Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Indian Legent Criketter Virender Sehwag, nicknamed Viru, is an international cricketer, He is known for his aggressive right-hand batting batsman. He was born to Mr.Krishan and his wife Mrs. Krishna Sehwag on 10/20/1978 in Delhi, India and has three siblings. Viru got married to Aarti in April 2004 and they have a son born on October 18, 2007. Sehwag scored the first ever triple century by an Indian with 309 runs against Pakistan, earning the Man of the Match award and later, the Man of the Series award. Sehwag made his Test match debut in 2001. That time He is a middle-order batsman for the Indian cricket team against South Africa with a century to his scoring 105. After home series in 2001-2002 against England and Zimbabwe, Viru was promoted up the order to open the innings in the 2002 England tour and he remained in the order ever since. In the 2002-03 season, he scored his maiden home century of 147 against West Indies, And earning his first Man of the Match award on December 26, 2003 test match against Australia, he scored 195. In 2004, he scored 155 against Australia in Chennai and 164 in the First Test of the series against South Africa and 88 in the second, claiming the Man of the Series award once again. At the 2005 three-match Test series against Pakistan, Sehwag scored a total of 544 runs at an average of 90.66, and he went on to cross 3000 runs becoming the fastest Indian batsman to reach it, in terms of innings played. For his performance in the earlier 12-months period, Virender Sehwag got selected in the ICC Test Team of the Year and also got nominated for the Test Player of the Year award. He captained the side in the third Test match of a series against Sri Lanka in the absence of Dravid (Rahul). Viru is naturally an attacking batsman, and also Twenty20 format is considered to suit his style of play better. He played in 19 Twenty20 matches and scored 374 runs with a highest score of 94, and in Indian Premier League. Sehwag is the Delhi Daredevils’ most expensive player with a contract worth Four Crore. He lead the team from the front in 13 matches during the inaugural IPL season, scoring 403 runs and also claimed 3 wickets with his spin bowling. with a highest score of unbeaten 94.

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