Virender Sehwag Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


Virender Sehwag

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BIRTHDAY 20 October, 1978
BIRTH PLACE Najafgarh , South West Delhi , Delhi
COUNTRY India
AGE (2017) 38 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Libra
HEIGHT in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.7 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 63 kg
in Pounds- 138.89 lbs
Last Updated on : April 21, 2017

Other Name: Viru, Nawab of Najafgarh

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

38 years, 10 months, 3 days old age Virender Sehwag will turn 39 on 20 October, 2017. Only 1 months, 26 days, 21 hours, 45 minutes has left for his next birthday.


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Virender Sehwag was born on 20-10-1978 in Najafgarh, South West Delhi in the state of Delhi, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player.

Career

Virender Sehwag, the Nawab of Najafgarh wanting to be Sachin Tendulkar has constructed an extraordinary career with a grim pursuance. Often considered as one of the most destructive batsmen of the game, Sehwag is an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and a part-time right-arm off spin bowler.
 
Sehwag made his debut in cricket in 1997-98 in Delhi cricket team. He was selected to the North Zone cricket team for the Duleep Trophy in 1998-99. Sehwag’s ODI career started in 1999 against Pakistan but his poor performance in the match didn’t let him allowed to play more for next 20 months. He was again given a chance to play in home series against Zimbabwe in 2000. He had his international breakthrough against Sri Lanka (New Zealand also) in 2001. In the match against New Zealand, the semi-final match, he scored his maiden century from 69 balls. This extraordinary performance earned him a permanent slot in the ODI squad in the middle-order.
 
Sehwag was appointed as vice-captain of the Indian team under Rahul Dravid. Sehwag played for Delhi Daredevils in Indian Premier League. Sehwag retired from all forms of International cricket on October 20, 2015.

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Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Virender Sehwag has celebrated the total number of 38 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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Awards Receipt

AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
Arjuna Award National Sports Award 2002 Cricket
Padma Shri Civilian Award 2010 Sports
Sehwag adds multiple records to his fame which includes the highest score made by an Indian in Test cricket (319), which was also the fastest triple century in the history of international cricket (reached 300 off only 278 balls) as well as the fastest 250( in 207 balls) by any batsman. The three in one record was made against Sri Lanka on 3 December 2009 at the Brabourne stadium in Mumbai.
 
He also holds the distinction of being one of four batsmen in the world to have ever surpassed 300 twice in Test cricket and the only one to score two triple centuries and take a five-wicket innings haul. Sehwag struck the fastest century in 60 balls, ever scored by an Indian in ODI cricket.




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