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

Bravo doubtful of return to Windies team

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   6:00 pm
Sharjah, Dec 16 (IANS) West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has expressed doubts on his possible return to national colours in any format. View More..

Afridi hat-trick steals show in T10 opener

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   2:36 pm
Sharjah, Dec 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi's hat-trick lit up the opening night of the inaugural T10 League here, helping his Pakhtoons side beat the Virender Sehwag-led Maratha Arabians by 25 runs. View More..

IPL: Hodge to coach Kings XI Punjab for 3 years

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   9:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday signed former Australia batsman Brad Hodge as head coach on a three-year contract. View More..

Rohit records third double-ton in ODIs

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   4:04 pm
Mohali, Dec 13 (IANS) India skipper Rohit Sharma (208 not out), who piloted India to a mammoth 392 against Sri Lanka on Wednesday, became the first cricketer to score three double hundred in the One-Day International (ODI). View More..

India in driver's seat on Day 2 of Kotla Test (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 03,2017   5:40 pm
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka reached 131/3 after India declared their first innings at 536/7 on the second day, which was marred by complaints of air pollution, during the third and final Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

Third Test: Sri Lanka struggle at Tea on Day 2

    Updated On : Dec 03,2017   3:20 pm
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka were 18/2 in their first innings, trailing by 518 runs against India at tea on the second day of the third and final cricket Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Sunday. View More..

Kohli breaks Lara's record of most Test double tons as skipper

    Updated On : Dec 03,2017   1:02 pm
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Virat Kohli on Sunday broke the record of West Indian legendary batsman Brian Lara in registering scores of more than 200 six times - most as a captain in the five-day format. View More..

Second Test: India at 500/5 at lunch on Day 2 of Kotla Test

    Updated On : Dec 03,2017   11:52 am
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Skipper Virat Kohli continued to plunder the Sri Lankan bowlers as India scored a mammoth 500/5 at lunch on the second day of the third and final Test match here on Sunday. View More..

Kohli equals Tendulkar, Sehwag in scoring record double centuries

    Updated On : Dec 03,2017   11:06 am
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Captain Virat Kohli joined Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in sharing the record of most number (six) of double centuries for India in Test cricket on the second day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka here on Sunday. View More..

Kohli, Vijay tons put India in command on Day 1 of Kotla Test (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 02,2017   5:50 pm
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka pulled back with two late wickets as India rode on centurions Murali Vijay and Virat Kohli to end the opening day at 371/4 in the third and final Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Saturday. View More..

Kohli becomes 4th fastest Indian to 5,000 Test runs

    Updated On : Dec 02,2017   2:34 pm
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Virat Kohli became the fourth fastest Indian batsman to reach the landmark of 5,000 runs in the five-day format on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka here on Saturday. View More..

Kohli completes 5,000 runs in Test cricket

    Updated On : Dec 02,2017   1:10 pm
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli reached the landmark of 5,000 runs in the five-day format on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka here on Saturday. View More..

Former Delhi captains felicitated at DDCA annual conclave

    Updated On : Nov 29,2017   7:56 pm
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) felicitated former state captains, including current national team skipper Virat Kohli, at its first annual conclave here on Wednesday. View More..

Anjum Chopra unveils gates named after her at Kotla

    Updated On : Nov 29,2017   6:16 pm
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Former Indian women's cricket team captain Anjum Chopra on Wednesday unveiled the Ferozeshah Kotla Ground's Gate No. 3 and 4, which were named after her. View More..

Sehwag did not know he existed off the field: Ganguly

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   9:28 pm
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) On the field, he rates Virender Sehwag as the best opener India has ever had in Tests after Sunil Gavaskar. But off it, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly feels the Delhi dasher did not know he existed. View More..

St. Moritz Ice Cricket 2018 launched

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   5:22 pm
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag and middle-order batsman Mohammad Kaif on Wednesday launched the inaugural edition of St.Moritz Ice Cricket 2018. View More..

Gates 3 & 4 of Feroz Shah Kotla to be named after Anjum Chopra

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   9:14 pm
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A month after the Gate No.2 was dedicated to former India opener Virender Sehwag, the Ferozshah Kotla Ground in the national capital will have another couple of gates named after ex-Indian women's team captain Anjum Chopra. View More..

Virat shines with 50th international ton vs Sri Lanka

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   4:38 pm
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) His status as the finest batsman in the world once again underlined, India skipper Virat Kohli smashed his 50th international century, which steered his side to safety in the first Test against Sri Lanka here on Monday. View More..

Dhoni should be left to decide his future (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : Nov 11,2017   1:02 pm
Seldom does one come across a captain making it a habit of praising his predecessor. And all the former players who played with either or both differ on Mahendra Singh Dhoni playing in the shortest format, Twenty20, advancing different reasons. View More..

Twenty-over cricket too long? Here comes T10 league at Sharjah (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Nov 07,2017   2:42 pm
Dubai, Nov 7 (IANS) Come December 21, the iconic Sharjah stadium in the United Arab Emirates will reverberate to the thwack of leather on willow. But with a difference. View More..