10 Interesting Facts About Virender Sehwag You should Know (UPDATED)

Here we provide you 10 of the most interesting facts on Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag. Nicknamed as Nawab of Najafgarh, Sehwag is arguably India’s greatest match-winner ever in Test cricket. The Delhi-born  scored over 17,000 international runs to his name and established himself as one of the most dangerous batsman to ever graced the cricket field. He drew comparisons with Sachin Tendulkar when he burst onto the international stage with a debut century against South Africa in 2001-02. Here are some of the Interesting facts about Virender Sehwag.

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No one can forget India’s first triple-century that was come from the bat of Viru in Multan 2003-04 against Pakistan. His 319 against South Africa off just 278 balls was the highest score by an Indian, and in the process he became only the third batsman, after Don Bradman and Brian Lara, to score 300 twice in Tests. He became the second man to score a one-day double-hundred, going past Tendulkar’s score to make a world-record 219 against West Indies in December 2011. Let’s know some interesting things and facts about Virender Sehwag.

10 Interesting Facts About Virender Sehwag You should Know

Sehwag’s nicknames

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Sehwag’s favorite food.

Kheer is still the favorite food of Sehwag, although he is so rich now. Sehwag says, when he is at home, he likes to eat Kheer prepared by his mother.

10 Interesting Facts About Virender Sehwag You should Know

Sehwag was banned in his debut Test match

10 Interesting Facts About Virender Sehwag You should Know

Sehwag during his early days

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Sehwag in 2011 World Cup

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Sehwag as a devastating bowler

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Sehwag’s love for music and name of fav singers.

10 Interesting Facts About Virender Sehwag You should Know

Sehwag’s favourite batsman

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Only batsman to achieve this feat in Test Cricket

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Shewag’s triple century

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