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

India aim bright start against S.Africa in 1st T20I (Preview)

    Updated On : Feb 17,2018   2:26 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 17 (IANS) Following a historic One-Day International (ODI) series victory, ruthless India will aim to continue their form in the cricket's shortest format when they face South Africa in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

Afridi's side prevails in Ice Cricket opener

    Updated On : Feb 08,2018   10:04 pm
St.Moritz, Feb 8 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag's half century went in vain after his side Palace Diamonds suffered a six-wicket loss to the Shahid Afridi-led Royals in the first match of the inaugural St. Moritz Ice Cricket 2018 at the ski resort here on Thursday. View More..

Sachin, Kohli lead wishes for India U19 stars

    Updated On : Feb 03,2018   5:42 pm
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar and India skipper Virat Kohli led the cricket fraternity in congratulating the Rahul Dravid-coached India Under 19 side, which thrashed Australia by eight wickets to clinch the World Cup for the fourth time at Tauranga in New Zealand on Saturday. View More..

When Sehwag made tea for Sakshi Tanwar (TV Snippets)

    Updated On : Jan 15,2018   4:36 pm
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Television actress Sakshi Tanwar and former cricketer Virender Sehwag bonded over food and tea during the shooting of a cookery show. View More..

Bravo, Razzaq to take part in St. Moritz Ice Cricket 2018

    Updated On : Dec 27,2017   6:02 pm
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) West Indian star Dwayne Bravo and former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq have been roped in for the first edition of the St. Moritz Ice Cricket 2018 event, it was announced on Wednesday. View More..

Anushka, Virat Kohli hold second, star-studded reception in Mumbai

    Updated On : Dec 27,2017   1:00 am
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) After hosting their first reception in Delhi, high-profile couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma hosted their second reception attended by stars from both the sporting world and the film world here on Tuesday. View More..

Anushka, Virat Kohli hold second, star-studded reception in Mumbai

    Updated On : Dec 26,2017   11:42 pm
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) After hosting their first reception in Delhi, high-profile couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma hosted their second reception attended by stars from both the sporting world and the film world here on Tuesday. View More..

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..