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

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..

Gurmehar steps back after threats, students denounce ABVP (Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   5:52 pm
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Hundreds of students on Tuesday protested in Delhi University against the ABVP even as a female student who took on the RSS-affiliated body pulled back after getting death and rape threats. View More..

Teachers back Gurmehar

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   1:32 pm
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Even as she announced her withdrawal from the anti-ABVP campaign, Lady Shri Ram College student Gurmehar Kaur on Tuesday got the unequivocal support of her teachers. View More..

Twitter turns battleground after Sehwag tweet mocks DU student

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   9:52 pm
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter on Monday turned into a battleground of words after cricketer Virendra Sehwag and actor Randeep Hooda apparently mocked Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur who launched an online campaign against the ABVP after the February 22 violence in Delhi University's Ramjas College. View More..

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..