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

Celebrities wish 'anna' Suniel Shetty best of luck

    Updated On : May 05,2017   4:08 pm
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) With actor Suniel Shetty making a come back to the acting world with reality stunt show "Indias Asli ChampionÂ…Hai Dum" on the small screen after more than three years, celebrities wished the actor luck, supporting him and congratulating him for the new endeavour. View More..

Sachin flooded with birthday wishes from home and abroad

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   3:32 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who turned 44 on Monday, was flooded with congratulatory messages from the cricketing fraternity across the globe. View More..

Dressing room atmosphere secret to KXIP's good start, says Saha

    Updated On : Apr 12,2017   6:32 pm
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha on Wednesday said the free atmosphere in the dressing room has helped the team start this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign with two wins on the trot, comparing the current campaign to the 2014 one where they lost to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the final. View More..

10th edition of IPL off to perfect start (Diary)

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   8:54 pm
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) The 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) had a perfect start at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Wednesday with the opening ceremony providing some real entertainment for the holiday crowd. View More..

No Kohli in Stokes' Dream Cricket XI

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   6:50 pm
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Despite hitting a purple patch, India skipper Virat Kohli failed to find a spot in England all-rounder Ben Stokes' "Dream Cricket XI", which, however, includes Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag. View More..

Kohli is Wisden's Leading Cricketer in the World

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   5:06 pm
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli was on Wednesday named the 'Leading Cricketer in the World' for 2016 by this year's edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which is published this week. View More..

Ishant finally picked by Kings XI for IPL-10

    Updated On : Apr 04,2017   8:02 pm
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Pacer Ishant Sharma was on Tuesday picked by the Kings XI Punjab franchise, a day before the start of the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

IPL at 10: Looking back at a pulsating journey

    Updated On : Apr 03,2017   11:34 am
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Nine years since cricket decided to marry entertainment and name their offspring IPL (Indian Premier League), the Twenty20 mega show has waltzed to the tune of uncharted success, while simultaneously surviving many a slip -- bitter Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) infighting, judiciary-induced changes in the sport's administration -- as also dark episodes that shamed the gentleman's game. View More..

We believed we could win World Cup, says Gambhir

    Updated On : Apr 02,2017   5:08 pm
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) It was the firm belief in the dressing room that the team would win which helped Gautam Gambhir settle his nerves after opener Virender Sehwag got out early during India's World Cup final against Sri Lanka in 2011, the southpaw said on Sunday. View More..

We believed we could win the World Cup, says Gambhir

    Updated On : Apr 02,2017   3:16 pm
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) It was the belief in the dressing room that helped Gautam Gambhir settle his nerves after opener Virender Sehwag got out early during India's World Cup final against Sri Lanka in 2011, the southpaw said on Sunday. View More..

My Twitter handle must be put on parental guidance: Randeep Hooda

    Updated On : Mar 10,2017   11:40 am
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Misogynist, sexist and anti-national are some of the tags given to Randeep Hooda for unapologetically voicing his opinions. View More..

I didn't see the connotation in my Gurmehar post: Randeep

    Updated On : Mar 08,2017   8:06 pm
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Randeep Hooda has been at the receiving end for bullying Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur on social media, and the actor has clarified that he was not aware about the issue as well as about the threats to her. View More..

Virender Sehwag a great player: Javed Akhtar

    Updated On : Mar 03,2017   1:40 pm
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Renowned poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar, who earlier criticised former cricketer Virender Sehwag for his comments on Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, has called him a "great player" and said he was retracting his harsh comments. View More..

Never been more afraid to speak my mind: Arshad Warsi

    Updated On : Mar 02,2017   2:34 pm
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi, who usually does not mince words on issues of public concern, says he has never felt more afraid of expressing his beliefs and opinions. View More..

Gurmehar gets police protection but DU is calm (Roundup)

    Updated On : Mar 01,2017   9:44 pm
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Delhi University was calm on Wednesday, a day after thousands of students protested against the ABVP, even as student Gurmehar Kaur, facing rape and death threats, got police security at her hometown Jalandhar in Punjab. View More..

Please don't call our players illiterate: Goel responds to Akhtar

    Updated On : Mar 01,2017   9:04 pm
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar on Wednesday drew sharp criticism from Sports Minister Vijay Goel for calling India's sportstars "illiterate" in his tweet in support of Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur. View More..

Gambhir voices support for Gurmehar; Sehwag clarifies stance

    Updated On : Mar 01,2017   5:06 pm
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday voiced support for Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, who is in the eye of a storm over her stance against student outfit Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and a video campaign advocating peace between India and Pakistan. View More..

Social media being used to create polarisation: Anurag Kashyap

    Updated On : Mar 01,2017   3:04 pm
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) In the wake of recent events in the country's socio-political milieu, outspoken filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says social media platforms are being used to create polarisation in the nation. View More..

Didn't intend to bully, says Sehwag on Gurmehar

    Updated On : Mar 01,2017   12:14 pm
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Accused of bullying Gurmehar Kaur, whose campaign against the ABVP went viral, ex-cricketer Virender Sehwag on Tuesday batted for the Delhi University students freedom of expression. View More..

Don't trivialise war, your counter to Gurmehar wrong: Tharoor to Sehwag

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   6:50 pm
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Amid a raging debate over Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur blaming war and not Pakistan for the death of her Army officer father in the Kargil war, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday voiced regret over cricketer Virender Sehwag's move to "trivialise a serious issue like war". View More..