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

Dhoni named captain of Wisden's all-time India Test XI

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   5:34 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India's celebrated skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday was named the captain of reputed cricket magazine Wisden's all-time India Test XI. View More..

Gayle launches autobiography in city

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   8:42 pm
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Explosive West Indies opener Chris Gayle launched his autobiography 'Six Machine, which contains extensive details about his life and career here on Friday. View More..

Why Olympian Sakshi Malik is important for 'gender-critical' Rohtak (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Aug 20,2016   11:44 am
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS/IndiaSpend) Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag's tweet after wrestler Sakshi Malik became the first Indian to win a medal at the Rio Olympics is particularly relevant because Malik's home district of Rohtak in Haryana is one of 262 Indian districts and cities listed as "gender critical" areas where the sex ratio is below 900 females for every 1,000 males. View More..

Modi, Mamata greet Kejriwal on his birthday

    Updated On : Aug 16,2016   5:14 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and a host of others on Tuesday extended birthday greetings to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. View More..

Sehwag urges government to honour Dipa, Lalita

    Updated On : Aug 16,2016   1:04 am
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag has requested the government to name a special train and plane after gymnast Dipa Karmakar and athlete Lalita Babar in order to honour thier efforts at the ongoing Rio Olympics. View More..

Kohli is the paradigm shift in cricket: Arun Lal

    Updated On : Jul 23,2016   8:04 pm
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Former cricketer Arun Lal lauded Test skipper Virat Kohli saying he has triggered a paradigm shift in cricket and raised the bar for budding cricketers. View More..

President, PM hail boxer Vijender on Asia/Pacific title

    Updated On : Jul 17,2016   6:24 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other notable celebrities congratulated India's star professional boxer Vijender Singh on winning the WBO Asia/Pacific Middleweight title beating Australia's Kerry Hope here. View More..

Wishes pour in for Ganguly as he turns 44

    Updated On : Jul 08,2016   5:02 pm
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) It rained wishes for Sourav Ganguly as the former Indian captain turned 44 on Friday. View More..

From Sachin to Big B, wishes pour in for birthday boy MS Dhoni

    Updated On : Jul 07,2016   7:10 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India's limited-overs cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrated his 35th birthday on Thursday, with many of his teammates and other prominent figures wishing him on social networking site Twitter. View More..

Captain Cool celebrates 35th birthday

    Updated On : Jul 07,2016   2:42 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India's limited overs cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrated his 35th birthday on Thursday, with many of his teammates and other prominent faces wishing him on social networking site, Twitter. View More..

Tendulkar, Kumble, Laxman, Kohli greet Harbhajan on 36th birthday

    Updated On : Jul 03,2016   6:56 pm
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Indian cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, V.V.S. Laxman and Virat Kohli, among others, on Sunday greeted veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on his 36th birthday. View More..

Sehwag, Dhawan, Bedi wish Kumble on Twitter

    Updated On : Jun 23,2016   8:32 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Welcoming the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) decision to appoint former India skipper Anil Kumble as head coach for the next one year, several cricketers on Thursday took to Twitter to wish the legendary leg-spinner. View More..

Tweeter flooded with congratulatory messages for silver medallists India

    Updated On : Jun 18,2016   1:24 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Social media was abuzz with congratulatory messages after the Indian hockey team settled for a historic silver in the Champions Trophy final against Australia in London on Saturday. View More..

Boxer Vijender to meet Aussie Kerry Hope in WBO Asia title decider

    Updated On : Jun 06,2016   4:02 pm
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Indian professional boxer Vijender Singh will face Australia's Kerry Hope for the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Asia Super Middleweight championship decider on July 16 here, it was announced on Monday. View More..

Jamia names its sports complex after Pataudi, pavilion after Sehwag

    Updated On : May 14,2016   11:20 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia on Saturday named its modern sports complex after legendary cricketer Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and one of the pavilions after the hard-hitting former India opener Virender Sehwag, an alumnus of the varsity. View More..

Jamia names sports complex after Pataudi

    Updated On : May 13,2016   5:16 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi has named its sports complex after former Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and a new pavilion after Virendra Sehwag. View More..

Want to watch Azhar movie: Sehwag

    Updated On : May 11,2016   6:54 pm
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) India's batting icon Virender Sehwag said on Wednesday that he is eagerly waiting and looking forward to the release of the film 'Azhar' which is a biopic based on former India cricket skipper Mohammad Azharuddin. View More..

Kohli shouldn't be compared to Tendulkar: Sehwag

    Updated On : May 11,2016   5:28 pm
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Former India batsman Virender Sehwag said on Wednesday it is unfair to compare batting legend Sachin Tendulkar with current run-machine Virat Kohli. View More..

IPL: Delhi Daredevils sign TSD Corp as technology partner

    Updated On : May 10,2016   8:22 pm
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) For a stronger connect with their fans, Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils on Tuesday signed TSD Corp as their digital innovation and technology partner. View More..

IPL: Punjab eye fresh start against newcomers Gujarat (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 10,2016   6:06 pm
Mohali, April 10 (IANS) Gujarat Lions will hope to get off to a winning start in their debut Indian Premier League (IPL) season when they take on a Kings XI Punjab outfit eager to shake off a disappointing 2015 campaign at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here on Monday. View More..