Sehwag

  • Delhi Daredevils will bounce back: Eric Simons April 11, 2013

    CNN-IBN spoke with Delhi Daredevils head coach Eric Simons about their slow start to the season which has seen them slump to 2 back to back defeats. ...
  • Delhi resume Mumbai Indians rivalry with Sehwag still uncertain April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Sweating over Virender Sehwag's availability, Delhi Daredevils face a tall order to reverse their two-match losing streak when they travel to meet Ricky Ponting's Mumbai Indians on Tuesday after the hosts regained their confidence with a win over Chennai Super Kings in their last match of IPL 6. Back...
  • Delhi sweat over Sehwag's fitness, Morne available April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Virender Sehwag, who missed Delhi Daredevils' opening two IPL 6 games because of back spasms, would join the team's training session and then take a a call on whether he would play against Mumbai Indians in the next IPL game on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Delhi squad will be bolstered with South...
  • Ganguly hopes dropped veterans will be back in Indian team April 6, 2013

    Kolkata: Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday hoped that Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan would be able to make a comeback to the Indian team in future despite being left out of the list of probables for upcoming ICC Champions Trophy. "We have to wait and see,...
  • IPL 6, Game 4, DD v RR: as it happened April 6, 2013

    After losing their season opener to Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils would like to change the tide on their home turf on Saturday. Virender Sehwag will again not feature in this match on account of a back spasm. Delhi is already a depleted side and Sehwag's absence makes it even...
  • Not picking Pujara fine, dropping Sehwag tad harsh April 6, 2013

    Think of the current crop of Indian players. Think of them in the context of Test cricket for the next five years. Start counting today. How many make it to your thumb hopping on fingers? Just two, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli. And still there are teeth cringing and fists...
  • Injured Sehwag to miss Rajasthan Royals tie April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils opener David Warner has confirmed that Virender Sehwag will also sit out on Saturday's Indian Premier League match against Rajasthan Royals as he is yet to fully recover from back spasm. "He (Sehwag) is not playing tomorrow as he has not fully recovered. He is a lot...
  • Sehwag is the most dangerous batsman: Narine April 5, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) off-spinner Sunil Narine, who has tormented batsmen with his variety and guile in the Indian Premier League (IPL), rates dashing Delhi Daredevils (DD) opener Virender Sehwag as the most dangerous batsman he has bowled to. "Sehwag by far is the most dangerous batsman I have bowled...
  • How IPL 6 is relevant to veteran cricketers March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Twenty20 is primarily considered the format more suitable for young cricketers as it is a far cry from the traditional form of cricket and entails high-voltage action and supreme agility on the field. The naysayers dismiss this version of cricket as kitschy entertainment but the IPL defies this...
  • Can the 'old guard' prove their point in IPL 6? March 30, 2013

    Kolkata: If the slam-bang T20 cricket is for dynamic youngsters, reigning Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have to look at the age of their squad with some concern. The average age of the KKR squad is 28.52 years and it has 11 players in their 30s...
  • Captaincy has never affected my game, says Virender Sehwag March 30, 2013

    New Delhi: He has relinquished the Delhi Daredevils captaincy after last season but Virender Sehwag feels that his decision will have no bearing on his approach as he again shoulders the burden of being the batting mainstay of the franchise in the sixth edition of IPL. "I don't think it matters...
  • Team profile: Delhi Daredevils will miss Pietersen, Taylor and Ryder dearly March 30, 2013

    New Delhi: From first swapping the attacking New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor with medium pacer Ashish Nehra, and then losing Kevin Pietersen and Jesse Ryder through injuries, it has been far from an auspicious beginning for Delhi Daredevils at the sixth edition of the IPL. It is still unclear why the...
  • All you wanted to know about the IPL teams, part 2 March 29, 2013

    New Delhi: In part two of Cricketnext's look at how the nine IPL 6 franchises stack up: Mumbai, Delhi, Rajasthan and Pune. Name: Mumbai Indians Captain: Ricky Ponting Coach: John Wright Owner: Reliance Industries Ltd. Cost of team: $111.9 million Key players: Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga and Rohit Sharma. Ponting,...
  • Virender Sehwag's flop show continues in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy March 20, 2013

    Gurgaon: Virender Sehwag's poor run of form continued on Wednesday as he was back to pavilion for four runs, but his Delhi team beat Jammu and Kashmir by 17 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Twenty20 tournament here. Delhi won the toss and chose to bat. Cricket lovers expected some...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir may play individually but not as pair: Gavaskar March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir might not pair up as opening partners for the country again but the two senior players can still make individual comebacks, feels Sunil Gavaskar. Gavaskar said that he would not believe that Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay's strong performances at the opening slots...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir, Steyn congratulate Dhawan on his superb knock March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior players Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir on Saturday took to micro-blogging site twitter in order to congratulate their statemate Shikhar Dhawan, who announced his arrival on international stage with a mindblowing unbeaten 185 off 168 balls. "Awesome stuff Shikhi boy! :) Best debut ever!! So proud of you....
  • Jaywant Lele backs Virender Sehwag's return to Indian team March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Former BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele wants discarded Indian opener Virender Sehwag to be recalled and made an integral part of the Indian team in all three formats of the game for his match-winning abilities. "He is a batsman who has scored two triple hundreds and one near triple hundred in...
  • Ganguly on the back foot after taking on Dhoni March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly chose to play it safe on Sunday after indicating a day earlier that MS Dhoni could have had a hand in Virender Sehwag's ouster from the Test squad for the remaining two matches against Australia. "It's very difficult to say whether Dhoni has a...
  • Dhoni behind Sehwag's Test ouster, says Ganguly March 9, 2013

    Kolkata: Expressing surprise over the dropping of dashing India opener Virender Sehwag, former captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday said current team skipper MS Dhoni had a hand in the exclusion. "It would be wrong to assume that there are no inputs from Dhoni in selection matters. If a captain asks for a...
  • Rahane, Dhawan smiling slyly at Sehwag's exit March 8, 2013

    While Virender Sehwag's axing from the Test squad for the next two Tests against Australia is met with mixed reactions among cricket fraternity, there are two men - Ajinkya Rahane and Shikhar Dhawan - in the Indian squad who must be grinning from ear to ear. Ajinkya Rahane has been waiting...
  • Test ouster will do Sehwag a lot of good, says Aakash Chopra March 7, 2013

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts Aakash Chopra and Maninder Singh talk about Virender Sehwag's exclusion from the remainder of the Test series against Australia. ...
  • Sehwag could have been given a chance in Mohali: Gavaskar March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar feels that Virender Sehwag could have been given another chance keeping in mind the batting-friendly pitch in Mohali, which will host the third Test against Australia from March 14. "The ball comes onto the bat nicely in Mohali and Sehwag likes to bat...
  • Sehwag is not an ordinary player, says coach AN Sharma March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag's coach AN Sharma on Thursday said the Delhi batsman is not an ordinary player and hoped his ward would make a strong comeback to reclaim his place in the Test side. "Sehwag is not an ordinary player. I am sure he will bounce back in style....
  • Sehwag ouster to benefit Australia, says Matthew Hayden March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Australia opening batsman Matthew Hayden Thursday said the axing of India opener Virender Sehwag would probably be advantageous for the visiting team, making them happy. "Personally I think the Aussies would be happy. Sehwag is unpredictable perfect! Next Test could have been 300!" tweeted Hayden, indicating that the...
  • Hayden surprised at Sehwag's exclusion from Indian team March 7, 2013

    India dropped out-of-form opener Virender Sehwag for the remainder of the Test series against Australia on Thursday. ...
  • Twitterview: Downpour of reactions after Sehwag axed March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag has been dropped from India's Test squad for the remaining two matches against Australia in Mohali and New Delhi. The BCCI selectors met on Thursday and announced a 14-man squad for the remaining two fixtures of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, with Sehwag being the only casualty. The news...
  • Is this the end of the road for Virender Sehwag? March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: And so it has happened, and few should be surprised. After struggling with the bat for over two years, during which he averaged 29.73 with just one century, Virender Sehwag has been dropped from India's Test team. The axe has fallen, potentially ending the career of a batsman...
  • Sehwag axed, Harbhajan retained for last 2 Aus Tests March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag has been dropped from India's Test squad for the remaining two matches against Australia in Mohali and New Delhi. The BCCI selectors met on Thursday and announced a 14-man squad for the remaining two fixtures of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which India lead 2-0, with Sehwag...