Shaken up by earthquake in Delhi, Virender Sehwag forced to have lunch 'sitting outside'

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New Delhi, Oct 26: Former India opener Virender Sehwag was shaken up by earthquake in Delhi on Monday afternoon (October 26) forcing him to having lunch outdoors.

Tremors were felt in northern part of India on Monday and Sehwag, who is in Delhi, too was jolted by them.

Sehwag was shaken up by tremors in Delhi

"Earthquake. Sab hil raha hain bhai (everything is shaking brother). Sitting outside n having lunch," Sehwag wrote in 3 different tweets at 2.50 PM IST.

The 37-year-old Sehwag was among the many residents in Delhi, Srinagar and other parts of North India who felt the tremors.

"A massive earthquake measuring 7.5 on richter scale today jolted north India, with panic-stricken people rushing out of houses and buildings that shook during the temblor lasting almost a minute.

"The earthquake epicentred in the Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan struck at around 2.40 PM, sending ripples across several states like Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, the National Capital Region (NCR), Punjab, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan," new agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.

Sehwag, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket and the Indian Premier League (IPL) last evening (October 25) left from Mysuru for Delhi (via Bengaluru) after playing for Haryana against Karnataka in Ranji Trophy. The 4-day match ended in a draw with Haryana bagging 3 points for first innings lead.

The "Nawab of Najafgarh" marked his first match after retirement with a magnificent century. He received overhwhelming support from the fans in the royal city of Mysuru.

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