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Virender Sehwag was born on 20 October 1978 in Haryana, India.
His mother’s name is Krishna Sehwag and Veeru’s father’s name is Krishna Sehwag.
Sehwag has two sisters named Manju and Anju, and his brother’s name is Vinod Sehwag.
His nicknames are Veeru and Multan of Sultan.
Veeru’s height is 5 feet 8 inches.
Virender Sehwag’s hometown was earlier in Haryana but later settled in Delhi with his family.
He did his early education at Arora Vidya School, Delhi and College Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi.
His home address is Laxmi Garden Najafgarh, New Delhi.
Virender Sehwag married Aarti Ahlawat on 22 April 2004.
Veeru likes to listen to Old Hindi Songs, mostly it likes to listen to the songs of Kishore Kumar, Mohammad Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar ji.
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Veeru’s domestic team is Delhi. His jersey number was 4 while playing for India and 5 while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL.
In an interview, Sehwag told that his wife and mother insisted on the number on his jersey, so he stopped printing the number on his jersey and after that Sehwag used to play without wearing a jersey.
In the field, Viru nature used to be calm and batting in an aggressive style.
His favourite shot is square cut and his favourite cricketer is Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.
Veeru did his early training in Delhi’s Ferozeshah Kotla.
Virender Sehwag mostly believes in sending the ball outside the boundary line.
In 2004, Veeru completed his triple century in international Test cricket in Multan playing against Pakistan with a six and that is why he got the nickname “Multan of Sultan”.
Virender Sehwag made his international Test debut against South Africa on 3 November 2001 at the Mangaung Oval.
Viru made his international T20 debut against South Africa on 1 December 2006 at The Wanderers Stadium.
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Sehwag made his international ODI debut against Pakistan on 1 April 1999 in Punjab.
Virender Sehwag made his IPL debut against Rajasthan Royals on 19 April 2008 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Sehwag played his last international Test against Australia on 2 March 2013 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
Veeru made his last international
The ODI match was played against Pakistan on 3 January 2012 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Virender Sehwag played his last international T20 match against South Africa on 2 October 2012 at Premadasa Stadium.
Veeru played his last IPL match against Mumbai Indians on 3 May 2015 in Punjab.
Virender Sehwag has so far played for India, Asia XI, Delhi, Delhi Capitals, World XI, India Blue, India A, Kings XI Punjab, India Legends and Gujarat Giants.
Virender Sehwag has been at the top of the ICC Test Rankings, and his best rank was No. 2 in the ODI ICC Rankings.
Veeru is known to be an aggressive opener.
India was the winning team of the ICC World Cup 2011 and Virender Sehwag was part of this team.
Virender Sehwag is at the top in terms of hitting boundaries on the first ball in international ODIs, a feat he has done 20 times.
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Veeru is known for giving quick starts to his team.
Virender Sehwag scored his first and second double century in history in 2011 against West Indies in Indore, in which Virender Sehwag scored a superb 219 runs. At that time this score was the highest individual score in international ODIs, which was later broken by Rohit Sharma. Rohit Sharma played brilliant innings of 264 runs against Sri Lanka in 2014.
Virender Sehwag made his first triple century in international Test cricket while playing a brilliant inning of 309 runs against Pakistan in Multan.
Virender Sehwag scored his 15th and last century in international ODIs against New Zealand in 69 balls.
In his international career, Veeru scored 17253 runs in 374 matches and took 136 wickets.
Sehwag had scored 38 centuries, 7 double centuries and 2 triple centuries in his international career.
Virender Sehwag had hit 2408 fours and 243 sixes in his international career.
Virender Sehwag retired from international cricket on his birthday on 20 October 2015.
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The record for the fastest triple century in international test cricket is held by Virender Sehwag, who scored a triple century in just 278 balls.
Virender Sehwag is only the third player in the world and the first from India to score two triple-centuries in international Test cricket.
The highest score for India in international Test cricket is Virender Sehwag, who scored against South Africa in 2008, in which Viru scored 319 runs.
Virender Sehwag is the first Indian player to score a triple century in international Test cricket and now the second Indian to do so is Karun Nair, who achieved this feat against England in 2016.
In an ODI in 2009, Viru scored a century in just 60 balls, the fastest century in ODIs for India at that time. This record was broken by Virat Kohli while playing against Australia in Jaipur in 2013. In this match, Virat Kohli scored a century in just 52 balls.
Virender Sehwag has a unique record to his name, he opened the team and himself account for the first 5 matches of the 2011 World Cup by hitting a four on the first ball of the innings, becoming the only batsman to do so.
Test – 8586 runs in 104 matches. Includes 23 centuries, 6 double centuries and 2 triple centuries. Took 40 wickets as well.
ODI – 8273 runs in 251 matches.
Includes 15 centuries and 1 double century. Took 96 wickets as well.
T20 – 394 runs in 19 matches.
IPL – 2728 runs in 104 matches.
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