!!
Kevin Pietersen: If you are a cricket fan, please switch your TV's on right now and watch a genius bat... Sehwag destroying the WI... World record coming....
Abhishek Bachchan: VIRENDRA SEHWAG. RESPECT!!!
Akshay Kumar: Congrats Viru for that incredible 219 epic of an innings! What timing and energy, indeed SehWhacked.
Yuvraj Singh: I say it again! I never saw sir viv bat but iv seen sehwag bat! what a player 219 in a one day game is next to impossible!