Virender Sehwag About this sound articulation (help·info) (conceived 20 October 1978) is a previous Indian cricketer. Generally
viewed as a standout amongst the most damaging batsmen ever, Sehwag played as a forceful right-gave opening batsman
and furthermore knocked down some pins low maintenance right-arm off-turn. He played his initial One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian test side in
2001.In April 2009, Sehwag turned into the main Indian to be respected as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his
execution in 2008, accordingly turning into the main player of any nationality to hold the honor for 2009.
Sehwag holds various records including the most elevated score made by an Indian in Test cricket (319 against South Africa at M. A.
Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai), which was additionally the speediest triple century in the historical backdrop of worldwide cricket (achieved 300
off just 278 balls) and in addition the quickest 250 by any batsman (in 207 balls against Sri Lanka on 3 December 2009 at the
Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai). Sehwag additionally holds the qualification of being one of four batsmen on the planet to have ever
outperformed 300 twice in Test cricket, and the just a single to score two triple hundreds of years and take a five-wicket innings pull. In March
2009, Sehwag crushed what was till then the quickest century at any point scored by an Indian in ODI cricket, from 60 balls. On 8
December 2011, he hit his lady twofold century in ODI cricket, against West Indies, turning into the second batsman after
Sachin Tendulkar to achieve the point of interest. His score turned into the most noteworthy individual score in ODI cricket – 219 off 149 balls which
was later bettered by Rohit Sharma – 264 off 173 balls on 13 November 2014. He is one of just two players on the planet to
score a twofold hundred in ODI and a triple hundred in Test Cricket, the other being Chris Gayle.
Sehwag was selected as bad habit skipper of the Indian group under Rahul Dravid in October 2005 yet because of poor frame, he was
later supplanted by V. V. S. Laxman in December 2006 as Test bad habit commander. In January 2007, Sehwag was dropped from the ODI
group and later from the Test group also. Amid his term as bad habit commander, Sehwag skippered the group set up of harmed
Dravid in 2 ODIs and 1 Test. Following his arrival to frame in 2008 and the retirement of Anil Kumble, Sehwag was reappointed
as the bad habit commander for the two Tests and ODIs. By mid 2009, Sehwag had restored himself as a standout amongst other performing
batsmen in ODI cricket.Sehwag resigned from all types of International cricket on 20 October 2015.
Sehwag was conceived in the group of a grain dealer. He spent his adolescence in a joint family with kin, uncles, close relatives and
sixteen cousins. In spite of the fact that now settled in New Delhi, the Sehwag family hails from Haryana. Sehwag was the third of four
kids destined to father Krishan and mother Krishna Sehwag, with two more seasoned sisters Manju and Anju, and more youthful sibling Vinod.
His dad characteristics his enthusiasm for cricket to a toy bat which he was given when he was seven months old. He went to Arora
Vidya School in Delhi, and hassled his folks to give him a chance to play cricket, on the premise that he was not scholastically gifted.Early in
his profession he had a notoriety for being an assaulting batsman and his mentor was mentor Amar Nath Sharma. His dad attempted to
end his profession when he broke a tooth as a tyke in 1990, yet Sehwag avoided the boycott with the assistance of his mom. Later he
gone to Jamia Milia Islamia for graduation.
ndian Premier League
Sehwag’s record in Twenty20 matches
Matches Runs HS 100s 50s Avg.
T20I 19 394 68 0 2 21.88
IPL 96 2629 122 2 16 28.89
CLT20 7 208 66 0 2 34.66
Sehwag was the commander of the Delhi Daredevils in the initial two release of Indian Premier League, before he quit the situation to
focus more on his batting exchanging it to Gautam Gambhir. Notwithstanding, for the fourth version of IPL, he was the main player
to be held by the establishment, again as chief of the Delhi Daredevils. Sehwag again drove the group in the fifth version of the
class, where he made the record of being the main batsman to score five back to back half hundreds of years in T20s.
Sehwag’s ODI profession began inadequately when he scored 1 against Pakistan in Mohali in April 1999 when he fell lbw to Shoaib
Akhtar. His knocking down some pins execution was additionally incapable and costly, yielding 35 keeps running off 3 overs. He didn’t get another
chance in the national group for 20 months.
Sehwag with partners Harbhajan Singh (Left) and Yuvraj Singh (Middle).
Sehwag was not given another match until the home arrangement against Zimbabwe in December 2000. Sehwag rose to unmistakable quality
in his fourth ODI coordinate in March 2001 when he scored 58 off 54 balls, against Australia in Bangalore. Joined with his three
wickets, he help win India a triumph and was granted his first man of the match grant. He took after this with an ineffective
voyage through Zimbabwe in mid-2001.
Sehwag had his global leap forward in Sri Lanka in August 2001 when he was elevated to the opening space for the tri-
arrangement likewise including New Zealand. The advancement to open the innings came on the grounds that customary opener Sachin Tendulkar was
missing because of a foot injury.In the match against New Zealand that was to choose the finalist, he scored his lady century from
69 balls. At the time, the century was the third speediest ODI century for an Indian behind Mohammad Azharuddin’s 62 ball exertion
what’s more, Yuvraj Singh’s 64 ball exertion. This was his first score past 50 out of ten matches and saw him named the Man of the Match.
This execution earned him a consistent spot in the ODI squad in the center request. He bettered his own particular record by hitting a 60-
ball century against New Zealand amid the 2009 visit. An innings of note in 2002 was the 22 ball 50 years against Kenya in
Bloemfontein, tying the second speediest 50 by an Indian. On account of his assaulting cricket stroke plays, Sehwag has numerous
fans, including the WestIndies legend Desmond Haynes, who conceded that he is an awesome aficionado of him.
With Saurav Ganguly’s damage in the India-England ODI Series in January 2002, Sehwag got another chance to open
the innings which he seized by scoring 82 from 64 balls in Kanpur in an eight-wicket Indian triumph. With great exhibitions as
an opener, Sehwag was made a perpetual apparatus at the highest point of the innings. Sachin Tendulkar, who opened in the England ODI
arrangement, was moved to center order– a methodology that procured profits for India in 2002 in ODI matches. In the England arrangement
what’s more, the former visit to South Africa, he assembled 426 keeps running at 42.6 with four half-hundreds of years .
After unobtrusive profits for the voyages through the West Indies and England in ahead of schedule and mid-2002, he scored 271 keeps running at 90.33 in the
2002 ICC Champions Trophy in Sri Lanka, with two Man of the Match exhibitions. In the wake of running out Ian Blackwell, he was
engaged with a 192 run organization with Ganguly, scoring 126 from 104 balls to help set up an eight-wicket triumph against
Britain in a gathering match. He at that point scored 58 from 54 balls and took 3/25 incorporating two wickets in the last finished to help
overcome South Africa by 10 runs to enable India to advance to the last.
In late 2002 he scored an unbeaten 114 from 82 balls that incorporated a 196 run association with Ganguly to lead India to a nine
wicket prevail upon the West Indies in Rajkot. He was the main batsman to score a century in the 7 coordinate New Zealand ODI Series
where he made two centuries – 108 in Napier in an Indian thrashing and 112 in Auckland in a one-wicket triumph.
Battle in shape
Virender Sehwag had a fair 2003 Cricket World Cup, scoring 299 keeps running at a normal of 27, he top scored with 82 in the
misfortune against Australia in the last.
Sehwag holds up at the bowler’s end.
Later in 2003, he scored his fourth century and earned Man of the Match grant against New Zealand in Hyderabad, scoring
130 and putting on a 182 run organization with Tendulkar, to establish the frameworks for a 145 run triumph. Regardless of it, Sehwag
battled for consistency in 2003 and 2003/04 ODI arrangement where he had just a single century and 3 fifties, two against minnows –
Bangladesh and Zimbabwe and one against Pakistan, in 22 matches.
Ruling the field
Indeed, even with his conflicting structure, he earned 3 MoM grants in 2004/5 and 2004/05 ODI season with one honor each against Sri
Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan. In the match against Pakistan in Kochi he scored 108 off 95 balls, his first century in eighteen
months which set up a 95 run triumph.
Sehwag at that point began a two-year streak without a century in ODIs, and additionally having his ODI voyage through Pakistan in mid 2006
reduced because of shoulder damage. His dry spell in constrained overs cricket has confused cricket specialists on account of the predictable
exhibitions in Test matches with a high scoring rate has not converted into noteworthy commitments in the ODI arrangement of the
amusement. Sehwag was dropped from the ODI Squad for the WI-IND 4 Match ODI arrangement. With discuss about whether he demand to
be incorporated into the 2007 Cricket World Cup squad, commander Dravid’s emphasis on his maintenance made ready to being named in
the World Cup squad.However, notwithstanding this confirmation, Sehwag’s frame kept on declining.
Sehwag began the 2007 World Cup in poor frame, just being picked for the side in view of Rahul Dravid’s desires. He scored
inadequately in the main gathering match yet skiped back to hit a superb 114 from 87 conveyances against modest positioned Bermuda. The
Indian group scored 413– 5, the most elevated group add up to in a World Cup coordinate, and went ahead to win the match however this was their lone win
in the competition.
On 11 March 2009, Sehwag impacted India’s quickest ODI hundred