VIRENDER SEHWAG

  • Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag tell selectors not to pick them November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's prospects of making an India comeback are all but over as the celebrated opening duo stayed away from selection in the 15-member North Zone squad for the Deodhar Trophy, starting November 29. The team will be led by senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh. The...
  • Vijay Hazare: Gambhir retained captain as Delhi name squad for knockouts November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi's senior selection committee headed by Yashpal Sharma predictably retained Gautam Gambhir as the captain of the Delhi one day side that will take on arch-rivals Mumbai in the pre-quarter finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Rajkot on November 19. The team have all the big names including...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Delhi beat Services by 3 wickets November 14, 2014

    Dharamsala: Delhi medium-pacer Vikas Tokas picked up a four-wicket haul to help the Gautam Gambhir-led side edge past Services by three wickets in a North Zone match in the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day tournament on Thursday. Needing 147 for victory, Delhi made heavy weather of their chase by failing to get...
  • Stat Attack: The coincidence between Tendulkar, Sehwag and Rohit's ODI double tons November 14, 2014

    Cricket fans would have by now rote-memorized the records Rohit Sharma broke with his milestone innings of 264 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. But while the innings re-wrote some records in Rohit's name, the 153-run margin of India's victory in the fourth ODI against Sri Lanka on Thursday is...
  • Vijay Hazare: Gambhir, Sehwag shine as Delhi down Harayna by 3 wickets November 12, 2014

    Dharamsala: Out-of-favour Indian batsmen Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag struck big half-centuries to drive Delhi home by three wickets against Haryana in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament, here on Wednesday. Chasing 248 for a win, Delhi lost wickets at regular intervals but Gambhir (93) and Sehwag (80) stitched a 144-run second-wicket...
  • Is it end of road for Sehwag, Gambhir and Zaheer? November 11, 2014

    Continuing to overlook senior statesmen Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan for the Test tour of Australia, the Indian selectors seemed to have sent the final hint to the three men in the twilight of their cricket career. Sehwag, who last played a Test in March 2013, has been out...
  • Vijay Hazare: Sehwag-Gautam flop show continues as Himachal Pradesh beat Delhi November 10, 2014

    Dharamsala: Heavyweights Delhi are in serious trouble of getting eliminated at the group league stage after Himachal Pradesh beat Gautam Gambhir-led team by 13 runs in a north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare One day championship on Monday. Delhi now have lost two out of their three zonal matches having...
  • Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir flop show continue but Delhi beat Punjab November 8, 2014

    Nadaun: Virender Sehwag's wretched time in domestic cricket continued as the veteran opener failed to open his account but Delhi did manage to comfortably beat Punjab by four wickets to notch up their maiden win in north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare One Day meet on Saturday. In a match...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sehwag, Gambhir fail; Parvez Rasool stars in J&K win November 7, 2014

    Bilaspur: Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir failed yet again as Jammu and Kashmir powered by their skipper Parvez Rasool shocked Delhi by two wickets in the opening match of the North Zone leg of the National One-Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. On a slow Bilaspur track, Delhi managed...
  • Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag won't feature in 2015 World Cup: Ganguly October 18, 2014

    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...