Sultan Of Multan
“Most people first settle down and then hit a six, but Sehwag first hits a six and then settles down.”
Born: October 20, 1978, Najafgarh
Height: 1.70 m
Spouse: Aarti Ahlawat (m. 2004)
Let’s look at Virender Sehwag’s score card (see the srike rates) –
Some mind blowing facts about Sehwag
- He was banned in the first Test Match he played.(for excessive appealing )
- Only Indian Batsman to hit triple century that too twice. first time he hit 300. he hit sixes at every milestones (to reach his 50,100,150,200,250 and 300)
- Only Batsmen in the world cricket to hit boundary of the first ball of the match for 5 times in the worldcup. He did that in 2011 World Cup.
- He is the only player to have taken 5 wickets in an innings and score 300+ score in a test match.
- He holds the record of Fastest triple Century in test matches. He scored 319 off 278 Balls
- Virender Sehwag’s highest scores in T20, ODI and Tests are 119, 219 and 319 respectively. 119 was scored in an IPL game.
Famous quotes on Virender Sehwag
“Once he knows it’s his day, he ensures he gets a big one. The secret to Sehwag’s success is that he keeps things very simple. He just sees the ball and hits it.”
“I have to learn from Sehwag how to play in the nervous 90’s” – Sachin tendulkar
“No one can maximise the first 10 overs better than sehwag”