He was selected to the North Zone cricket team for the Duleep Trophy the following —99 season, ending fifth in the total runscoring list. Currently active players are listed in italics. Sehwag holds multiple records including the highest score made by an Indian in Test cricket against South Africa at M. Retrieved 6 January India v Pakistan at Kolkata, Jan 3, scorecard. He played his first One Day International in and joined the Indian test side in The subsequent England tour to India was placed in jeopardy when India picked Sehwag in the Test squad.
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Subscribe to Wisden Cricket Monthly for more features from the biggest names in the game. The first and second innings difference of 37 runs is one of the highest and indicates a lack of ability in dealing with more difficult batting shawqg as the pitch deteriorates. Retrieved 4 December Sehwag also holds the distinction of being one of four batsmen in the world to have ever surpassed twice in Test shawagg, and the only one to score two triple centuries and take a five-wicket innings haul.
NovemberA sparkling Test debut.
This time he recalls the career of one of shawat most destructive batsmen of the 21st century, Virender Sehwag. Retrieved 10 April Virender Sehwag had a mediocre Cricket World Cupscoring runs at an average of 27, he top scored with 82 in the loss against Australia in the final. After South Africa makeSehwag blitzes a ball to lay the platform for a big first-innings score. Sanath Jayasuriya had shown that in ODIs prior to him but in Tests it was Sehwag who gave the lie to all earlier conceptions of batting.
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A huge controversy erupts, the Indian board called the rulings ‘biased’ and ‘inconsistent’, the third Test in Centurion is declared unofficial and only after endless negotiations with the ICC do India accept Sehwag’s ban. Views Read View source View history.
Virender Sehwag is often noted for his extremely attacking style virendda batting, and in he was described by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack as the “most exciting opener in the world”  due to his aggressive style in Test matchesvjrendra strike rate being inferior only to that of Adam Gilchrist and Shahid Afridi.
When rain interrupts his onslaught, India are off Even by his own standards, the against Sri Lanka at the Brabourne is astounding. October 20, Delhi.
New Zealand v India at Auckland, 11 Jan “. Sehwag made his debut for Delhi cricket team in first class cricket in the —98 season. Some said that he was shy against extreme pace, or that he had a weakness against the in-dipper or the short ball, but he scored runs all around the world — a debut hundred against South Africa, before tea against Australia, runs against England in England — and in any conditions, on any pitch, he had the skills to dominate any bowling attack.
Sehwag could be the most important player post as he changed batting manuals completely with elan. In Decemberhe was recalled for India’s tour of Australia after being omitted form the list of probables,  amid calls for his return by several commentators, most notably Ian Chappell. After running out Ian Blackwellhe was involved in a run partnership with Ganguly, scoring from balls to help set up an eight-wicket victory against England in a group match. A spectacular year continues when he makes a sublime double-century against the wizardry of new spin sensation Ajantha Mendis and the old master Muttiah Muralitharan in Galle.
Join our mailing list Get the latest news, recommended reading and offers sent to your inbox. India v Pakistan at Mohali, Apr 1, scorecard. India just about win it, though – by three runs.
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However, in the last two years [ when? DecemberSurrender to Virender. December 15, Rajkot rampage.
He scored on debut despite the South African win. India came into the game down in the series, Ajantha Mendis having run through them at the SSC on his debut. Sehwag was born in the Jat family  of a grain merchant.
Sehwag has also been noted for his apparent shawzg for the match situation, exhibited virenra aggressive batting even when his team is in a poor position or after being outmanoeuvred by the bowler in the recent past.