Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag

Top-order Batter

Batting Style Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Offbreak
Age 45 years

06 May 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: A look at highest partnerships for India

India are set to embark on their 2024 ICC T20 World Cup journey. The tournament will commence on June 1.

IPL: Who has the highest individual score in successful run-chases?

Lucknow Super Giants' Marcus Stoinis stunned the Chepauk crowd with a match-winning 124*(63) against Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2024 encounter.

IPL: Decoding batters with highest strike rate in powerplay

Powerplay is an important phase in T20 cricket as batters aim to make maximum utilization of the field restrictions.

Indian Premier League: A look at Virender Sehwag's best knocks

Indian batter Virender Sehwag remains one of the most destructive openers of all time.

15 Feb 2024

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma hammers his third Test century against England

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma scored a brilliant ton on Day 1 of the ongoing third Test against England in Rajkot.

06 Jan 2024

David Warner

David Warner bows out in Tests: Decoding his notable accomplishments

It's the end of David Warner's Test career as the dashing opener bowed out with a match-winning fifty against Pakistan in the third and final Test in Sydney.

28 Dec 2023

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli becomes India's second-highest run-scorer against SA (Tests): Stats

Virat Kohli has become India's second-highest run-scorer against South Africa in Test cricket.

17 Dec 2023

Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja smokes 10th fifty-plus Test score against Pakistan: Stats

Australian opener Usman Khawaja scored an unbeaten 90 in the third innings of the ongoing Test series opener against Pakistan in Perth.

14 Dec 2023

Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja races past 1,000 Test runs against Pakistan: Stats

Star Australian opener Usman Khawaja scored a crisp 41 in the first innings of the Test series opener against Pakistan.

24 Nov 2023

Indian Cricket Team

Decoding Team India's highest successful chases in T20Is

Team India scripted history on November 23 as they registered their highest successful T20I run-chase.

17 Nov 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

What happened when India met Australia in 2003 WC final?

Australia and India will be up against each other in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup final.

17 Nov 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

Decoding India's stats in ICC Cricket World Cup finals

Team India defeated New Zealand by 70 runs to reach the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup final.

13 Nov 2023

ICC Hall of Fame

ICC Hall of Fame: Sehwag, Edulji, Aravinda are new inductees

Former cricketers Virender Sehwag, Diana Edulji, and Aravinda de Silva will be the three new inductees into the ICC Hall of Fame.

12 Nov 2023

Indian Cricket Team

Decoding Team India's highest totals in ICC ODI World Cups

Indian batters were on song against the Netherlands in match 45 of the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup in Bengaluru.

08 Nov 2023

Glenn Maxwell

A look at records scripted by double-centurions in men's ODI 

Australia's Glenn Maxwell wreaked havoc with an unbeaten 201 against Afghanistan in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup encounter at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

06 Nov 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

Decoding India's biggest wins in ICC Cricket World Cup

India demolished South Africa in Kolkata to record their eighth successive win in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup.

11 Oct 2023

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma becomes batter with most sixes in international cricket

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma has scripted history by becoming the batter with the most sixes in international cricket.

06 Oct 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

World Cup: Teams of first centurions won last four editions 

New Zealand demolished defending champions England in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup opener at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

21 Sep 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

Key learnings from India's 2011 World Cup-winning campaign

"Dhoni finishes off in style, a magnificent strike into the crowd. India lift the World Cup after 28 years!"

10 Aug 2023

Prithvi Shaw

Decoding Indian batters with List A double-centuries

Prithvi Shaw rewrote the record books on Wednesday (August 9) with a sensational double-century for Northamptonshire in the One Day Cup match against Somerset.

Pakistan to make Road Safety World Series debut: Details here 

The third edition of the Road Safety World Series will be played in September this year, reported ESPNcricinfo.

24 Jul 2023

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma breaks Mahela Jayawardene's special Test record: Stats

Rohit Sharma went hammer and tongs against West Indies in India's second innings of the ongoing second Test at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad.

21 Jul 2023

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma races past 2,000 Test runs as opener: Stats

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma scored a fine half-century in the ongoing second Test against West Indies in Port of Spain.

21 Jul 2023

Indian Cricket Team

Rohit, Jaiswal shatter these records with successive century stands: Stats

Indian openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rohit Sharma recorded a 139-run stand in the ongoing second Test against West Indies in Port of Spain.

14 Jul 2023

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli surpasses Sehwag's runs tally for India in Tests

Virat Kohli looked very cautious for his 36-run knock against West Indies in the first Test in Dominica.

19 Jun 2023

David Warner

David Warner overtakes Virender Sehwag (Test runs as opener): Stats

The 1st Test of the 2023 Ashes at Edgbaston, Birmingham, is evenly poised at the moment.

Decoding the top-five knocks in IPL playoffs

Gujarat Titans have advanced to the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) final following a convincing 62-run triumph over Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2.

11 Jan 2023

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma vs Virender Sehwag in ODIs: Statistical comparison

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma smoked a blistering half-century in the opening ODI versus Sri Lanka, helping India win by 67 runs.

10 Jan 2023

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma falls short of century, breaks Virender Sehwag's record

Indian captain Rohit Sharma played a blistering knock in the 1st ODI against Sri Lanka at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati.

20 Oct 2022

Indian Cricket Team

Virender Sehwag turns 44: A look at his notable feats

One of the greatest openers in international cricket, Virender Sehwag, turned 44 on Thursday.

27 Jun 2022

England Cricket Team

'Virat Kohli's bad days are over,' says Virender Sehwag

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has had a lean patch of late.

21 Feb 2022

Wriddhiman Saha

Ravi Shastri seeks action from BCCI after journalist threatens Saha

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday slammed a journalist for threatening experienced wicket-keeper batter, Wriddhiman Saha, over an exclusive interview.

04 Jan 2022

Yuvraj Singh

Legends League Cricket: Sehwag, Yuvraj picked in India Maharajas team

Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, and Harbhajan Singh have been drafted into the India Maharajas team for the inaugural edition of Legends League Cricket.

20 May 2021

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma vs Virender Sehwag: Statistical comparison (as openers)

Virender Sehwag is deemed as one of India's greatest openers across all formats.

RSWS: India Legends beat SL Legends to clinch the title

India Legends beat Sri Lanka Legends in the grand finale to win the Road Safety World Series 2021 on Sunday.

RSWS 2021: Sehwag, Tendulkar help India Legends outclass Bangladesh Legends

The golden days of cricket returned as the Road Safety World Series 2021 kicked-off on Friday.

Road Safety World Series T20: All you need to know

Cricketing icons Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Virender Sehwag and Muttiah Muralitharan among others will once again feature in the Road Safety World Series, starting March 5.

Virender Sehwag turns 42: A look at his monumental records

One of the greatest cricketers in world cricket, Virender Sehwag, turned 42 on Tuesday.

Gautam Gambhir turns 39: A look at his splendid feats

Indian legend Gautam Gambhir turned 39 on Wednesday.

'Can't understand his mindset', Virender Sehwag slams Glenn Maxwell

Indian legend Virender Sehwag recently targeted Kings XI Punjab batsman Glenn Maxwell for his dismal show in the ongoing IPL season.

31 Jul 2020

Dronacharya Award

National Sports Awards: Sehwag, Sardar in 12-member selection panel

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag and hockey stalwart Sardar Singh have been included in a 12-member committee constituted by the sports ministry to select this year's National Sports Awards winners.

IPL: All-time XI of Delhi Capitals

Delhi Capitals are the only side to have never reached a final in the history of Indian Premier League (among active teams).

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of DC's performance

Delhi Daredevils saw their name getting changed to Delhi Capitals in December 2018.

#ThisDayThatYear: India thrash Pakistan in 2011 World Cup semi-final

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan locked horns in the high-voltage World Cup semi-final on March 30, 2011 in Mohali.

#ThisDayThatYear: Virender Sehwag rules Multan with a triple century

On March 29, 2004, former Indian opener Virender Sehwag etched his name in the record books with an uncanny batting display.

Virender Sehwag questions Dhoni's comeback in international cricket

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag feels the comeback of MS Dhoni in Team India would not be a cake walk even after a successful IPL campaign.

05 Mar 2020

Virat Kohli

No technical issues, luck has deserted Kohli: Virender Sehwag

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag believes Virat Kohli is just enduring a slump.

Road Safety World Series: Cricketers set to play for India

A star-studded India Legends team has been finalized for the upcoming Road Safety World Series.

Management should have backed Pant, feels Virender Sehwag

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag came out hard on the Indian team management for constantly leaving out Rishabh Pant from the limited overs-squad.

22 Jan 2020

Rohit Sharma

Ranking the top knocks by Indians in New Zealand

India are all set to tour New Zealand for complete series across formats, starting this Friday.

#ChampionsInBlue: Team India's best finds in U-19 World Cups

The 13th edition of the ICC U-19 World Cup is once again set to unearth some promising young talents for the sport.

13 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli

Sehwag uses an interesting analogy for five-day Tests: Details here

The cricketing world has been discussing the proposal put forward by the ICC to have mandatory four-day Tests from 2023.

12 Jan 2020


Jasprit Bumrah to receive BCCI's Polly Umrigar award: Details here

India's current top pacer Jasprit Bumrah is set to be recognized for his achievements by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Warner scores triple century, wife praises him in unique way

Swashbuckling Australian opener David Warner sent cricket fans crazy with a blistering triple century in the second Test (Day-Night) against Pakistan in Adelaide on Saturday.

13 Nov 2019

Rohit Sharma

This day, that year: When Rohit Sharma smashed 264 runs

Rohit Sharma had etched his name on the record books on this day five years ago.

09 Nov 2019

Rohit Sharma

Even Kohli can't do what Rohit is capable of: Sehwag

In the absence of captain Virat Kohli, opener Rohit Sharma has often donned the skipper's hat, including in the ongoing T20I series against Bangladesh.

28 Oct 2019


This is how Ganguly convinced Sehwag to open for India

Former Indian swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag was well-known for his ruthless attacking approach from the word go.

20 Oct 2019


A look at the sparkling records of Virender Sehwag

Former Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag turned 41 this month.

02 Oct 2019

Test Cricket

These cricketers shined as openers rather than in middle order

Every cricketer likes to bat at a specific batting position in his/her desired batting order.

22 Aug 2019


Virender Sehwag feels this legend should become next Indian selector

MSK Prasad is currently the national selector of the BCCI for Team India.