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Virender Sehwag Biography

Virender Sehwag, affectionately known as Viru and the Nawab of Najafgarh, also called the Zen master of modern cricket, or the Viv Richards of this era by columnists, was one of the leading batsmen in the Indian cricket team. Sehwag was an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and a part-time right-arm off-spin bowler. He played his first One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian Test cricket team in 2001. In April 2009, Virender Sehwag became the only Indian to be honoured as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his performance in 2008, subsequently becoming the first player of any nationality to retain the award for 2009.

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5 dream cross-generation opening batting combinations that we'll never get to see in ODIs
5 dream cross-generation opening batting combinations that we'll never get to see in ODIs
Here are five mouth-watering ODI opening pairings that were never meant to be.
DDCA to honour Virender Sehwag by naming gate at Feroz Shah Kotla after the former Indian opener
DDCA to honour Virender Sehwag by naming gate at Feroz Shah Kotla after the former Indian opener
According to the DDCA, they will be bestowing similar honour on other prominent players from the state in the future.
5 dream cross-generation openers who would have blunted out any attack in Test cricket
5 dream cross-generation openers who would have blunted out any attack in Test cricket
We look at five opening pairs who would have been difficult to break.
Top 5 game-changing knocks by Sehwag
Top 5 game-changing knocks by Sehwag
Some of Virender Sehwag's best knocks that saved the day for India
Who said what: Cricketers wish Virender Sehwag on his 39th birthday
Who said what: Cricketers wish Virender Sehwag on his 39th birthday
Happy Birthday, Viru paaji!
Who said what: Cricketers take to Twitter to wish everyone a Happy Diwali
Who said what: Cricketers take to Twitter to wish everyone a Happy Diwali
Cricketers from all over the world took to Twitter to wish their fans a happy and safe Diwali.
Gautam Gambhir opens up about his relationship with Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag
Gautam Gambhir opens up about his relationship with Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag
The KKR captain further added that Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra and Munaf Patel are also his close friends.
Virender Sehwag recalls the advice he and Gautam Gambhir gave to Virat Kohli
Virender Sehwag recalls the advice he and Gautam Gambhir gave to Virat Kohli
Kohli's evolution as a batsman has come a long way as he has made sure that he addressed all his weaknesses
Virender Sehwag believes Ashish Nehra is as fit as Virat Kohli
Virender Sehwag believes Ashish Nehra is as fit as Virat Kohli
Nehra was a surprise selection in India's T20 squad against Australia.
Concerned about IPL contracts, Aussies didn't sledge: Sehwag
Concerned about IPL contracts, Aussies didn't sledge: Sehwag
Sehwag also observed that Australian team is overtly dependant on Steve Smith and David Warner.
5 times rain ruined an India-Australia encounter
5 times rain ruined an India-Australia encounter
A quick look at some of the epic India v Australia contests in which rain played spoilsport.
If cricketers were F.R.I.E.N.D.S. characters
If cricketers were F.R.I.E.N.D.S. characters
Which cricketer can perfectly ape the F.R.I.E.N.D.S characters?
Virender Sehwag says India will whitewash Australia 5-0
Virender Sehwag says India will whitewash Australia 5-0
The former Indian opener heaped praise on the current Indian side.
Yuvraj Singh's six sixes will remain in my heart forever, lauds Virender Sehwag
Yuvraj Singh's six sixes will remain in my heart forever, lauds Virender Sehwag
Sehwag thanked Yuvraj on the 10-year anniversary of his iconic knock in the 2007 World T20.
Video: Glenn Maxwell imitates Steve Smith, Virender Sehwag, and others 
Video: Glenn Maxwell imitates Steve Smith, Virender Sehwag, and others 
The video was made while developing the new Ashes cricket game.
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