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Virender Sehwag  (India)

Virender Sehwag Full Name: Virender Sehwag
Date of Birth: Oct 20, 1978, Delhi
Major Team: 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 Roll: Batting All Rounder
Batting Style: Right
Bowling Style: Right-arm offbreak
Nick Name: Veeru, Viru
International Debut: 1999

Batting And Fielding Records

Type M Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Test 104 180 6 8586 319 49.34 10441 82.23 23 32 1233 91 91 -
ODI 251 245 9 8273 219 35.06 7929 104.34 15 38 1132 136 93 -
T20I 19 18 0 394 68 21.89 271 145.39 - 2 43 16 2 -

Bowling Records

Type M Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Eco SR 4W 5W 10W
Test 104 91 3731 1894 40 5/104 5/118 47.35 3.05 93.28 - 1 -
ODI 251 146 4392 3853 96 4/6 4/6 40.14 5.26 45.75 1 - -
T20I 19 1 6 20 - - - - 20.00 - - - -

Career Statistics

Test Debut:  South Africa v India at Bloemfontein, 03-06, Nov 2001
ODI Debut:  India v Pakistan at Chandigarh, Apr 01, 1999
T20I Debut:  South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Dec 01, 2006
  • 27-Dec-2011: India's flamboyant opener Virender Sehwag completed 8000 Test runs when he took a single off Peter Siddle-delivery on Day 2 of the Boxing Day Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne.
  • 08-Dec-2011: Virender Sehwag (219) became the second batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to make a double century in ODIs in the 4th ODI against the West Indies in Indore.
  • Virender Sehwag, the sixth Indian to get 8000 ODI runs, is the only batsman in world cricket to achieve the milestone with a strike rate of over 100.
  • Virender Sehwag became the seventh batsman in ODIs to hit 1000 boundaries during the sixth tri-series match against New Zealand. The record of hitting the most number of ODI boundaries is held by Sachin Tendulkar who has 1927 boundaries so far.
  • March 29, 2004: Batting on 295 in the Multan Test, Sehwag charged down the pitch to Saqlain Mushtaq and muscled the ball over cow-corner for a six. He is first batsmen complete his triple hundred with six. It was India's first triple hundred in Tests, and set up their first Test win in Pakistan.
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