Sehwag`s record 219 earns him `VS` series bat

Last Updated: Feb 14, 2012, 12:51 PM IST

New Delhi: India`s dashing opener Virender Sehwag`s record-breaking 219 against the West Indies in a One-Day International in Indore last year has earned him a special series bat from Sanspareils Greenlands (SG).

The innings is the highest individual score in ODI and Sehwag en route to the landmark broke Sachin Tendulkar`s 200 not out against South Africa in Gwalior. Sehwag`s 149-ball innings was studded with 25 fours and seven sixes.

As a mark of respect for Sehwag`s knock, SG, the leading manufacturer of cricket equipments, launched a limited edition series "VS 219."

Paras Anand, director SG, said the bat has been designed for big hitters.

"The limited edition bat is a tribute to Sehwag`s record innings of 219 runs. This bat has been designed for the big hitters like Sehwag. It is a meaty and powerful bat for all the young Sehwags in the making," Anand said.

The light-weight bats are made from English willow and have edges, bold profile, remarkable balance and a huge sweet spot. The handle of the bat is made from Saravak cane and is covered with the new chevtec grip designed for good control.

IANS