VIRENDER SEHWAG

  • Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag won't feature in 2015 World Cup: Ganguly 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday ruled out Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh's chances of staging a comeback to the Indian team for next year's ODI World Cup. "It will be difficult for Sehwag and Yuvraj to play in this World Cup. Because World Cup is so near and...
  • CLT20: Punjab beat Cobras by 7 wickets to make it four in a row September 28, 2014

    Mohali: A clinical Kings XI Punjab steamrolled Cape Cobras by seven wickets for their fourth win in a row as they ended their Group B engagements with a flourish in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament on Sunday. With this win, Punjab, who have already qualified for the semi-finals, have finished on...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Cape Cobras, CLT20 Match 17 September 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) On a roll after making the semifinals, Kings XI Punjab would aim to keep the winning run going when they take on South Africa's Cape Cobras in a Group B encounter of the Champions League on Sunday. Failing to win this...
  • CLT20: Uphill task for Cape Cobras to stop Punjab's juggernaut September 28, 2014

    Mohali: On a roll after making the semifinals, Kings XI Punjab would aim to keep the winning run going when they take on South Africa's Cape Cobras in a Group B encounter of the Champions League here on Sunday. Failing to win this year's IPL after going down to Kolkata Knight...
  • CLT20: Mohali pitch was a challenge for batsmen, says Sehwag September 27, 2014

    Mohali: Senior batsman Virender Sehwag was full of praise for his young opening partner Manan Vohra, whose 32-ball-65 set the tone for an emphatic victory. In fact Sehwag said that he wanted to present Manan, with one of his bats had he scored a century. "I offered to give Manan my bat...
  • CLT20: Kings XI Punjab thrash Northern Knights to reach semis September 26, 2014

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab put up yet another dominating performance as they outclassed Northern Knights from New Zealand by a whopping 120 runs to enter the semi-finals in their maiden appearance in the Champions League T20 on Friday. Put into bat, Kings XI Punjab puty up a massive 215 for five,...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Northern Knights, CLT20, Match 13 September 26, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Their confidence on a high following back-to-back wins, Kings XI Punjab would definitely start as overwhelming favourites against Northern Knights. Kings XI are presently at the second position in Group B with two wins from as many games. Hobart Hurricanes are...
  • CLT20: Kings XI Punjab start favourites against Northern Knights September 26, 2014

    Mohali: Their confidence on a high following back-to-back wins, Kings XI Punjab would definitely start as overwhelming favourites against Northern Knights in a Group B match of the Champions League T20 on Friday. Kings XI are presently at the second position in Group B with two wins from as many games....
  • CLT20: Miller, Patel script Punjab's 4wicket win over Tridents September 20, 2014

    Mohali: David Miller smashed a 34ball 46* under pressure and Parvinder Awana scalped three wickets as Kings XI Punjab notched up a fourwicket victory over Barbados Tridents in the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Put into bat, Barbados posted a challenging 174 for six, riding on twin halfcenturies by Dilshan Munaweera...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Barbados Tridents, CLT20 Match 5 September 20, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents. The Kings XI came into the tournament on the back of a successful...
  • CLT20: Perera, Maxwell star as Kings XI Punjab win battle of debutants September 18, 2014

    Mohali: A cracking knock from Glenn Maxwell helped Kings XI Punjab overcome a poor start to their chase and win the battle of firsttimers against Hobart Hurricanes by five wickets in the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kings were reduced to 51 for four in the chase of 145 before Maxwell...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20 September 18, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After their bestever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Thursday. Riding on...
  • Never term coaches as Indian or overseas, says Sanjay Bangar September 18, 2014

    India's assistant cricket coach Sanjay Bangar feels competence, not nationality, should be the sole criteria while judging a coach and criticism should never be based on whether the person is an Indian or not. "It should never be termed as an Indian or an overseas coach. We need to get over...
  • Kings XI Punjab look to tame Hobart Hurricanes in CLT20 debut September 18, 2014

    Mohali: After their bestever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Thursday. Riding on their powerpacked batting lineup, Punjab took the IPL7 by...
  • CLT20: Kings XI are focussed on getting the best out of players, says Bangar September 17, 2014

    Chandigarh: Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar says the focus of his side is to get the best out their players in the Champions League Twenty20 as they prepare to take on Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match, on Thursday. Riding on their strong batting lineup, Kings XI put up...
  • CLT20: Debutants Kings XI Punjab optimistic after an impressive IPL September 11, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab looked a completely different side in season seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) where they stormed into the final of the tournament and were the most consistent performers of the 2014 edition of the cashrich Twenty20 league. Sanjay Bangar's incisive behindthescenes management helped Punjab pick some...
  • I am preparing at my academy for the CLT20, says Virender Sehwag August 12, 2014

    Discarded India opener Virender Sehwag says he wants to carry forward his good form from the last edition of Indian Premier League to the upcoming Champions League T20 which will be held in just over a month from now. "I hope to do well (in the Champions League). I have started...
  • Virender Sehwag's pep talks helped me a lot: Sandeep Sharma June 24, 2014

    The Indian Premier League 2014 is done and dusted, but the glitzy T20 tournament has left a strong set of domestic cricketers poised for a bright future. One such sensation is Sandeep Sharma, who stood out with his wickettaking abilities through the season. The uncapped Turk from Patiala finished with...
  • When you think of Sehwag, you think of joy: Rahul Dravid June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India skipper Rahul Dravid may have been the quintessential modernday batsman of this generation but that doesn't stop him from praising the unorthodox yet effective Virender Sehwag, saying his former mate is still a joy to watch. "I think the joy... When you think of Viru, you think...
  • Kings XI Punjab had faith in Sehwag's capabilities, says Bangar June 4, 2014

    Though Virender Sehwag is going through a rough phase but Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar said the team had full confidence in the dashing opener's capabilities in the IPL 7. Riding on Sehwag's scintillating ton, Punjab cruised to a 24run victory over Chennai Super Kings to enter the final of...
  • Virender Sehwag can be the difference in IPL 7 final June 1, 2014

    Big games are typically decided by big players. Virender Sehwag proved his worth as he powered Kings XI Punjab to their maiden IPL final after his scintillating knock against Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 2 on Friday. Sehwag scored the second century in the seventh edition of IPL when he...
  • IPL 7 Final: Resurgent KKR in the way of KXIP's maiden title June 1, 2014

    The season's most consistent team, Kings XI Punjab, would eye their maiden triumph against the everresilient Kolkata Knight Riders in the title clash of the seventh season of Indian Premier League on Sunday in what seems to be the perfect finale. After a few controversymarred seasons, the focus has remained firmly...
  • IPL 7 Final, Kolkata vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 31, 2014

    The focus has remained firmly on cricket in season seven of the Indian Premier League and in what seems to be the perfect finale, the season's most consistent team Kings XI Punjab would eye a maiden triumph against the everresilient Kolkata Knight Riders in the summit clash on Sunday. Kolkata have...
  • Punjab skipper George Bailey thrilled to reach IPL7 final May 31, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey said they were thrilled to make it to their first IPL final but also admitted that there were anxious moments when Chennai Super Kings' Suresh Raina was batting. Chasing a mammoth target of 227, Raina played a blinder and scored a 25ball 87 that contained...
  • IPL 7: Virender Sehwag credits Punjab's success to Sanjay Bangar May 31, 2014

    Mercurial Kings XI Punjab opener Virender Sehwag has credited coach Sanjay Bangar for his team's success in this year's IPL. Riding on Sehwag's 50ball ton, Punjab stormed into their first IPL final with a 24run victory over Chennai Super Kings in the second qualifier on Friday. Sehwag also compared Bangar to...
  • Sachin advised me to spend more time at the crease, says Sehwag May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Virender Sehwag, who tormented the Chennai Super Kings' bowlers and set up the win for Kings XI Punjab with a 58ball 122 said Sachin Tendukar advised him to spend more time at the crease. "I was hitting the ball well throughout. I had a chat...
  • IPL 7: Skipper Dhoni fumes after CSK fail to make final May 31, 2014

    Mumbai Mahendra Singh Dhoni was sarcastic in his criticism of the Chennai Super Kings bowlers as they were knocked out of the IPL after losing the Qualifier 2 to Kings XI Punjab on Friday. Punjab yet again buried CSK under a mountain of runs, scoring a...
  • Virender Sehwag keeps his promise to son with a century May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Virender Sehwag kept the promise he made to his son when he blasted his way to a terrific 58ball 122 which powered Kings XI Punjab to a mammoth 226 for six in the second IPL Qualifier here o Saturday. Moments after hitting only the second century of IPL 7, Sehwag...