Virendra Sehwag – Biography, Wife, Family, Career & Success

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Former cricketer Virender Sehwag was born on 20 October 1978 in Delhi to a grain trader. He spent his life in a joint family. No one had imagined that Sehwag, who came out of the streets of Haryana, Delhi, would become such a big cricketer one day. He was one of the finest batsmen. He earned a lot of name in the world of cricket, today he lives in Delhi and runs his own cricket academy. In this post, you will get all the information related to Virendra Sehwag .

It is said that his father understood him since childhood, so he used to bring him batball in his childhood. Born in Haryana, Sehwag’s father’s name is Kishan Sehwag and mother’s name is Krishna Sehwag. He has two children, Aryaveer Sehwag and Vedant Sehwag.


Virender Sehwag

Name – Virender Sehwag
Surname – Veeru
Meaning – Leader of Heroes, Hero
Born – Twenty October Nineteen Hundred (20 Oct 1978)
Ornate Name (Decoration Name) – Nawab of Najafgarh, Zen Master of Modern Cricket
Hometown – Haryana
Current Residence – 14/5 Laxmi Garden, Najafgarh, New Delhi
Virendra Sehwag Current Age – 42-43 Years
School/ College – Aurora Vidya School/ Jamia Millia Islamia College, Delhi
Education (Educational Qualification) – Knowledge of Graduate
Languages – Hindi, English
Virender Sehwag Best Friend’s – Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh
Team Players – India, Asian Cricket Council XI, ICC World XI, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab
Favorite – Kishore Kumar, Rafi, Lataji’s Songs, Watch Thriller Movie
Virender Sehwag Coach/Mentor – AN Sharma (Vikaspuri Cricket Center)
Sehwag Batting Style – Right-Hand Batsman


Sehwag on the Internet –

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Virendra Sehwag Instagram Profile

Virender Sehwag’s childhood

By the way, it is said that when Sehwag was seven years old, his father used to engage him to play batball, later as Virender Sehwag grew older, his interest in cricket started increasing, at that time it was also said that Sehwag’s teeth were broken while playing cricket. Seeing this, his father refused to play cricket, later due to his interest, he got permission to play again. He started his career by joining Delhi cricket for the first time in the year 1997-1998. Now he has also retired from international cricket.

Virender Sehwag’s education (studies)-

In those days, when Sehwag was becoming able to study, he came to Delhi from Haryana, where he took admission in Aurora School School from where he completed his initial studies. From that time onwards, he started giving more emphasis in cricket and started making his mark as an aggressive batsman, then later he started playing cricket from the stadium where he met coach Amar Nath Sharma, who later became Sehwag’s cricket coach. Later, Sehwag completed his graduation from Jamia Millia Islamia.

Virender Sehwag’s cricket career

Sehwag started his career in Delhi in the year 1997-1998. In the year 1998, he was selected from the North Zone Cricket Team for the Dulepe Trophy, his name was fifth in the list. After this, he worked hard to get his name in fourth place the next year, in which he scored 274, after which he played ranji trophy against Punjab in 327 balls in Agartala in South Zone, after which he was selected in the Under-175 team, which was played against South Africa.

One Day International Career – (Virender Sehwag ODI Career)

Sehwag played his first international match against Pakistan in the year 1999, in which he scored a run and was lbw to Shoaib Akhtar. His bowling was also not good in this match, so he did not get to play any international match for almost 20 months. In the year 2000, he was not given a chance to play against Zimbabwe, after failing continuously, in the year 2001, he again got a chance to play a match against Australia in Bangalore where he scored 54 runs in 58 balls and was the Man of the Match, after which he was selected in the national team. This is where the real career of Sehwag’s cricketing life began.

In the same year, Sehwag again showed his success in Sri Lanka where he was selected for the match against New Zealand in the T20 series. In this match, Sachin was not playing due to injury, Sehwag scored a century in this match, sehwag did this feat only on seventy-nine balls, which was the first fastest century in the third ODI. Later, the pair of these two cricketers, who started playing with Sachin, is still remembered by people. Due to such good performance, Sehwag was selected as a regular player in ODIs.

In January 2002, Sehwag got a chance again due to an injury to cricketer Ganguly, in which Sehwag performed well by scoring <> off sixty-four balls against England in Kanpur.

After this, in the year 2003, Sehwag played the Cricket World Cup in which he scored 299 runs, during this match he scored 82 runs against Australia in the final but unfortunately India lost, playing one match after another, he played a match against New Zealand in Hyderabad in 2003 in which Sachin Tendulkar and his partnership were. In which he scored 130 runs and scored one hundred and eighty-two runs and scored the fourth century.

In the 2004 ODI, he won three MOM Awards, which were played against Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh, his best performance was in Kochi when he played against Pakistan, scoring 95 runs out of 180.

In the year 2009, he scored the fastest century against New Zealand in ODIs, which was scored at 60, this was the first series against New Zealand in which he led India, it was a big win for him.

In the year 2011, Sehwag broke all the records so far by playing against the West Indies in MP Indore, in this match Sehwag scored 149 runs in 229 balls and crossed the record of 8000 in ODI cricket, where he proved to be a strong player for the Indian team.

After returning from the England tour, he scored 4 runs in the ICC Champions Trophy, in which he got the Man of the Match twice, here his partnership with Ganguly was good, in which he scored 426 runs in 271 balls and won against England by 104 wickets.

ODI Records – Half-century – 37 centuries 16

Career Highlights

The first ODI match was played on 1 April 1999. The last ODI match was
played on 3 Jan 2013. The first T20 match was
played on 1 Dec 2006. The last T20 match was
played on 02 Oct 2012. The first Test match was
played on 3 November 2001.
The last Test match was played on 5 March 2013.

Virender Sehwag – Sehwag’s Career in T20

Being a good player, Sehwag later started playing T20 International matches, in which he also performed very well and scored a lot of runs. T20 World Cup Records

Virender Sehwag – Test Match Career

  • He played the first Test match against South Africa in 2001 and scored 105 runs.
  • In the year 2002, he played a home series against England and Zimbabwe and scored 84 runs, and scored a century in the second Test match.
  • In the year 2003, he played the first home series which was against the West Indies, in which he scored a century by scoring 137 runs.
  • In early 2004, he scored 309 runs against Pakistan in Multan and was called the Sultan of Multan.
  • In the year 2005, he played against Australia in the ICC Super Series, in which he scored 76 runs in the first innings.
  • In 2006, the first Test match was played against Pakistan, in which he scored 254 runs and scored the most Test runs and scored a double century, after which he shared with Rahul Dravid to score 410 against Pakistan, breaking all the records of Test matches so far.
  • In 2008, he returned to the home series and played a good match against South Africa, scoring 257 runs on the third day.
  • Test match – half-century 31, century 23

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