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

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..

Dhoni should realise his role in the team: Sehwag

    Updated On : Nov 06,2017   9:46 pm
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Amid growing calls for Mahendra Singh Dhoni's ouster from the T20I side for failing to clobber the bowlers at the start of his innings, former India opener Virender Sehwag on Monday said the stumper should know his role in the team. View More..

DDCA messes up facts while honouring Sehwag

    Updated On : Oct 31,2017   8:42 pm
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Tuesday committed a huge blunder while dedicating the Ferozshah Kotla Stadium's Gate No.3 to former India opener Virender Sehwag. View More..

Honoured to have gate named after me: Sehwag

    Updated On : Oct 31,2017   2:12 pm
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday hoped that Delhi will produce many more stars to have more gates of the Ferozshah Kotla Stadium named after them. View More..

Nehra's fitness at par with Kohli, says Sehwag

    Updated On : Oct 04,2017   10:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag says he was not surprised with veteran fast bowler Ashish Nehra's inclusion in the India squad for the three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series against Australia, starting from October 7 in Ranchi. View More..

IPL contracts prevented Australians from sledging: Sehwag

    Updated On : Oct 03,2017   8:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Former star opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that the Australian players were scared of sledging Virat Kohli and the other Indian players during the recently concluded One-Day International (ODI) series due to the possibility of losing out on their lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) contracts. View More..

Kuldeep, Chahal have made us forget Ashwin, Jadeja: Sehwag

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   7:48 pm
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Former India star Virender Sehwag has asserted that newcomers like Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have made people "forget" bowlers like Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. View More..

Sehwag, Jhulan rings bell at Eden

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   3:00 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Former India women's team captain Jhulan Goswami and opener Virender Sehwag rang the bell ahead of the first ball of the second One Day International (ODI) between India and Australia here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. View More..

Sachin leads in congratulating Sindhu

    Updated On : Sep 17,2017   4:40 pm
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar rated star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries as a "victory like none other". View More..

Kuldeep will be the key against Australia: Prasanna (IANS interview)

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   5:40 pm
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) On the eve of India's much-awaited One-Day International (ODI) series against Australia, Indian spin great Erapalli Prasanna predicted chinaman Kuldeep Yadav would make the difference in the five-match rubber. View More..

Kohli can break Tendulkar's records, says Sehwag

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   5:26 pm
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag on Saturday predicted that skipper Virat Kohli has at least 10 years of cricket left in him and the right-hander can easily overtake batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's records. View More..

Budding women cricketers will look up to Mithali and not Sachin: Mandhana

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   4:00 pm
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India women's cricket team opener Smriti Mandhana on Saturday said aspiring female players will now look up to Mithali Raj for inspiration and not Sachin Tendulkar, underlining the rising stock of their trade after their World Cup heroics in England recently. View More..

Tendulkar dedicates National Sports Day to sportswomen

    Updated On : Aug 29,2017   3:06 pm
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday called upon the countrymen to dedicate National Sports Day to all the sportswomen who have made the nation proud. View More..

Social media flooded with Independence Day greetings

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   5:38 pm
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Social media on Tuesday was flooded with greetings and congratulatory messages on the occasion of the country's 71st Independence Day, with Google celebrating the day with a beautiful doodle. View More..

Xiaomi to bring 'Mi Home' in Delhi-NCR to boost offline sales

    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   1:46 pm
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Aiming to ramp up its offline presence in the country, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is all set to open its 'Mi Home' signature retail store in the Delhi-NCR region, a top company executive has said. View More..

Sehwag's show launches crowdfunding initiative to empower athletes

    Updated On : Aug 08,2017   5:34 pm
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) "Umeed India", a TV series hosted by former cricketer Virender Sehwag, is set to launch a crowdfunding campaign that aims to empower athletes. View More..

First Test: Ashwin, Jadeja spin India to 304-run win against Sri Lanka (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jul 29,2017   6:10 pm
Galle, July 29 (IANS) Spin twins Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets each to help India thrash Sri Lanka by 304 runs in the opening Test and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series at the Galle International Stadium here on Saturday. View More..