Cricinfo: India in Pakistan 2003-04





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1st ODI: Pakistan v India, 13 Mar 2004

Until he was bowled by Rana Naveed, Virender Sehwag looked murderous - and he was. On a batting paradise perfectly suited to his abilities, Sehwag ripped into Pakistan's opening bowlers with glee, showing little regard for hype about scorching pace. With a medley of trademark punched cover drives and to-leg whips, Sehwag smashed 14 fours and one six in 57 balls to make 79. That six proved to be his undoing; off the very next ball, Rana Naveed got one full and straight enough to beat Sehwag's bat.