Virender Sehwag      

Full name Virender Sehwag

Born October 20, 1978, Delhi

Current age 35 years 336 days

Major teams India, Asia XI, Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, ICC World XI, India Blue, Kings XI Punjab, Leicestershire, Marylebone Cricket Club, Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Virender Sehwag
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 104 180 6 8586 319 49.34 10441 82.23 23 32 1233 91 91 0
ODIs 251 245 9 8273 219 35.05 7929 104.33 15 38 1132 136 93 0
T20Is 19 18 0 394 68 21.88 271 145.38 0 2 43 16 2 0
First-class 180 300 11 13616 319 47.11 39 51 156 0
List A 326 315 14 10323 219 34.29 16 56 118 0
Twenty20 143 141 6 3750 122 27.77 2496 150.24 2 22 457 134 40 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 104 91 3731 1894 40 5/104 5/118 47.35 3.04 93.2 0 1 0
ODIs 251 146 4392 3853 96 4/6 4/6 40.13 5.26 45.7 1 0 0
T20Is 19 1 6 20 0 - - - 20.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 180 8554 4440 105 5/104 42.28 3.11 81.4 1 0
List A 326 6009 5154 142 4/6 4/6 36.29 5.14 42.3 3 0 0
Twenty20 143 28 358 496 22 3/14 3/14 22.54 8.31 16.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Bloemfontein, Nov 3-6, 2001 scorecard
Last Test India v Australia at Hyderabad (Deccan), Mar 2-5, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Pakistan at Mohali, Apr 1, 1999 scorecard
Last ODI India v Pakistan at Kolkata, Jan 3, 2013 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 1, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I India v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Oct 2, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Durham v Marylebone Cricket Club at Abu Dhabi, Mar 23-26, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1997/98
Last List A Delhi v Punjab at Delhi, Mar 1, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Leicestershire v Yorkshire at Leicester, Jun 16, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Barbados Tridents v Kings XI Punjab at Mohali, Sep 20, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/10, 31 Kings XI v Tridents Mohali 20 Sep 2014 T20
0/8, 0 Kings XI v Hurricanes Mohali 18 Sep 2014 T20
22 ROW XI v M.C.C. Lord's 5 Jul 2014 Other OD
7 Kings XI v KKR Bangalore 1 Jun 2014 T20
122 Kings XI v Super Kings Mumbai 30 May 2014 T20
2 Kings XI v KKR Kolkata 27 May 2014 T20
9 Kings XI v Daredevils Mohali 25 May 2014 T20
18 Kings XI v Royals Mohali 23 May 2014 T20
17 Kings XI v Mum Indians Mohali 21 May 2014 T20
23 Kings XI v Daredevils Delhi 19 May 2014 T20
Profile

Virender Sehwag has constructed an extraordinary career with a relentless quest, and a genius, for boundary hitting. With minimal footwork but maximum intent, he has piled Test runs at a faster pace than anyone in the history of cricket. Bowlers must always fancy their chances against a batsman who plays so many strokes; it's just that Sehwag fancies his chances against them much more.

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Timeline
    • April 1, 1999
      A forgettable first bow
      • Makes his first appearance at the international level, as an allrounder batting at No .7, in a one-dayer against Pakistan in Mohali. The 20-year-old hardly looks athletic and flops with bat and ball
    • March 25, 2001
      Making a mark
      • His first game-changing performance at the international level comes in a one-dayer against Australia in Bangalore. A rapid half-century and three important wickets help snap Australia's run of 10 one-day victories
    • August 2, 2001
      Here comes the hard-hitter
      • Asked to open the innings in the absence of Sachin Tendulkar, to whom he is compared early in his career, he hammers a 69-ball century against New Zealand at the Sinhalese Sports Club to easily steer India to the target of 265 and a place in the final of the Coca-Cola Cup
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Sep 20, 2014

Virender Sehwag laid a platform with 31 off 25, Kings XI Punjab v Barbados Tridents, Champions League T20, Mohali, September 20, 2014

Virender Sehwag laid a platform with 31 off 25

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Sep 18, 2014

Virender Sehwag holed out for a golden duck, Kings XI Punjab v Hobart Hurricanes, Champions League T20, Mohali, September 18, 2014

Virender Sehwag holed out for a golden duck

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Jul 5, 2014

Virender Sehwag was bowled by Brett Lee for 22, MCC v Rest of the World XI, Lord's, July 5, 2014

Virender Sehwag was bowled by Brett Lee for 22

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Notes

Wisden Leading Cricketer, 2009

Wisden Leading Cricketer, 2010

ICC Test Player of the Year 2010

Country Fixtures Country Results
7th Match, Group A: KKR v Lahore Lions at Hyderabad (Deccan)
Sep 21, 2014 (20:00 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
8th Match, Group A: Super Kings v Dolphins at Bangalore
Sep 22, 2014 (20:00 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
10th Match, Group A: KKR v Scorchers at Hyderabad (Deccan)
Sep 24, 2014 (20:00 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
11th Match, Group A: Super Kings v Lahore Lions at Bangalore
Sep 25, 2014 (20:00 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
13th Match, Group B: Kings XI v Northern D at Mohali
Sep 26, 2014 (20:00 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
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