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

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..

Cricket fraternity congratulate Pakistan for CT 2017 win

    Updated On : Jun 18,2017   10:46 pm
London, June 18 (IANS) World Cup winning skipper Imran Khan and legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram led the tributes as Pakistan cricket fraternity celebrated a 180-run victory over India in the Champions Trophy final here on Sunday. View More..

Shah Rukh, Warne exchange tweets at Champions Trophy final

    Updated On : Jun 18,2017   8:02 pm
London, June 18 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne exchanged a bit of playful banter on social media on the sidelines of the ICC Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan at The Oval here on Sunday. View More..

Sehwag denies sending two-line CV to BCCI

    Updated On : Jun 17,2017   9:16 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag has denied reports that he sent a two-line curriculum vitae (CV) to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the position of Indian team coach. View More..

CT 2017: Tendulkar leads congratulatory messages as India storm into final

    Updated On : Jun 15,2017   11:48 pm
Birmingham, June 15 (IANS) Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar led the list of congratulatory messages for Team India after they reached their second consecutive the ICC Champions Trophy final by decimating Bangladesh by nine wickets in the semi-final, to set up a final date with arch-rivals Pakistan here on Thursday. View More..

BCCI CAC buys more time to decide on India coach

    Updated On : Jun 09,2017   11:44 am
London, June 9 (IANS) The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, comprising Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and V.V.S. Laxman, met here and discussed the selection of the head coach for the Indian team. View More..

Angry Warne clears air on Indian coaching rumours

    Updated On : Jun 07,2017   3:32 pm
London, June 7 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne on Wednesday took a dig at Indian media for blowing out of proportion his comments about being approached for the role of India coach. View More..

Ashwin recalls 'demoralising' tryst with Sehwag

    Updated On : Jun 06,2017   9:08 pm
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Virender Sehwag has had a demoralising effect on many a bowler over his eventful career and India's star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is no different. View More..

Sehwag, Moody among six contenders for India coach's job

    Updated On : Jun 01,2017   8:26 pm
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Former opening batsman Virender Sehwag has thrown his hat in the ring for the job of the national cricket team's head coach for which the BCCI had earlier invited applications. View More..

Shikhar Dhawan to jump out of windows in 'What the Duck'

    Updated On : May 30,2017   5:30 pm
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Standup comedian and cricket presenter Vikram Sathaye, who is hosting season 2 of cricket comedy chat show "What The Duck", says the second season will have cricketer Shikhar Dhawan "jumping out of windows". View More..

'Sachin': You don't have to be a cricket fan to love the Sachin bio-pic (Movie Review, Rating: **** 1/2)

    Updated On : May 25,2017   11:40 pm
Film: 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams'; Director: James Erskine; Starring: Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, Anjali Tendulkar, Sara Tendulkar, Mayuresh Pem; Rating: **** 1/2 View More..

Celebrities wish 'anna' Suniel Shetty best of luck

    Updated On : May 05,2017   4:08 pm
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) With actor Suniel Shetty making a come back to the acting world with reality stunt show "Indias Asli ChampionÂ…Hai Dum" on the small screen after more than three years, celebrities wished the actor luck, supporting him and congratulating him for the new endeavour. View More..

Sachin flooded with birthday wishes from home and abroad

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   3:32 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who turned 44 on Monday, was flooded with congratulatory messages from the cricketing fraternity across the globe. View More..

Dressing room atmosphere secret to KXIP's good start, says Saha

    Updated On : Apr 12,2017   6:32 pm
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha on Wednesday said the free atmosphere in the dressing room has helped the team start this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign with two wins on the trot, comparing the current campaign to the 2014 one where they lost to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the final. View More..

10th edition of IPL off to perfect start (Diary)

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   8:54 pm
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) The 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) had a perfect start at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Wednesday with the opening ceremony providing some real entertainment for the holiday crowd. View More..

No Kohli in Stokes' Dream Cricket XI

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   6:50 pm
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Despite hitting a purple patch, India skipper Virat Kohli failed to find a spot in England all-rounder Ben Stokes' "Dream Cricket XI", which, however, includes Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag. View More..

Kohli is Wisden's Leading Cricketer in the World

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   5:06 pm
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli was on Wednesday named the 'Leading Cricketer in the World' for 2016 by this year's edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which is published this week. View More..

Ishant finally picked by Kings XI for IPL-10

    Updated On : Apr 04,2017   8:02 pm
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Pacer Ishant Sharma was on Tuesday picked by the Kings XI Punjab franchise, a day before the start of the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..