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

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..

Shastri coach report was a confusion: Ganguly (Third Lead)

    Updated On : Jul 11,2017   9:48 pm
Kolkata/New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Former India captain and member of the BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said media reports about Ravi Shastri being named India coach was a "confusion" and nothing has been finalised yet. View More..

No decision yet on new coach, says BCCI

    Updated On : Jul 11,2017   6:34 pm
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Reacting to widespread media reports that Ravi Shastri has been appointed India coach, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday refused to confirm or deny the reports, saying a final decision will be taken shortly. View More..

Shastri appointed India head coach till 2019 ICC World Cup

    Updated On : Jul 11,2017   5:24 pm
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Ravi Shastri was on Tuesday named the Indian cricket team's new head coach till the 2019 ICC World Cup. View More..

COA asks BCCI to name India coach by Tuesday

    Updated On : Jul 11,2017   2:28 pm
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) wants the Indian cricket team coach to be named by Tuesday, it has been reliably learnt. View More..

BCCI postpones announcement of new coach

    Updated On : Jul 10,2017   8:10 pm
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday decided to postpone the selection of a new coach for the national team by a few days. View More..

BCCI postpones announcement of new coach

    Updated On : Jul 10,2017   6:24 pm
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday decided to postpone the selection of a new coach for the national team by a few days. View More..

Dhoni still good enough to play 2019 World Cup, feels childhood coach

    Updated On : Jul 07,2017   5:08 pm
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) On Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 36th birthday, childhood coach Chanchal Bhattacharya on Friday said the former India captain is still good enough to play in the 2019 cricket World Cup. View More..

Dhoni still good enough to play 2019 World Cup, feels childhood coach

    Updated On : Jul 07,2017   4:02 pm
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) On the eve of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 36th birthday, his childhood coach Chanchal Bhattacharya on Friday said the former India captain is still good enough to play in the 2019 World Cup. View More..

India coach to be selected on July 10: Ganguly

    Updated On : Jul 01,2017   9:10 pm
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) The interview to select the next India coach will be held on July 10 in Mumbai, former India captain Sourav Ganguly who is also part of the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) said here on Saturday. View More..

India coach to be selected on July 10: Ganguly

    Updated On : Jul 01,2017   7:54 pm
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) The interview to select the next India coach will be held on July 10 in Mumbai, former India captain Sourav Ganguly who is also part of the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) said here on Saturday. View More..

Engineer seeking cricket coaching job says it's a protest

    Updated On : Jun 28,2017   3:04 pm
Burdwan (West Bengal), June 28 (IANS) Mechanical engineer Upendra Nath Brahmachari, whose application to coach the Indian cricket team has created a buzz, says his action is a protest against the treatment meted out to former coach Anil Kumble. View More..

Shastri to apply for India coach: Reports

    Updated On : Jun 27,2017   6:14 pm
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Former India skipper Ravi Shastri has reportedly decided to throw his hat into the ring as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) hunts for the next India head coach following the controversial exit of leg-spin legend Anil Kumble. View More..

BCCI extends time limit for India coach candidates

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   10:02 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday extended the time limit for submission of applications for the position of head coach of the Indian team. View More..

Kumble's decision to resign at last moment a personal choice: Ganguly

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   8:28 pm
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, who is part of the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) responsible for selecting the India cricket team coach, on Thursday said Anil Kumble's decision to resign from his position as the head coach at the last moment before the West Indies tour was a personal choice. View More..

Partnership with captain Kohli was untenable, says Kumble

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   1:16 am
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Acknowledging the rift with captain Virat Kohli, legendary leg-spinner Anil Kumble on Tuesday decided against continuing in his post as the head coach of the Indian cricket team. View More..