Virender Sehwag


ODI Debut : Sehwag's maiden century in mid-2001 in Sri Lanka was not enough to gain selection in the Test team for the corresponding series. Sehwag made his Test debut in late 2001 in the First Test against South Africa in Bloemfontein as a middle-order batsman. He scored 105 on debut despite the South African win.

Test Debut : Sehwag made his test debut against South Africa on 3 November 2001 and that of ODI against Pakistan on 1 April 1999. He has entered the Indian team as a middle order batsman and later became the opener.

Achivements : He got Arjuna Award in 2002, Padma Shree in 2010 along with several others.



Virender Sehwag

Player Name Details
Virender SehwagRight-hand batsman
Age32


Test Details
Tests89
Runs Scored7735
Highest Score 319
100s22
50s 27


ODI Details
ODIs 237
Runs Scored 7760
Highest Score 219
100s15
50s 37

Virender Sehwag

Nehra's fitness at par with Kohli, says Sehwag

    Updated On : Oct 04,2017   10:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag says he was not surprised with veteran fast bowler Ashish Nehra's inclusion in the India squad for the three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series against Australia, starting from October 7 in Ranchi. View More..

IPL contracts prevented Australians from sledging: Sehwag

    Updated On : Oct 03,2017   8:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Former star opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that the Australian players were scared of sledging Virat Kohli and the other Indian players during the recently concluded One-Day International (ODI) series due to the possibility of losing out on their lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) contracts. View More..

Kuldeep, Chahal have made us forget Ashwin, Jadeja: Sehwag

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   7:48 pm
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Former India star Virender Sehwag has asserted that newcomers like Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have made people "forget" bowlers like Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. View More..

Sehwag, Jhulan rings bell at Eden

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   3:00 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Former India women's team captain Jhulan Goswami and opener Virender Sehwag rang the bell ahead of the first ball of the second One Day International (ODI) between India and Australia here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. View More..

Sachin leads in congratulating Sindhu

    Updated On : Sep 17,2017   4:40 pm
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar rated star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries as a "victory like none other". View More..

Kuldeep will be the key against Australia: Prasanna (IANS interview)

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   5:40 pm
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) On the eve of India's much-awaited One-Day International (ODI) series against Australia, Indian spin great Erapalli Prasanna predicted chinaman Kuldeep Yadav would make the difference in the five-match rubber. View More..

Kohli can break Tendulkar's records, says Sehwag

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   5:26 pm
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag on Saturday predicted that skipper Virat Kohli has at least 10 years of cricket left in him and the right-hander can easily overtake batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's records. View More..

Budding women cricketers will look up to Mithali and not Sachin: Mandhana

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   4:00 pm
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India women's cricket team opener Smriti Mandhana on Saturday said aspiring female players will now look up to Mithali Raj for inspiration and not Sachin Tendulkar, underlining the rising stock of their trade after their World Cup heroics in England recently. View More..

Tendulkar dedicates National Sports Day to sportswomen

    Updated On : Aug 29,2017   3:06 pm
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday called upon the countrymen to dedicate National Sports Day to all the sportswomen who have made the nation proud. View More..

Social media flooded with Independence Day greetings

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   5:38 pm
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Social media on Tuesday was flooded with greetings and congratulatory messages on the occasion of the country's 71st Independence Day, with Google celebrating the day with a beautiful doodle. View More..

Xiaomi to bring 'Mi Home' in Delhi-NCR to boost offline sales

    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   1:46 pm
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Aiming to ramp up its offline presence in the country, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is all set to open its 'Mi Home' signature retail store in the Delhi-NCR region, a top company executive has said. View More..

Sehwag's show launches crowdfunding initiative to empower athletes

    Updated On : Aug 08,2017   5:34 pm
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) "Umeed India", a TV series hosted by former cricketer Virender Sehwag, is set to launch a crowdfunding campaign that aims to empower athletes. View More..

First Test: Ashwin, Jadeja spin India to 304-run win against Sri Lanka (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jul 29,2017   6:10 pm
Galle, July 29 (IANS) Spin twins Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets each to help India thrash Sri Lanka by 304 runs in the opening Test and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series at the Galle International Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Sri Lanka's struggle continues in Galle Test vs India (Lead Lunch Report)

    Updated On : Jul 29,2017   1:18 pm
Galle, July 29 (IANS) India tightened their grip on the fourth morning of the opening cricket Test by setting a mammoth 550-run target and then took two Sri Lankan wickets as the hosts huffed and puffed to 85/2 at lunch at the Galle International Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Sports personalities hail Indian women cricketers

    Updated On : Jul 24,2017   3:08 pm
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Sports personalities have taken to Twitter to heap praise on India's women cricketers for their effort in the ICC World Cup final where they went down to hosts England by nine runs. View More..

Kohli, Shastri hail Harmanpreet's ton in WWC semis

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   10:42 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Indian men's team captain Virat Kohli and newly-appointed head coach Ravi Shastri led Twitter users in congratulating all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur, who on Thursday blasted an unbeaten 171 off only 115 deliveries to help India post a massive 281/4 in a rain-shortened 42-overs-a-side Women's World Cup semi-final against Australia at Derby. View More..

Sehwag mum on Indian team coach issue

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   9:22 pm
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday failed to answer when asked about the India team coach issue at a promotional show here. View More..

BCCI hails CAC members' contribution in picking coaching staff

    Updated On : Jul 13,2017   8:44 pm
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday expressed gratitude to the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman, for choosing the national cricket team's new coaching staff with total transparency, professionalism and commitment. View More..

Prasanna 'disappointed' with CAC's drama over coach selection

    Updated On : Jul 13,2017   6:42 pm
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Former India off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna on Thursday said he is "disappointed" with the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) -- comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman -- for dilly-dallying over choosing the national cricket team's new coach. View More..

BCCI appoints Ravi Shastri as new head coach

    Updated On : Jul 12,2017   12:40 am
New Delhi, July 11 July 12 (IANS) After much drama and controversy, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)confirmed on Tuesday that Ravi Shastri has been selected as the new coach of the Indian cricket team. View More..