Sehwagon his 37th birthday, 20thOctober,chose to retire from the international cricket and that too from all the formats. As soon the cricket fraternity heard this news , tributes started pouring in from the top players & legends of cricket.
VirenderSehwag joined the ranks of Rahul Dravid who didn’t want a special match for him at international level or Indian Premier League to call for his retirement
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Dhoni compares VirenderSehwag to Viv Richards;
Sachin ‘loved his instinctive approach’
Ganguly said “”He was one of the champions of the game. Someone who deserves a huge standing ovation
As we are an education website , we would like to focus on the Educational career of his also and the noble academy that he opened up for students who would want to learn cricket
He attended AroraVidya School in Delhi, and later on attended JamiaMiliaIslamia for graduation.He always told his parents to let him play cricket, as he wasn’t academically strong.
Sehwag Cricket Academy 2011
The foundation of the Sehwag Cricket Academy was laid by VirenderSehwag with the sole aim of providing quality cricket training, world-class cricketing infrastructure, and opportunity to learn from experts in the field of cricket through a fun and innovative environment.
The flagship cricket academy was founded in 23-acre eco-friendly campus at Jhajjar, on the outskirts of Gurgaon, Haryana in the year 2011, with an emphasis to provide students with best-in-class cricket facilities and training.
This all-year-round academy integrates the best in cricketing techniques, technology, and coaches to develop a World-Class Cricketer of Tomorrow.
Address: X-12, HauzKhas, New Delhi – 110016, India
Phone No: 11-46099860 Mob.: +91-9873633893 (10 AM – 6 PM)
Virender Sehwag Cricket Career
Now once we talk about his career , his batting skills across all the formats was outstanding. Some of his outstanding achievements are –
- He scored 17,253 international runs across formats.
- Sehwag is the only Indian batsman to score a triple-century in Tests, and he did it twice.
Test Career –
In a glorious international career spanning over 12 years, Sehwag played 104 Tests scoring 8586 runs at an impressive average of 49.34, hitting 23 centuries and 32 half-centuries.
He is the only triple centurion in Tests for India having scored a career-best knock of 309 against Pakistan at Multan.
VirenderSehwag 309 full video
which also is an Indian record. He is also one of those rare batsmen to have scored two triple tons with his next one (319) coming against South Africa.
VirenderSehwag 319 full video
ODI Career –
In 251 ODIs, he accumulated 8273 runs at an average of 35.05 and scored 15 hundreds apart from hitting 38 fifties.
Sehwag surpasses Sachin knocks 219, highest ODI score. VirenderSehwag celebrates scoring a double century and his world record one-day score against West Indies in Indore Indian batsman.
VirenderSehwag 219 full video
T20 Career –
In 19 Twenty20 Internationals, he managed 394 runs with two half-centuries.
He has been a part of two World Cup winning teams under Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s leadership, 2007 World T20 in South Africa and the ICC ODI World Cup in India.
And now once His next innings
Sehwag is going to feature in the 2016 Masters Champions League (MCL) whose rules clearly state that only retired players can participate.