Happy Birthday Virender Sehwag: Sehwag 41st Birthday, Know about Cricket Career of Veeru

Happy Birthday Virender Sehwag: Today is the birthday of Shumar Virender Sehwag among the most fearless batsmen in world cricket. Born on 20 October 1978 in Najafgarh, Delhi, Sehwag has turned 41 today. Sehwag played many historical innings in his career. The right-handed explosive batsman scored 8586 runs in 104 Tests at an average of 49.3. Sehwag scored 8273 runs in 251 ODIs at an average of 35. Sehwag scored a total of 38 centuries in his international career. On the occasion of Sehwag’s birthday, let us tell you some interesting stories and records of his life

Ban was Imposed in Childhood

Virender Sehwag was born into a Jat family, his father was a grain merchant. When Sehwag was 12 years old, his teeth were broken during a cricket match, after which his father banned his playing cricket. However, with the help of his mother, he once again started playing cricket.

Bad Debut in ODI

Virender Sehwag played the first ODI against Pakistan in the year 1999, in which he scored just 1 run and gave away 35 runs in his 3 overs. He was dropped from the team after a poor performance in debut and had to wait a year for the second match. Sehwag’s career shone with his fourth ODI when he scored 58 against Australia and along with it he took 3 wickets.

Bang Test Debut

Virender Sehwag’s test debut was very explosive. In 2001, Sehwag hit 105 runs while batting at number 6. Sehwag shared a vital 220-run partnership with Sachin. Although Team India lost this match. In his sixth Test match, Sehwag made his debut and he established himself as an opener in the team India by scoring 84 and 106 runs in the first two Tests.

Happy Birthday Virender Sehwag

Sehwag’s Storm in Melbourne

In the year 2003, Virender Sehwag played an innings that shook everyone. Sehwag hit 195 runs in just 233 balls at Melbourne Cricket Ground. In the year 2004, Sehwag did a triple century against Pakistan in Multan Test. Sehwag became the first Indian batsman to score a triple century in Tests. Virender  Sehwag did a triple century in the Chennai Test against South Africa in the year 2008. Sehwag hit 319 runs in just 304 balls in this innings. He did a triple century in just 278 balls.

Sehwag used to Play for the Team

Virender Sehwag never played for his records, he was considered a team man. When Sehwag hit a double century in the 2008 Gaul Test, he refused to take a single multiple times in a personal score of 199. Actually, he wanted to keep the strike as much as possible.

Sehwag’s Charisma in ODIs

In 2009, Virender Sehwag hit a century in just 60 balls in Hamilton, New Zealand. He became the fastest batsman to score a century for India. However, in 2013, Virat Kohli broke his record by hitting a century in 52 balls. Sehwag also scored a double century against the West Indies in 2011. He became the second player after Sachin to hit a double century. Sehwag scored an innings of 219 runs. Happy Birthday Virender Sehwag.

Sehwag won two World Cups

Virender Sehwag played 3 ODIs and a T20 World Cup in his career. In the year 2003, Sehwag played the World Cup final where Team India had to face defeat to Australia. In 2007, the team was eliminated from the India League round. After this, in 2011, the Indian team won the World Cup, in which Sehwag scored 380 runs at an average of 47.50.

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