Sehwag

  • I never sought John Wright's apology: Sourav Ganguly November 14, 2013

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly Wednesday denied that he had wanted then coach John Wright to apologise to Virender Sehwag for having grabbed the dashing batsman by the scruff of his collar during an ODI match in England in 2002. "I was not even present when the incident took place....
  • Time running out as Sehwag, Gambhir face Mumbai test November 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Out-of-favour openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir will be battling against time in their bid to get back to form as Delhi take on arch-rivals and defending champions Mumbai in a Group A Ranji Trophy match at the Bandra Kurla Complex on Wednesday. Mumbai have 12 points from two games...
  • Sachin was against Ganguly removing shirt to celebrate win: Shukla November 13, 2013

    BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla was full of praise for Sachin Tendulkar and how he held the Indian team together, but his anecdotes were all seemingly at the expense of former India captain Sourav Ganguly. Shukla said had it not been for Tendulkar, most of the players would have taken...
  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai to take on Delhi at home November 11, 2013

    Mumbai: After recording back-to-back away victories, 40-time champions Mumbai, led by seasoned left-arm pacer Zaheer Khan, will take on a strong Delhi outfit in their first Ranji Trophy home game of the season at the BKC ground here from November 14-17. Mumbai, who whipped Punjab by 180 runs yesterday at Chandigarh...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Mumbai thrash Punjab; Sehwag, Gambhir flop again November 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: Left-arm spinner Vishal Dabholkar shone with a four-wicket haul as Mumbai demolished Punjab by 184 runs to register their second successive win in the Ranji Trophy on Sunday. After setting a target of 399 for Punjab, Mumbai dismissed the hosts for 214 to pocket six points for an outright win...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 2, Day 4 November 10, 2013

    Catch all the updates from Round 2 of the Ranji Trophy from November 7 to 10. On Day 4, Defending champions Mumbai look firm favourites to record their second outright victory against Punjab. Chasing a tough victory target of 399, Punjab were tottering at 108 for 4 at stumps on the...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Sehwag, Gambhir fail as Delhi struggle at 195/4 November 8, 2013

    Surat: Akshar Patel's three-wicket haul gave Gujarat an upper hand as they reduced Delhi to 195 for four at stumps on day two, even as India discards - Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir - failed once again to make an impression in their Group A Ranji Trophy match on Friday. Gujarat,...
  • Amre compares Rohit Sharma with Virender Sehwag November 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Ex-India batsman and former Mumbai Ranji Trophy coach Pravin Amre sees shades of swashbuckling cricketer Virender Sehwag in Rohit Sharma, who on Thursday slammed a maiden unbeaten Test ton on debut against the West Indies in the opening match of the two-game series in Kolkata. "Personally I believe he has...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round Two, Day 1 November 8, 2013

    Catch all the live updates from round two of the Ranji Trophy from November 7 to 10. Gujarat will take on a formidable Delhi team led by Gautam Gambhir, hoping for a similar performance to consolidate their position in Group A of Ranji Trophy. Hosts Karnataka will look to start their campaign...
  • Confident Gujarat to clash against star-studded Delhi November 6, 2013

    Surat: Buoyed by their comprehensive innings win over Vidarbha at Nagpur, Gujarat will take on a formidable Delhi team led by Gautam Gambhir, hoping for a similar performance to consolidate their position in Group A of Ranji Trophy. Delhi will also have Virender Sehwag, Ashish Nehra, Unmukt Chand, Mithun Manhas and...
  • Rohit Sharma powers India on record-breaking day November 3, 2013

    Rohit Sharma's record-breaking 209 seemed to have put Australia out of the contest even before the visitors' innings began but James Faulkner's century ensured that India sweat it out to win the series 3-2 with a 57-run win in the seventh ODI at Bangalore. Rohit hit a world-record 16 sixes in...
  • Squad selected considering future series: BCCI Secretary October 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Maintaining that it's not the end of the road for seniors like Zaheer Khan, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel on Thursday said the Indian Test squad for the upcoming series against West Indies was selected keeping in mind the busy international schedule next year. "Our Indian team is doing really good....
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, Day 3 October 11, 2013

    West Indies A Second Innings: Stumps, Day 3: India A were on top at stumps on day 3 after West Indies A lost three wickets in their second innings. Earlier, India A, inspired by the triple century from Pujara, declared their innings at 564. West Indies A were 116 for 3...
  • 3rd unofficial Test, Day 2: As it happened October 10, 2013

    India A Second Innings (Day 2) (VA Jagadeesh (8*) and Gautam Gambhir (2*) resumed India A innings at 10 for no loss after the hosts bowled out West Indies A for 268.) 4:21 p.m: Cheteshwar Pujara bounced back to form with a century, while earlier Gautam Gambhir got out at 123. India...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, 3rd Unofficial Test, Day 1 October 9, 2013

    India A innings: End of over 5, India A 10 for 0: India A reached 10 for 0 at stumps on day 1, with Gautam Gambhir and VA Jagadeesh safely negotiating the five-over period. West Indies A, 1st innings: End of over 77.4, WI A all out for 268: Abhishek Nayar claimed...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir face litmus test in a must-win game for India A October 8, 2013

    Hubli: It will be a litmus test for the out-of-favour batsmen - Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir - as India A need nothing less than a victory to level the three-match series when they take on West Indies A in their third and final unofficial 'Test', starting here on Wednesday. Having...
  • After Zaheer, Sehwag and Gambhir too fail to take off October 4, 2013

    One after another, comeback attempts of India seniors has came a cropper, increasing the pressure on three players desperate to wear India whites one more time. After Zaheer Khan's futile toil on Wednesday, a no-show by Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag on Thursday has made life much more difficult for...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir fail again as India A reach 191 for 3 on Day two October 3, 2013

    Shimoga: Virender Sehwag's experiment to bat in the middle-order didn't yield any favourable result while Gautam Gambhir's woeful run of form continued as India A reached 191 for three at stumps on the second day of their second unofficial Test against West Indies A here Friday. After West Indies A scored...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, 2nd Unofficial Test, Day 2 October 3, 2013

    India A First Innings 4:40 p.m. VA Jagadeesh (79*) and Abhishek Nayar (56*) made unbeaten fifties to take India A to 191 for 3 at stumps on day 2 after other top guns - Gautam Gambhir (11), Cheteshwar Pujara (25) and Virender Sehwag (7) - couldn't score much. Jagadeesh and Nayar...
  • Having Sehwag, Gambhir and Zaheer in the team inspires us: Bhargav Bhatt October 3, 2013

    Shimoga: Left-arm spinner Bharghav Bhatt, who picked up three wickets on Wednesday, said it was imperative for them to polish off the West Indies tail to be in advantageous position in the second unofficial Test. West Indies A, which won the first Test against India A, were 283 for six at...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, day 1, 2nd Unofficial Test October 2, 2013

    West Indies A, 1st innings: End of over 90: West Indies ended day one's play at 283 for 6, with Leon Johnson and Nikita Miller remaining not out. For India Bhargav Bhatt was the most successful bowler, picking up 3 for 76 with his left-arm spin. Zaheer Khan, Mohammed Shami and...
  • Will not disclose Virender Sehwag's batting position: Pujara October 1, 2013

    Shimoga: India A captain Cheteshwar Pujara kept his cards close to his chest and refused to divulge whether veteran Virender Sehwag will open or bat in the middle order when his side locks horns with the West Indies A in the second unofficial Test starting on Wednesday. "I will not disclose...
  • Seniors take centrestage in 2nd India A-West Indies A Test October 1, 2013

    Shimoga: The spotlight will firmly be on out-of-favour veterans Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan when India A seek revenge for the opening-match humiliation against West Indies A in their second unofficial Test starting here on Wednesday. Led by Cheteshwar Pujara, India A were beaten by massive 162 runs...
  • Yuvraj returns for Australia series; Gambhir, Sehwag ignored September 30, 2013

    Chennai: The BCCI selection committee acknowledged the recent form of Yuvraj Singh by recalling the left-handed batsman into the 15-member squad announced here on Monday for the lone Twenty20 and first three one-dayers against the visiting Australian team. MS Dhoni, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ishant Sharma, who were rested for...
  • Virender Sehwag returns to middle order with quickfire fifty September 27, 2013

    There was no sign of Virender Sehwag when the Delhi openers came out to open the innings against India Blue in the NKP Salve Challengers Trophy. A wicket went down early, and Virat Kohli stepped out. Still no sign of Sehwag. Kohli went as quickly as he strode in. The...
  • India Blue beat Delhi in Challenger Trophy opener September 26, 2013

    Indore: Virender Sehwag struck a fluent half-century in the first outing of his comeback bid into the national side but that was not good enough to prevent a formidable Delhi side from losing by 18 runs to India Blue in the opening game of NKP Salve Challenger Series here on...
  • Kohli to look for match-time as Sehwag, Yuvraj eye redemption September 25, 2013

    Indore: Team India's batting mainstay Virat Kohli will look to get some batting practice ahead of the ODI series against Australia while Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh will be aiming to get back into national selectors' radar when Delhi meet India Blue in Challenger Series opener. Kohli, who is expected to...
  • Team more important than individual achievements: Sehwag September 16, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: India's dashing opening batsman Virender Sehwag, who is eyeing a return to the national team, feels that team is more important than a player's personal achievements. "Victory of the team is always more important than the individual performance of a player," said Sehwag at the inauguration of the two synthetic...
  • Does Virender Sehwag fit in the middle order? September 16, 2013

    The Sandeep-Patil led national selectors have thrown a rope to Virender Sehwag by including him in the four-day squad that will take on West Indies A later this month, and Sehwag wants to make the most of it to boost his chances of a return to the Test squad. The veteran...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir, Kohli in Delhi probables list for Challengers Trophy September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi team's probables list bore a star-studded look with all the senior and U-19 national team players included in the 28-member list for the upcoming NKP Salve Challenger Series starting in Indore on September 26. The list includes Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, the two out-of-favour seniors Gautam Gambhir...