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Right-handed opening batsman for India, plays for Delhi Daredevils


Virender Sehwag is one of the leading batsmen in the Indian cricket team. Sehwag is an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and an occasional right-arm off-spin bowler. He played his first One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian Test cricket team in 2001. In April 2009, Sehwag became the only Indian to be honored as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his performance in 2008.

Virendar Sehwag

Virendar Sehwag Info

Full NameVirender Sehwag
Date of BirthOctober 20, 1978
Place of BirthDelhi, India
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Other Names / Nick NamesViru, Nawab of Najafgarh
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight arm off break
RoleOpening batsman, occasional offspinner
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 My first ipl game against a rajya sabha member ;) Hope the weather holds n we get a full game today. #tweementary 
— Virendar Sehwag in a twitter tweet after Sachin Tendulkar being nominated as a Rajya Sabha member / April 27, 2012
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 I have back spasms. I need some rest. I have never kept my team management in the dark as far as fitness is concerned, 
— Virendar Sehwag confirming that he explained his medical condition to chairman of selectors Kris Srikkanth before the squad selection for Asia Cup / March 01, 2012
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 The best way out is to forget what happened and concentrate on what we will do in coming matches and coming series, 
— Virendar Sehwag after their 4-0 loss in the test series to Australia / January 27, 2012
 It was a good start for the team, I have said this is a revenge game and we have won. I have said before Bangladesh are not good in Tests, but they can compete in ODIs, but today they could not. I was looking to bat long, maybe get a 100 in 30 overs and then go on. Special thanks to my physio for helping me, I was carrying a couple of injuries and they got me ready for this game. Well, the team - everyone did well, other than Sreesanth ... 
— Virendar Sehwag during the presentation ceremony after scoring 175(140) against Bangladesh / February 19, 2011
 I am happy that at least once in my career I have batted 47 overs. I was planning to bat 50 overs. I couldn't do that, but hopefully I will do so in coming games. 
— Virendar Sehwag after scoring 175 in the first match of the World Cup against Bangladesh / February 19, 2011

 We discussed we will take it easy on singles. He was calling, and I was not listening, and I was looking at the ball, yeah. For a fraction of a second I thought I had made a mistake, but you know when I went to the dressing room, he said, 'It's okay. What's important is to win the game for the country. It's not important who is performing.' 
— Virendar Sehwag after involving in a mix up with Sachin Tendulkar which resulted in Sachin's runout against Bangladesh in World Cup / February 19, 2011