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About Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag is an Indian cricketer.

Professional Biography

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

Batting style

Sehwag said he prefered playing in middle orderand that that his request to bat in lower down was turned down by the team management.

India's tour to New Zealand - February / March 2009

Sehwag's record-breaking century has guides India to maiden ODI series win in New Zealand.

As captain of Delhi Daredevils

Sehwag served as the captain of the Delhi Daredevils team in the Indian Premier League. Speaking on his team in the 2009 Twenty20 World Cup Cricket, he said that bowling is pivotal for his team and expressed confidence on winning the tournament.He stepped down from the captainship on September 21, 2009 to take time and nurse his injury and focus on batting.

Virender Sehwag in News

Virender Sehwag Stands for 400,000 Babies
Business Wire IndiaMore than 400,000 babies succumb to vaccine preventable diseases every year in India due to lack of full immunisation. To put a spotlight on the cause of routine immunisation UNICEF recently launched the #babiesneedyou campaign, which urges parents and citizens alike to prioritize vaccination

Samir Kochhar Hosts Demo of Toshiba World’s 1st Cricket Series TV, Co-created with Sachin Tendulkar
India is a nation that thrives on Cricket. The people of our country just don’t watch cricket - they live it. Cricket Viewing was never so exciting

Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh makes comeback to Indian squad
Indian squad for New Zealand tour selected

Yuvraj and Harbhajan named in probables for World Twenty20 Championships
Yuvraj Singh is making a comeback after recovering from a rare germ cell cancer, while Harbhajan Singh was dropped earlier for poor form

Sania Mirza refuses to make predictions
Indian Womens tennis player Sania Mirza refuses to make any prediction on number of medals they will win at London Olympics

Mahmood welcomes BCCI invite for Pakistan team
Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has welcomed the BCCI's decision to invite a team from Pakistan for the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20).

Sehwag supports 'Dare to Care' campaign to empower adolescent girls
Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag has lent support to the 'Dare to Care' campaign in order to empower Indian adolescent girls.

Defeated Indian cricketers return home from Australia
After completing a disastrous tour of Australia, the Indian cricket team, barring a couple of players, returned to India this morning.

Ross Taylor moves to Delhi Daredevils from Rajasthan Royals
New Zealand captain Ross Taylor will move from Rajasthan Royals to Delhi Daredevils in the coming season of the DLF Indian Premier League.

Asia cup squad announced, Sehwag dropped, Kohli made vice captain
Mumbai, Feb 29: The Board of Committee for Cricket in India's (BCCI) selection committee on Wednesday announced the team for Asia Cup tournament to be played in Bangladesh from March 12, dropping opener Virender Sehwag's name from the squad and deputing the Vice captaincy of the team to Virat Kolhi.

Imperious Virat Kohli takes India home against Sri Lanka in Hobart
An imperious batting display by Virat Kohli helped India defeat Sri Lanka in a must win Commonwealth Bank series match at the Bellerieve Oval here on Tuesday.

No communication breakdown between Indian cricketers, says team media manager
Flanked by all-rounder Irfan Pathan, Indian cricket team media manager G.S. Walia on Friday rubbished reports in the media of a breakdown in communication between key Indian cricketers, and said there was absolutely no need to over analyse such developments, if any.

Reports of Indian cricket team rift exaggerated: Rajiv Shukla
Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) Vice-President Rajeev Shukla on Friday denied reports of any rift in the Indian team, which is currently playing a tri-series in Australia

Akram calls senior players "liability" to back Dhoni's controversial rotation policy
Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram has backed Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's controversial rotation policy, saying that there was a "good reason" behind the move, as senior players were either "not in his control" or had become a "liability".

Kapil Dev says Sachin has 'outstayed' his welcome in Indian ODI team
Legendary all rounder Kapil Dev has said master blaster Sachin Tendulkar should have retired from the one-day internationals after winning the World Cup last year.

BCCI rubbishes reports of Indian cricket team rift
Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) President N Srinivasan has denied reports of any rift in the Indian team, which is currently playing a tri-series in Australia

Tendulkar may be rested for Perth ODI against Sri Lanka
Sachin Tendulkar's aim to score his hundredth international ton may have to wait as he may be rested for the upcoming one-day international match against Sri Lanka in Perth.

Australia has done well to blood Wade in international cricket: Ganguly
Former Indian cricket captain and commentator Sourav Ganguly believes that Australia have done well to blood Tasmania-born Victoria wicketkeeper Mathew Wade in international cricket.

Clarke says Oz deserves to be ODI favourites ahead of triangular series against India, Sri Lanka
Australian captain Michael Clarke has said his team deserves to be regarded as favourites, ahead of the triangular one-day series against Sri Lanka and India.

Indian batting greats not has-beens: Kohli
India's ageing batting kings shouldn't be treated as has-beens for their flops in Australia, century-maker Virat Kohli has said.

Adelaide Test: Australia four wickets away from a 4-0 whitewash
Australia on Friday closed in on a series whitewash, needing just four more Indian wickets at the Adelaide Oval here, to seal an incredible four nil scoreline

India wins second Twenty20 international against Australia
India roared back to form to square the Twenty20 international series and put Australia on notice for the looming one-dayers.

Lee asks 'aggressive' Pattinson to use mouth as weapon against India
Brett Lee, who was known for shaking up tailenders with his bouncers in Tests, has asked Australia's latest pace sensation James Pattinson to continue his combative, intimidatory approach and not be deterred from using his mouth as a weapon against India.

Batsmen put India on top on day 2 of Melbourne Test
Australian pacer Peter Siddle claimed Sachin Tendulkar's wicket in the Melbourne Test with just two deliveries remaining on day two, but was not able to stop India from domination day 2 of the Test match.

India, Oz aiming for good start in Test series
Both India and Australia are looking forward to a series win and will aim to gain a good start in the Boxing Day Test.

Indian batsman Dravid rejects comparison with Sehwag
Veteran Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has rejected comparisons with opening batsman Virender Sehwag.

Australia will have to tame India's big four to win series: Jones
Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has said that if Australia wants to win the forthcoming four-match Test series against India, it will have to keep the big four of the Indian batting order - Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, V.V.S.Laxman and Virender Sehwag quiet.

Indian Big Six doesn't scare young Oz bowler Pattinson
It will be a dream come true for young Aussie bowler James Pattinson when he will play his first ever Boxing Day Test.

Oz crowds looking forward to flashing bat of 'Buccaneer' Sehwag
Indian opener Virender Sehwag may have unexpectedly got a well-deserved compliment from the hulking Matthew Hayden during Australia's 2004 tour of India, but now his flashing broadsword is what Australian crowds will be looking forward to in the ensuing four-match Test series.

Australia to do everything to improve batting against India: Clarke
Australian captain Michael Clarke has said that the batting camp before the Boxing Day Test against India is a positive initiative, which will give all batters a chance to come together and prepare really well.

Dhoni backs 'inexperienced' bowling attack to shine in Australia
Indian captain M.S. Dhoni is confident that his inexperienced bowling attack will deliver in the four-Test series against Australia which starts on December 26.

Dhoni hopes to keep India's Australia tour 'fireworks free'
Acknowledging that India's 2008 tour of Australia became infamous for the 'monkeygate' racism row between Harbhajan Singh and Andrew Symonds, Indian captain M.S. Dhoni today said that he hopes to keep the latest tour away from controversies.

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