Profile, Biography and career records of Virender Sehwag - Indian cricket player

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Biography of Virender Sehwag

The full name of Virender Sehwag is born in 20 October 1978 in Delhi, India .He is also known as Veeru.His Father's name is Krishan Sehwag and mother is also Krishan Sehwag.Virender Sehwag Wife Name is Aarti Alhawat and he has one son's Aryavir.
Virender Sehwag is right handed Opening batsman. He started his cricket career with Delhi cricket team in first class cricket in the 1997–98 season.In April 1999 Pakistan One Day cricket international debut by Virender Sehwag but fail to give good performance.Virender Sehwag One Day cricket international debut begins with poor performance but later on he come back with some amazing batting performances.In March 2001 In the fourth match Virender Sehwag was heating 58 off 54 balls and taking 3 wickets against Australia in Bangalore.In this match he success to received the first Man of the Match award.
Virender Sehwag made his test debut in the year 2001( South Africa in Bloemfontein) . He is one of only three players to have managed two scores over three hundred runs in a single round of play in this form.Virender Sehwag scored his first triple-century in Test cricket in 2004 against the Pakistan (309 runs ) and his second in 2008 against the South Africa (319 runs ). This is also fastest triple century in Test Cricket. Sehwag is the only player with Donald Bradman and Brian Lara to have passed two triple-centuries at this one .Now the best and most destructive batsmen in world cricket .

Virender Sehwag full Profile

Full name: Virender Sehwag
birth date: 20 October 1978
Hashim amla birth place: Delhi, India
Playing team: India
Batting styl : Right-handed
Bowling style: Right arm off break
Highest test score: 319
Highest ODI score: 175
Debut of Virender Sehwag in International Cricket
Test Debut: 3 November 2001 v South Africa
ODI Debut: 1 April 1999 v Pakistan
Twenty20 Debut:

Career Records of Virender Sehwag in International Cricket

ODI Cricket
Matches played: 236
Total innings: 230
Total runs: 7,760
Strike rate: 104.07
Average: 35.11
Top score: 175
Hundreds scored: 14
Fifties scored: 37

Test Cricket
Total matches players: 87
Total innings: 150
Total Runs: 7,694
Strike rate: 81.9
Average: 53.43
Top score: 319
Hundreds scored:22
Fifties scored: 27

T20 cricket
Total matches players: 14
Total innings: 13
Total Runs: 313
Strike rate:162.64
Top score:68
Fifties scored: 2


Indian to score a century in ODIs, the lowest in the balls.(60 balls)
Indian to the highest individual score in Test cricket. (319 runs)
Fastest batsman to score triple centuries(278 balls)
The only Indian to have achieved a triple century.
Two consecutive double century partnerships in one innings.
Six double centuries.
In test cricket to hit two triple centuries and take five wickets in a Test innings.(First person in the history)


Arjuna Award (2002)
Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World 2008, 2009
ICC Test Player of the Year 2010
Padma Shree 2010



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