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

ISRO launches 104 satellites, India hails world record (Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 15,2017   8:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Greetings and praises for ISRO from various ministers, Bollywood stars and other eminent personalities flooded Twitter on Wednesday as the space agency created a world record by successfully putting 104 satellites into orbit. View More..

adidas signs young wicket-keeper Pant

    Updated On : Feb 14,2017   5:28 pm
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Sportswear manufacturer adidas on Tuesday signed promising wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who made his Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket debut earlier this month against England. View More..

Sehwag's advice to play lofted shots helped me: Saha

    Updated On : Jan 24,2017   7:14 pm
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Former opener Virender Sehwag's advice helped India wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha become the first stumper to score a double ton in the Irani Cup final for Rest Of India (ROI), the Bengal player said on Tuesday. View More..

IPL: Sehwag to head cricket operations of Kings XI Punjab

    Updated On : Jan 23,2017   6:00 pm
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag on Monday confirmed his appointment as the head of cricket operations and strategy for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, for IPL 2017. View More..

Kohli leads B-day greetings for India batting great Dravid

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   5:48 pm
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Captain Virat Kohli led Indian cricket's birthday greetings for one of India's all-time greatest batsman Rahul Dravid, who turned 44 on Wednesday. View More..

Top sports stars express support for BSF soldier

    Updated On : Jan 10,2017   4:20 pm
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) A host of prominent sportspersons on Tuesday came out in support of Border Security Force (BSF) soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav over his allegations of poor quality of food served to personnel on the border and corruption among high-ranking officers. View More..

Nair needs to build on unbeaten 303 for a great future: Dravid

    Updated On : Dec 25,2016   7:08 pm
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) India A cricket team head coach Rahul Dravid feels that India's latest triple-centurion Karun Nair needs to build on his exploits in the recently-concluded Test series against England in order to have a successful career. View More..

Sports minister congratulates Test cricket team

    Updated On : Dec 20,2016   5:14 pm
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Sports Minister Vijay Goel congratulated the Indian cricket team for dismantling England 4-0 in the five-match Test series that concluded in Chennai's M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Tuesday. View More..

Nair's knock reminded me of Sehwag: Ganguly

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   9:24 pm
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday said middle-order batsman Karun Nair's unbeaten 303-run knock against England reminded him of two-time triple-century-maker Virender Sehwag -- but he refused to compare them as the two played in different eras. View More..

Nation celebrates Karun Nair's triple ton

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   7:42 pm
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan and several cricketing personalities hailed Karun Nair's landmark innings of 303 not out during the fifth and final Test against England on Monday. View More..

Nair's triple ton piles misery on England (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   6:42 pm
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Indian batsmen's love affair with the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here continued as middle-order batsman Karun Nair on Monday became only the second Indian after former opener Virender Sehwag to slam a triple ton here. View More..

Best knock of my life: Nair

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   5:46 pm
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) After becoming the second Indian cricketer to score a triple century in a Test innings, middle-order batsman Karun Nair on Monday described his unbeaten 303-run knock as the best of his budding career. View More..

Fifth Test: England post 12/0 at stumps on Day 4

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   5:20 pm
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) England posted 12/0 in their second innings at stumps on the penultimate day of the fifth and final cricket Test against India at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Monday. View More..

Nair second Indian to score 300 in Tests

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   5:14 pm
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Karun Nair became the second Indian cricketer after Virender Sehwag to score a triple century in a Test innings, achieving the feat on the fourth day of the fifth match against England here on Monday. View More..

Nair's triple ton lifts India to record 759/9 declared

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   5:02 pm
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Riding on Karun Nair's breath-taking unbeaten triple ton, India declared their first innings at a mammoth 759/7 and took a 282-run lead against England in their fifth and final cricket Test here on Monday. View More..

Kohli, Vijay centuries give India lead (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 10,2016   5:04 pm
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Skipper Virat Kohli and opener Murali Vijay hit superb centuries to power India to 451/7 at stumps on the third day for a crucial 51-run first innings lead against England in the fourth Test here on Saturday. View More..

Kohli amasses 4,000 Test runs, 1,000 in 2016

    Updated On : Dec 10,2016   1:28 pm
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli completed 4,000 career Test runs, 1,000 of which coming in 2016, during the third day of the fourth match against England here on Saturday. View More..

Enjoyed watching Sehwag bat the most: Sachin

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   9:42 pm
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday said he enjoyed watching former India opener Virender Sehwag bat the most, while admitting that he feared facing former South Africa captain Hansie Cronje as a bowler. View More..

Cricketers don't need Bollywood: Virender Sehwag

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   1:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag, currently hosting the "Viru Ke Funde" web series, says Bollywood and cricket have no connection and are not dependent on each other. View More..

Sehwag to host web series 'Viru Ke Funde'

    Updated On : Nov 22,2016   2:24 pm
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Web series "Viru Ke Funde" which will have former India opener Virender Sehwag as a host, will be launched on Tuesday. View More..