Sehwag

  • Tendulkar, Sehwag to be felicitated by MCA November 19, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag will be felicitated by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) before the start of the second Test between India and England in Mumbai on November 23. "Tendulkar will be felicitated for completing 23 years in international cricket and for completing 100 centuries. Sehwag will be felicitated...
  • Review of India's performance in 1st Test November 19, 2012

    There is no better feeling than avenging yourself on your perpetrators. This rang true for India coming into the first Test against England at Ahmedabad. India were thrashed 4-0 when they toured England last year, so this series was looked at as an opportunity for India to settle scores and...
  • 'Pity that Sehwag could not make double ton' November 15, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar feels opener Virender Sehwag's decision to make a departure from his 'see the ball, hit the ball' approach went a long way in helping him score his first Test century in two years, here on Thursday. Sehwag smashed a run-a-ball 117 to put India in the...
  • Hope people stop criticising Sehwag: Coach November 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Irrespective of success or failures, the tough grind of international cricket had helped Virender Sehwag to remain nonchalant over the years, but his childhood coach A N Sharma admitted that he used to get "hurt" by the critical remarks about his favourite student. Sehwag smashed a run-a-ball 117...
  • Watching videos of past knocks helped me: Sehwag November 15, 2012

    Ahmedabad Relieved at scoring his first Test century in almost two years, Virender Sehwag said that watching replays of some of his big knocks of the past helped him in reaching the three-figure mark in the first Test against England here. "I have to thank my video analyst Dhananjay. We...
  • Sehwag still India's best bet at the top November 15, 2012

    It was not Ghaziabad, it was Ahmedabad. The opposition was not Uttar Pradesh, it was England. But those geographical names don't matter when the man in charge of the compass is Virender Sehwag. The Indian opener sticks to his mantra of 'my way or the highway' and it once again...
  • India v England, 1st Test, Day 1: Sehwag, Pujara drive India to 323 for 4 November 15, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Virender Sehwag cracked a blistering 117 while Cheteshwar Pujara compiled a stroke-filled unbeaten 98 as India dominated England’s bowlers to finish at 323 for 4 at the end of day one of the first Test here on Thursday. After MS Dhoni opted to bat on a dry pitch, the...
  • Ind v Eng, 1st Test, 1st day: As it happened November 15, 2012

    For England, only Graeme Swann made an impact with four wickets, including centurion Sehwag and Tendulkar....
  • India start as favourites against England, but just November 13, 2012

    India’s quest to become No. 1 in Test cricket will start in earnest on November 15 in Ahmedabad. Forget the two Tests against New Zealand; this is where India’s challenge begins. Four Tests against England, followed by four against Australia in the New Year. The buzzword may be revenge as...
  • Three-day practice for Indian team at Brabourne November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: The Indian cricket squad will have a three-day practice session at the Brabourne Stadium here from Friday ahead of the opening Test of the four-match series against England commencing at Ahmedabad on November 15. The team is set to practice in the afternoon on Friday and will have full...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi, Odisha chase maiden wins November 8, 2012

    New Delhi: After losing their season opener against Uttar Pradesh despite the presence of Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli, hosts Delhi will be out to get their Ranji Trophy campaign back on track when they take on Odisha at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Friday. Sehwag, who skippered...
  • Positive Sehwag aims at win against England November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Explosive India opener Virender Sehwag said here on Tuesday that their aim is to win the Test series against England, beginning Nov 15. "Our aim is to play well and win the series. England are a good side but so are we. I think it will be a...
  • Ranji Trophy, Round 1: A double on debut, a point for an epic November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Round one of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season was a good contest – bar the soggy washout between Odisha and Tamil Nadu at Cuttack – with five outright wins and gripping, hard-fought draws at Indore and Nadaun. Three teams grabbed seven points to top their respective groups as...
  • UP outplayed us in all departments: Dahiya November 5, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Delhi head coach Vijay Dahiya has accepted that Uttar Pradesh, in their six-wicket win over his team, beat them in all the departments of the game and promised that his team will show a better performance in its next game against Odisha, starting November 9. “It’s fair to say that...
  • Four openers in Test squad surprises Raman November 5, 2012

    Kolkata: Indian selectors' decision to pick four openers in the squad for the first two Tests against touring England has surprised Bengal coach WV Raman. "I'm surprised to see four openers in the side. I'm not sure whether Ajinkya Rahane has been picked as a reserve middle-order batsman," Raman told...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B: Baroda opt for three points November 5, 2012

    Vadodara: Baroda took three points from a draw with Karnataka after batting the visitors out of the equation at the Moti Bagh Stadium on Sunday. From 115 for 4 overnight – a lead of 237 – Baroda marched on after the loss of Irfan Pathan for 38 soon into the...
  • Ranji Trophy: UP register outright win over Delhi November 5, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Virender Sehwag's blazing knock of 107 went in vain as Uttar Pradeh registered an outright victory over Delhi, beating the visitors by six wickets on the fourth day of their Ranji Trophy match here on Monday. Sehwag, the Delhi captain, smacked 19 fours in his 165-ball knock. Delhi, who began...
  • Ranji Trophy 2012-13, Round 1, Day 4: as it happened November 5, 2012

    Harbhajan Singh took three wickets in Punjab's innings win over Hyderabad, while Uttar Pradesh floored Delhi despite Virender Sehwag's ton. ...
  • Ranji Trophy: UP have edge over Delhi November 4, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh strengthened their position on day three of their Ranji Trophy match against Delhi by reducing the visitors to 197 for 4 in their second innings on Sunday. Delhi were ahead of UP by only 29 runs when the bad light stopped play, with Virender Sehwag (21) and Mithun...
  • Yuvraj, injuries to dominate BCCI selection meeting November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: India's first selection meeting since the BCCI revamped its national selection committee in late September is shaping up to be an eventful event with injury concerns to Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan likely to top discussions. On Monday at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai, the new selectors – chairman...
  • Sehwag sustains finger injury during Ranji Trophy game November 3, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Virender Sehwag sustained an injury on the ring finger of his right hand during Delhi's Ranji Trophy game against Uttar Pradesh here on Saturday. The incident happened during the post lunch session when Mohammed Kaif, who was batting on 78 edged an Ishant Sharma delivery that flew to first slip...
  • Imtiaz five-for sinks Delhi on Day 1 November 2, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Delhi's much-fancied line-up failed to make an impression as the hosts Uttar Pradesh dismissed them for 235 on day one of their Ranji Trophy match here on Friday. UP's young rookie paceman Imtiaz Ahmed was the chief wrecker, by picking up a 5 for 59 after UP skipper Suresh...
  • Ranji Trophy: Sachin roars back to form; Sehwag, Gambhir miss out November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: It has been a mixed day for India’s senior players in the Ranji Trophy. While Sachin Tendulkar impressed with a brilliant ton for Mumbai against Railways, India openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir failed to pick up considerable runs. All eyes were on Tendulkar, who was playing his first...
  • Star-studded Delhi to face UP in Ranji opener November 1, 2012

    Ghaziabad: The presence of Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma in the Delhi squad has added extra spice to their opening Ranji Trophy match against Uttar Pradesh, starting on Friday in Ghaziabad. While Sehwag was named the captain of the squad, Gambhir will be his deputy. Both...
  • Virender Sehwag rubbishes T20 retirement reports November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag has rubbished reports that he intends to quit playing Twenty20 internationals. A report in the New Delhi-based Daily Mail on Thursday quoted a senior BCCI official as saying that Sehwag approached the BCCI with a request not to be selected for Twenty20s as he wished to...
  • I give same importance to India and IPL: Kohli October 30, 2012

    New Delhi: India's Virat Kohli has on Tuesday said that he goes into both international and IPL matches with the same focus and determination, and that contrary to what his critics may think he knows the difference between self belief and arrogance. "IPL is not for fun. I give IPL...
  • Tough time for Sehwag at Delhi training session October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: He hasn't been in the best of form of late and Virender Sehwag's body language during his first day with the Delhi Ranji Trophy squad said it all. The 'Nawab of Najafgarh' looked pretty rusty during his first session at the state team's nets where not only seasoned...
  • Team bogged down by nerves: Jayawardene October 26, 2012

    Durban: Livid after Delhi Daredevils went down meekly to Highveld Lions in the Champions League Twenty20 semifinal, skipper Mahela Jayawardene said his team did not have the "right attitude" and was bogged down by nerves and pressure. Jayawardene dropped himself from the line-up to accommodate the aggressive David Warner in the...
  • Sehwag to lead Delhi in Ranji opener against UP October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag would lead a star-studded Delhi line-up comprising the likes of Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma when they take on Uttar Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy opening round away game at Ghaziabad from November 2-5. The likes of Sehwag and Gambhir would get some much needed practise...
  • CLT20: Lions thrash listless Delhi Daredevils to enter final October 26, 2012

    Chasing 140 to win, Delhi Daredevils could only manage 117 for 9, thus losing out on a chance to compete in the Sunday's final....