Sehwag

  • Maxwell is more destructive than me, Gayle: Sehwag May 8, 2014

    Arguably the most dangerous opening batsman ever to play for India, Virender Sehwag has no qualms in stating that his Kings XI Punjab teammate Glenn Maxwell, who has been tormenting bowlers in the ongoing IPL7, is more destructive than him and even Chris Gayle. Maxwell has proved to be the most...
  • Watch: Gavaskar's incredibly funny mimicry of Javed Miandad on the show Comedy Nights with Kapil April 29, 2014

    Last week we saw the funny side of Sunil Gavaskar when the cricketer made an appearance on the popular comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil along with cricketer Virender Sehwag. Gavaskar shared quite a few anecdotes from his cricketing days that sent the audience into peals of laughter. He accurately...
  • IPL 7: KXIP's Sandeep Sharma credits Virender Sehwag for success April 29, 2014

    On cloud nine after his success against top batsmen such as Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli, Kings XI Punjab young medium pacer Sandeep Sharma has credited Virender Sehwag for helping him become a better cricketer and described him as a "gem of a person". "Viru pa is an amazing person! In...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab hammer RCB for fifth straight win April 29, 2014

    An inspired display of fast bowling by the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) pacers set up their fifth straight win in IPL 7 as Sandeep Sharma & Co. first restricted Royal Challegners Bangalore (RCB) to 124 for 8 and then chased down the modest target easily to win by 5 wickets. Sharma's...
  • Glenn Maxwell bats Punjab to third straight victory in IPL 7 April 22, 2014

    A disciplined allround performance by the Kings XI Punjab helped them register their third victory on the trot in IPL 7, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 72 runs in Sharjah on Tuesday. Punjab rode on Glenn Maxwell's blistering 43-ball-95 to set a mammoth 194-run target against Shikhar Dhawan-led Hyderabad. In reply,...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab's flair will be tested against gutsy Rajasthan Royals April 20, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) got their campaigns off to a winning start in IPL 7, but one of them will taste their first defeat of the season on Sunday as they take each other on at the iconic Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Punjab pulled off a sensational chase...
  • David Miller eyeing to imbibe courage of conviction from Sehwag April 19, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Devastating Kings XI batsman David Miller wants to imbibe the "courage of conviction" from his new teammate and hero Virender Sehwag while sharing the dressing room with the veteran Indian cricketer in the ongoing seventh edition of IPL. Miller said he won't let go any opportunity to pick the...
  • IPL 7: Glenn Maxwell's 95 scripts Punjab's upset win over Chennai April 18, 2014

    The Friday of April 18, 2014, in Abu Dhabi will be remembered for a swashbuckling show from Kings XI Punjab's Glenn Maxwell, whose knock of 95 in 43 balls pulled of a daunting chase to upset two-time champions Chennai Super Kings. Chennai were sitting pretty at the innings break on...
  • Kings XI Punjab poised for maiden title in IPL 7: David Miller April 17, 2014

    Destructing South Africa batsman David Miller believes Kings XI Punjab have built a strong squad capable of winning its maiden Indian Premier League title this year. The Punjab outfit, who have only once qualified for the knockout stage in the six editions of the event, made smart buys in the...
  • IPL 7: Chennai in for stiff opening test against Punjab April 17, 2014

    Distracted by off-field controversies, two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be desperate to start the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) on a positive note when they take on a revamped Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Friday in Abu Dhabi. CSK narrowly missed coming under the hammer of...
  • IPL 7: Virender Sehwag grabs eyeballs in Kings XI Punjab squad April 12, 2014

    After making a promising start in the inaugural edition of the India Premier League, Kings XI Punjab have failed to put up a consistent show in the last six editions. Their best performance came in 2008 when they reached the semis, and after that they have not been able to...
  • Virender Sehwag promises attacking cricket in IPL 7 April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Relinquished to domestic cricket for more than a year, the path for Virender Sehwag's return to the Indian team may well pass through IPL 7, but donning a different kit won't make any difference to the brand of cricket that turned Sehwag into the 'Nawab of Najafgarh' and...
  • Coaching in IPL is a different challenge, says Gary Kirsten April 9, 2014

    There has been a lot of talk about whether the decision of not retaining Virender Sehwag was justified, but Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten feels that irrespective how it pans out, that was the only way forward. "At the auction we made a decision to select a new squad and not...
  • Gambhir, Sehwag star again to power Delhi to 4th straight win in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy April 4, 2014

    Chandigarh: Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a breezy unbeaten 75 as Delhi cruised to a nine-wicket win over Haryana to record their fourth straight victory in a North Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy, here on Friday. Set a target of 141 runs by Haryana,...
  • Sizzling Sehwag steers Delhi to victory over Punjab April 3, 2014

    Mohali: Virender Sehwag smashed 67 off 35 balls to propel Delhi to a six-wicket win over Punjab in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy (North Zone) match here on Thursday. Put in to bat, Punjab scored a competitive 174 for 7 in their allotted 20 overs, but thanks to Sehwag,...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Sehwag, Gambhir shine as Delhi beat Himachal by six wickets April 1, 2014

    Mohali: Out-of-favour India openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir found some form going their way as Delhi got the better of Himachal Pradesh by six wickets in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 match for North Zone on Tuesday. Sehwag smashed 42 off 32 balls, while the left-handed captain Gambhir made...
  • Virender Sehwag eyes India comeback with good show in IPL 2014 March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior batsman Virender Sehwag on Saturday conceded that he had not scored enough runs in the last season to be in the India team but said he would hope to be back in the reckoning with a good performance in the IPL beginning next month. Sehwag, who was bought...
  • Virender Sehwag hits century to guide MCC to a six-wicket win March 26, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: India discard Virender Sehwag blasted a 97-ball 109 to lead Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to a comfortable six-wicket win over Durham in a Champion County Test match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. The 35-year-old Delhi batsman smashed 18 boundaries and a six in his 97-ball innings...
  • Gautam Gambhir to lead Delhi in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir will lead a 15-member Delhi side in the North Zone league of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 domestic tournament starting on March 28. The squad also includes Virender Sehwag despite his poor show with the bat in the domestic season so far, lanky right-arm...
  • Harbhajan to lead North in Deodhar Trophy March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India spinner Harbhajan Singh will captain the North Zone team in the Deodhar Trophy to be played at Visakhapatnam from March 23. Another player trying to make a comeback to the Indian team, Gautam Gambhir has been named vice captain. North Zone will meet South Zone in a semi-final...
  • Virender Sehwag takes fresh guard with KXIP March 18, 2014

    Virender Sehwag, who will be playing for Kings XI Punjab in this season's IPL is hopeful of a good show. ...
  • Still have 2-3 years of competitive cricket left in me: Sehwag March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour Virender Sehwag reckons that he still has two-three years of competitive cricket left in him and a good showing for the Kings XI Punjab in IPL-7 will present a strong case for his return to the Indian cricket team. "I have 2-3 years of competitive cricket left in...
  • Four years with Sehwag has made Warner a better player: Finch March 18, 2014

    Mirpur: Australian batsman Aaron Finch feels that his opening partner David Warner has become a better batsman having played alongside Virender Sehwag for four years in the IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils. "Four years with Virender Sehwag at Delhi Daredevils certainly made David Warner a better batsman and helped his game a...
  • Sehwag pulls out of the Vijay Hazare match against Himachal March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Out of favour Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Monday pulled out of Delhi's Vijay Hazare Trophy (North Zone leg) match against Himachal Pradesh here amid speculation that the decision was prompted by poor form. While the official reason given was "sickness", it is widely believed in Delhi's cricket fraternity...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sehwag's poor show continues but Delhi defeat J&K by 38 runs February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag's decision to continue batting at No 3 didn't make much of a difference to his poor form but defending champions Delhi did enough to beat Jammu and Kashmir by 38 runs in the opening fixture of the north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Delhi scored...
  • Virender Sehwag to captain MCC in match against Durham February 20, 2014

    London: India Test discard Virender Sehwag has been roped in to captain the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) squad in a fourday Champion County match against Durham starting March 23 in Abu Dhabi. "Virender Sehwag and Muttiah Muralitharan have been confirmed as part of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) squad that will...
  • Yuvraj, Karthik earn big bucks on day one auction February 12, 2014

    On day one of IPL 7 auction, 216 capped players were up for grabs and Yuvraj Singh ended up with 14 crores after being bagged by RCB. ...
  • Spotfixing scandal dented brand IPL: Ness Wadia February 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Kings XI Punjab owner Ness Wadia on Wednesday said the spotfixing scandal that rocked the Indian Premier League last year has made a dent on brand IPL. "I have not seen the Mudgal report and let us wait for the decision to come. Obviously there is a dent in brand...