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Virender Sehwag

Don't need sixth batsman: Sehwag picks India's bowling combination for WTC final

UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 09:12 PM IST
India have the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Siraj available in the pace department while R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are the premier spinners in the team.
File image of Virender Sehwag.(HT Photo)
File image of Virender Sehwag.(HT Photo)

Sehwag credits 3 former India cricketers for helping him improve his batting

UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2021 07:53 AM IST
  • Virender Sehwag said it was not as if he did not want to improve his foot movement. The former right-hander said everybody pointed out his lack of footwork but no one told him how to correct it.
Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag

Would've played for India at a younger age if I had modern facilities: Sehwag

UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2021 04:17 PM IST
  • Sehwag, who made his India debut in 1999 when he was 21 and got regular in the side after a successful South Africa tour in 2001, said the youngsters currently have technology at their disposal which can help them correct the faults in their game.
File Photos of Rishabh Pant (left) and Wriddhiman Saha.(HT Collage)
File Photos of Rishabh Pant (left) and Wriddhiman Saha.(HT Collage)

Former India wicketkeeper picks his favorite between Rishabh Pant and Saha

UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2021 05:22 PM IST
Former Team India wicketkeeper picked his favourite between Rishabh Pant and Wriddhiman Saha, saying the player has put an end to the long-lasting debate for now.
Virender Sehwag, Rishabh Pant and Adam Gilchrist.(File)
Virender Sehwag, Rishabh Pant and Adam Gilchrist.(File)

'Pant has the effect of Sehwag or Gilchrist on rivals': Karthik

UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 10:28 AM IST
  • Karthik has seen enough cricket and played with and against enough legendary cricketers to have a sound opinion of the game and that is what will see him join a leading English broadcaster as a commentator for India's tour of England.
Virender Sehwag and Suresh Raina played monstrous innings in IPL 2014 Qualifier 2.(IPL/File)
Virender Sehwag and Suresh Raina played monstrous innings in IPL 2014 Qualifier 2.(IPL/File)

‘Give me half of what you did': Raina on Sehwag’s 122 against CSK in IPL 2014

UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2021 11:28 AM IST
  • Both teams were battling for a ticket to finale. George Bailey’s Punjab were put to bat and opener Virender Sehwag set the Wankhede Stadium on fire with his monstrous knock of 122 of 58 balls. Punjab had set a mammoth 227-run target for Chennai.
Virender Sehwag remains India's first triple-centurion in Tests. (Getty Images)
Virender Sehwag remains India's first triple-centurion in Tests. (Getty Images)

'Before Viru, only Sir Viv played that brand of cricket': Saqlain hails Sehwag

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2021 03:12 PM IST
  • Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has lavished praise on Virender Sehwag and credited the former India batsman for changing the landscape of Indian batting with his style of play.
From Left: Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Mohammad Azharuddin and VVS Laxman. (Getty Images)
From Left: Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Mohammad Azharuddin and VVS Laxman. (Getty Images)

WTC Final: India's top five Test run-getters against New Zealand

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2021 06:35 PM IST
  • As part of the build-up to the final of the inaugural World Test Championship, we look at India's top five leading Test run-getters against New Zealand.
Virender Sehwag and Kieron Pollard (in 2010). (Getty Images)
Virender Sehwag and Kieron Pollard (in 2010). (Getty Images)

'He reminds us of a young Pollard': Sehwag's massive praise for Indian youngster

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2021 09:14 PM IST
  • Virender Sehwag feels the 25-year-old batsman has qualities similar to Kieron Pollard and has backed him to score a T20 century soon.
Virender Sehwag says there is no one like AB de Villiers.
Virender Sehwag says there is no one like AB de Villiers.

'People may forget his real name, but will always remember Mr. 360 degree'

UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2021 05:17 PM IST
  • Virender Sehwag reckons the tag 'Mr. 360 degree' is the perfect moniker to associate with AB de Villiers.
Venkatesh Prasad received praise for his acting skills from Virender Sehwag. (Getty Images/Screengrab)
Venkatesh Prasad received praise for his acting skills from Virender Sehwag. (Getty Images/Screengrab)

'Sehwag messaged me saying it was wonderful': Prasad reveals reactions to his ad

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2021 10:46 PM IST
  • Venkatesh Prasad, who is no stranger to acting and has in fact starred in certain films in southern cinema, revealed he did not expect the ad to come out so good.
File image of Virender Sehwag. (Getty Images)
File image of Virender Sehwag. (Getty Images)

'He quietly comes and picks up 2-3 wickets': Sehwag lauds young Indian speedster

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2021 05:10 PM IST
  • IPL 2021: Virender Sehwag says the 24-year-old young fast bowler is someone 'no one talks about' and that he deserves a lot more credit for his bowling this season.
Virender Sehwag wants Virat Kohli to bat at No. 3 for RCB. (Getty/IPL)
Virender Sehwag wants Virat Kohli to bat at No. 3 for RCB. (Getty/IPL)

'He looks like a much better option right now': Sehwag suggests changes for RCB

UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2021 07:33 AM IST
  • Virender Sehwag wants Royal Challengers Bangalore to shake things up a little for their next matches in the IPL 2021.
Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag.(PTI)
Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag.(PTI)

'When KKR are playing, it will get boring, have to watch while fast-forwarding'

UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2021 08:05 AM IST
  • 'In this T20 tournament, when Kolkata Knight Riders are playing, it will get boring for me, so I have to watch it while fast-forwarding it," Sehwag added.
Prithvi Shaw and Virender Sehwag.(IPL/HT)
Prithvi Shaw and Virender Sehwag.(IPL/HT)

‘I couldn’t hit six boundaries in my career, hats off to him’: Sehwag lauds Shaw

UPDATED ON APR 30, 2021 11:07 AM IST
  • Shaw scored a 41-ball 82 as DC pulled off a comprehensive 7-wicket win to grab second place on the points table.
Prithvi Shaw during match 25 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Kolkata Knight Riders,.(PTI)
Prithvi Shaw during match 25 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Kolkata Knight Riders,.(PTI)

'No, we haven't spoken yet, if I get a chance, I will speak to Viru sir': Shaw

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2021 11:07 AM IST
  • Shaw carried his form and scored a belligerent fifty off just 18 balls – the fastest half-century of this season.
File image of Virender Sehwag.(HT Photo)
File image of Virender Sehwag.(HT Photo)

'Used to do few good things': Sehwag names captain that he doesn't rate 'highly'

UPDATED ON APR 29, 2021 12:16 PM IST
  • Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag wasn’t impressed with Warner’s approach on the Kotla track.
Punjab Kings' batting has let them down this season. (Punjab Kings official website)
Punjab Kings' batting has let them down this season. (Punjab Kings official website)

‘That contribution was missing’: Sehwag slams Punjab Kings' batting against KKR

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2021 06:09 PM IST
  • Virender Sehwag says that Punjab Kings were outstanding with the ball but they need to work out on their batting structure.
Virender Sehwag criticised Rishabh Pant's captaincy in DC vs RCB IPL 2021 match
Virender Sehwag criticised Rishabh Pant's captaincy in DC vs RCB IPL 2021 match

'Won't give him even 5 out of 10': Sehwag blames Pant's captaincy for DC loss

PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2021 07:15 AM IST
  • Former India opener Virender Sehwag said he would not even give 5 marks to Rishabh Pant's captaincy against Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL 2021 match Ahmedabad. Rating Pant's poor captaincy, Sehwag said 'you can't make such mistakes'.
Chris Gayle of Punjab Kings plays a shot in IPL 2021(PTI)
Chris Gayle of Punjab Kings plays a shot in IPL 2021(PTI)

'Undue pressure on Gayle, Pooran': Ex-Ind cricketers slam PBKS' batting approach

PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2021 07:19 AM IST
  • IPL 2021, PBKS vs KKR: There is undue pressure on Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran for putting up a batting score and issues with the Punjab Kings batting line-up believe former India cricketer Virender Sehwag and Pragyan Ojha.
Sanju Samson needs to improve the little things about his captaincy, reckons Virender Sehwag. (Rajasthan Royals)
Sanju Samson needs to improve the little things about his captaincy, reckons Virender Sehwag. (Rajasthan Royals)

'His teammates don't appear too happy with him being captain': Sehwag on Samson

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2021 04:08 PM IST
  • IPL 2021: Sehwag offered his views on the captaincy of Sanju Samson, who is leading Rajasthan Royals for the first time in the IPL, saying it is imperative for the skipper to be more proactive on the field.
Eoin Morgan and Virender Sehwag.(IPL)
Eoin Morgan and Virender Sehwag.(IPL)

CSK vs KKR: Sehwag doesn't think 'Eoin Morgan is that good a T20 captain'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2021 09:44 AM IST
Morgan was also fined 12 lakh for maintaining a slow over-rate during his side's IPL game against CSK which KKR lost by 18 runs here at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday evening.
Virender Sehwag heaped praise on DC spinner Ami Mishra
Virender Sehwag heaped praise on DC spinner Ami Mishra

'Viru bhai please get my salary increased': Sehwag reveals DC spinner's request

UPDATED ON APR 22, 2021 07:42 AM IST
  • IPL 2021: Former India opener recalled when Ami Mishra had asked for a salary hike after claiming his first hat-trick in Indian Premier League. Sehwag's comments came after Mishra led Delhi Capitals to victory against Mumbai Indians in Chennai on Tuesday.
Jasprit Bumrah (left) and Virender Sehwag(HT Photo)
Jasprit Bumrah (left) and Virender Sehwag(HT Photo)

‘They are unbeatable as long as they have him’: Sehwag lauds Bumrah

UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 04:11 PM IST
Speedster Jasprit Bumrah returned with figures of 1/14 in his four overs and bowled an excellent 17th over in which he only conceded three runs.
Virender Sehwag and Sanjay Manjrekar
Virender Sehwag and Sanjay Manjrekar

Sehwag, Manjrekar post contrasting tweets with same meaning for Williamson

UPDATED ON APR 15, 2021 03:46 PM IST
  • Virender Sehwag and Sanjay Manjrekar tweeted after Sunrisers Hyderabad collapsed to a six-run defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021. Both the former cricketers batted for the inclusion of Kane Williamson in SRH playing XI.
Virender Sehwag reacts on Dinesh Karthik and Andre Russell's batting towards the end.
Virender Sehwag reacts on Dinesh Karthik and Andre Russell's batting towards the end.

Sehwag questions Russell, Karthik's approach after KKR's 'shameful defeat'

UPDATED ON APR 14, 2021 09:47 PM IST
IPL 2021: Virender Sehwag questioned KKR batsmen Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik's approach after they failed to score 31 runs off 28 balls against Mumbai Indians in Chennai on Tuesday.
Manish Pandey and Virender Sehwag.(ANI/HT)
Manish Pandey and Virender Sehwag.(ANI/HT)

Sehwag explains why Manish Pandey failed to finish 188-run chase against KKR

UPDATED ON APR 12, 2021 11:52 AM IST
  • The asking rate went up in the death overs but Pandey couldn’t manage to hit a boundary in the last six overs, except for the six he smashed off the last ball.
File image of Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni.(BCCI)
File image of Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni.(BCCI)

Sehwag remembers instance when Rahul Dravid got ‘really angry’ with Dhoni

UPDATED ON APR 12, 2021 07:33 AM IST
  • Rahul Dravid has been making waves on social media after a recent commercial showed him in an ‘angry mood’.
IPL 2021: Virender Sehwag's post ahead of the tournament has prompted people to share all sorts of comments.(Instagram/@virendersehwag)
IPL 2021: Virender Sehwag's post ahead of the tournament has prompted people to share all sorts of comments.(Instagram/@virendersehwag)

IPL 2021: Virender Sehwag shares hilarious post ahead of the tournament

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 04:57 PM IST
IPL 2021: Taking to Instagram, Virender Sehwag shared a video, showing an individual dancing to a peppy tune, along with a funny caption.
Rajat Bhatia (C) and Gautam Gambhir (L) celebrate the wicket of Virender Sehwag. (Getty Images)
Rajat Bhatia (C) and Gautam Gambhir (L) celebrate the wicket of Virender Sehwag. (Getty Images)

'Gautam knew about it and so did Sehwag': Bhatia on playing under Gambhir in IPL

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 03:07 PM IST
  • Rajat Bhatia revealed that although he had a good time overall playing under Gautam Gambhir, the first experience wasn't too exciting.
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