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Virender Sehwag on Karun Nair's 303 runs in Chennai Test: 'Was very lonely in 300-run club for last 12 yrs and 8 months. Maza aa gaya'

Former Cricketer Of Indian Team Virender Sehwag On Monday Congratulated Karun Nair For Scoring A Triple Century In The Test Match Against England Being Played In Chennai.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 19 Dec 2016, 05:04:47 PM
Sehwag on Karun Nair's triple ton: 'Was very lonely in 300-run club for last 12 yrs and 8 months. Maza aa gaya'  (PTI Photos)

New Delhi:

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag congratulated Karun Nair for scoring a triple century in the Chennai Test against England in Chennai's Chepauk stadium onm Monday. 

Virender Sehwag is the first Indian cricketer who had scored two triple centuries before Karun Nair's Monday magic of hitting 303 runs in Chennai. 

The newcomer Nair rose to fame when he hit a smashing 303 in 381 balls in first innings of the third Test against England.

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Nair is only second India to score a triple century after Virender Sehwag, who welcomed company at the coveted spot with open arms: 

“Yay ! Welcome to the 300 club @karun126. It was very lonely here for the last 12 years 8 months.
Wish you the very best Karun.Maza aa gaya!” tweeted the Nawad of Najafgarh. 

India have declared after scoring 759 runs and earning a massive lead of 282 runs over England. India have also supassed their previous highest Test score of 726 runs. 

The Indian team has already won the series 3-0 and would aspire to win this match and series 4-0.

Also read | Karun Nair becomes only second Indian to score triple century in Test cricket

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First Published : 19 Dec 2016, 04:47:00 PM