Date Of Birth : 1978-10-20
Occupation : Cricketer
Virender Sehwag pronunciation (born 20 October 1978), affectionately known as Viru and the Nawab of Najafgarh, also called the Zen master of modern cricket, or the Viv Richards of this era by columnists, is one of the leading batsmen in the Indian cricket team. Sehwag is an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and a part-time right-arm off-spin bowler. He played his first One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian Test cricket team in 2001. In April 2009, Sehwag became the only Indian to be honoured as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his performance in 2008, subsequently becoming the first player of any nationality to retain the award for 2009. Sehwag holds multiple records including the highest score made by an Indian in Test cricket (319), which was also the fastest triple century in the history of international cricket (reached 300 off only 278 balls) as well as the fastest 250 by any batsman (in 207 balls against Sri Lanka on 3 December 2009...
Abhay Pratap Singh commented on the citizen journalism
on Apr 18, 2014 , 05:30 pm
Virender Sehwag made his Test match debut in 2001 as a middle-order batsman for the Indian team against South Africa with a century to his name, scoring 105. After home series in 2001-02 against England and Zimbabwe, Virender Sehwag was promoted up more »
Geoffrey Boycott has said that Virender Sehwag may not play for India again. It saddens me to see Sehwag fade away so early in his career. And none other than so called successful captain Dhoni has screwed his career. Damn you M.S Dhoni. You have more »
Alakesh Upadhyaya started the Discussion
on Jan 19, 2014 , 09:37 pm
Should Sehwag be brought back into the Indian Squad ?
We have been missing the firepower, the classic start, the unusual shots, the Sehwag factor. Virender Sehwag, responsible for crushing careers of many bowler around the world has been left out of both Test and ODI squad due to his poor form. The more »
mujhe bada afsos hai ki pichle do test match main sehwag,gambhir, kohli,zaher jaise player nahi hone ki vajha se indian team ko ki bhuri haar ka samna karna pada par aab kuch umid ki kiran dihayi deti hai sayad sehwag ka balla chle or kuch kamaal ho jaye zaheer ki yorkar kam kar payegi firangiyon ki balle ka hunnar that's it more »
Priyanka Sharma updated the Discussion
on Apr 22, 2013 , 02:59 pm
Time for Sehwag opposers to shut up?
Virender Sehwag returned to form with a blistering unbeaten 95 to help Delhi Daredevils break the jinx of six straight defeats. He scored a magnificient 95 out of 57 balls. Is it sign enough for Sehwag opposers to shut up? more »