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 congratulates Dhawan on scoring century before lunch on Day 1

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   8:06 pm
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday congratulated Shikhar Dhawan for becoming the first Indian cricketer to score a century before lunch on Day 1 of a Test. View More..

Intercontinental Cup: Kohli, Big B laud football team's win

    Updated On : Jun 11,2018   6:18 pm
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Several sporting and entertainment personalities, including Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan led the congratulatory messages for the triumphant football team which beat Kenya 2-0 to win the Intercontinental Cup here on Sunday. View More..

Sehwag gave full freedom to express ourselves in IPL: Rahul (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Jun 03,2018   3:40 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab opener Lokesh Rahul praised the Indian Premier League (IPL) side's mentor Virender Sehwag, saying the former India star gave every player freedom to express themselves which helped to improve their game. View More..

Bhogle, Sehwag on top in fan survey

    Updated On : May 31,2018   3:18 pm
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The most experienced author turned cricket commentator, Harsha Bhogle topped fan choice as the numero uno sportscaster followed by former New Zealand fast bowler Danny Morrison and Indian opener Aakash Chopra. View More..

Sports academies to coach students in 85 Delhi school grounds

    Updated On : May 23,2018   10:48 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Eighty-five Delhi government school playgrounds have been allotted for free to private sports academies, clubs and individuals, to hold free sports training sessions for the students of government schools, an official said on Wednesday. View More..

Cricket fraternity salutes AB de Villiers on retirement

    Updated On : May 23,2018   8:00 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Former India stars Sachin Tendulkar, V.V.S. Laxman and Virender Sehwag led the salutations after star South African batsman AB de Villiers announced his retirement from international cricket on Wednesday. View More..

IPL: Kuldeep four-for helps KKR restrict Royals to 142

    Updated On : May 15,2018   10:16 pm
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav scalped four wickets to help Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) recover from a Powerplay blitz by Rajasthan Royals (RR) openers and skittle them out for 142 in 19 overs in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday. View More..

IPL: Kolkata face Rajasthan in needle clash (Preview)

    Updated On : May 14,2018   12:58 pm
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will look to outshine one another in their bid to secure a playoff spot when the two sides clash in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday. View More..

India favourites for 2019 World Cup: Ganguly

    Updated On : Apr 30,2018   9:46 pm
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Former skipper Sourav Ganguly believes India will go to any World Cup as favourites, whether they win or not, thanks to their consistency and quality. View More..

Was the first one to know about Chappell's mail against Sourav, reveals Sehwag

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   10:42 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Virender Sehwag was the first to know about then coach Greg Chappell's infamous e-mail against Sourav Ganguly during the 2005 Zimbabwe tour, the dashing former India opener revealed on Friday. View More..

India favourites to win 2019 World Cup: Sehwag

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   10:18 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Celebrated former opening batsman Virender Sehwag on Friday said India are favourites to lift the 2019 ICC World Cup to be held in England. View More..

New Zealand skipper Williamson idolises Tendulkar

    Updated On : Apr 15,2018   7:36 pm
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson on Sunday said he idolised batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar as a youngster. View More..

Ganguly's shirtless celebration a moment of pure emotion: Kohli

    Updated On : Apr 07,2018   7:50 pm
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) India cricket team skipper Virat Kohli feels his predecessor thrice removed Saurav Ganguly's famous shirtless tirade at the balcony of the hallowed Lord's dressing room to celebrate his team's emphatic victory against the home side in the 2002 NatWest Trophy final was a moment of pure human emotion coming through. View More..

Dhoni's guidance key to India's 2019 WC dreams: Sehwag

    Updated On : Mar 26,2018   7:48 pm
Singapore, March 26 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag feels that the men-in-blue can lift the 50-over World Cup title in England and Wales next year if the youngsters train under the guidance of the seasoned Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was instrumental in getting the cup home in 2011. View More..

IPL: This is the best squad we have now, says Sehwag

    Updated On : Mar 13,2018   7:56 pm
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab mentor Virender Sehwag on Tuesday rated the new-look Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise as the best of all seasons. View More..

Prominent personalities grace Delhi fest

    Updated On : Mar 12,2018   6:10 pm
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Prominent personalities from different walks of life, including director-producer Ramesh Sippy, director-writer Imtiaz Ali, historian and writer William Dalrymple, TEDx speaker Rajen Makhijani and cricketer Virender Sehwag participated in the inaugural edition of the HT Imagine Fest over the weekend here. View More..

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..