VIRENDER SEHWAG

  • As it happened: KXIP vs DD, IPL 8, Match 10 6 days ago

    After losing their opening encounter to Chennai Super Kings by a mere run, the Jean-Paul Duminy-led side was undone by Rajasthan Royals by 3 wickets in their backyard at the Feroz Shah Kotla and their winless run was stretched to 11 games for over two seasons in the cash-rich league. It's...
  • IPL 8: Lucky to play alongside a legend like Sehwag, says Glenn Maxwell April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: There aren't too many better exponents of explosive batting in shortest version than Glenn Maxwell but on his own admission, the Australian all-rounder feels that he is lucky to be playing alongside Kings XI Punjab team-mate Virender Sehwag in the Indian Premier League. Maxwell, who starred in his first...
  • IPL 8: Harbhajan's 64 off 24 in vain as Kings XI Punjab beat Mumbai Indians by 18 runs April 12, 2015

    Harbhajan Singh played a blinder of an innings to single-handedly take Mumbai Indians to striking distance of a dramatic victory with a stunning 24-ball 64 before his side lost their IPL match against Kings XI Punjab by 18 runs in an exciting contest on Sunday. The out of favour India player,...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 8, Match 7 April 12, 2015

    for LIVE blog, scroll down to bottom of the page. Former champions Mumbai Indians take on last year's runners-up Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium in an IPL match in a game that promises plenty of action while offering a chance for both teams to get into winning ways after...
  • IPL 8: All-round Faulkner helps Rajasthan to a 26-run win over Punjab April 10, 2015

    Pune: Australian all-rounder James Faulkner conjured up a crucial 46-run knock and then took three wickets as Rajasthan Royals pipped Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs on Friday. Rajasthan managed to get on board a respectable 162 for seven, thanks to Faulkner's fearless batting, after being invited to bat on a...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 8, Match 3 April 10, 2015

    For Live updates, scroll down to bottom of the page Kings XI Punjab would look to adapt quickly to their new 'home ground' when they lock horns with former champions Rajasthan Royals in their campaign opener. The Royals, who have three 2015 World Cup winners in Shane Watson, Steven Smith and...
  • IPL 8: Virender Sehwag hails 'Nehra Ji' for his heroics against Delhi Daredevils April 10, 2015

    Kings XI Punjab and former Indian opener Virender Sehwag was impressed with Chennai Super Kings pacer Ashish Nehra's match winning spell against Delhi Daredevils on Thursday in the second match of the IPL 8 season. Nehra played a vital role in CSK's nervy 1-wicket win against Delhi at the...
  • IPL8 is the last comeback chance for India's famous five April 7, 2015

    With the eighth season of Indian Premier League all season set to start, some of the prominent former India stars will be hoping to make a comeback into the Indian team with a show worth noticing in the IPL. The likes of Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh...
  • IPL 8: Five things you haven't seen before in IPL April 6, 2015

    The green and gold confetti in the middle of Melbourne Cricket Ground is a sight still fresh in minds as the stage for Indian Premier League's eighth opening ceremony goes through the final round of beautification at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Barely two days after Australia reminded their habit...
  • Sanjay Bangar backs 'motivated' Virender Sehwag for India comeback April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab head coach Sanjay Bangar, who is also a key member of the Indian team's support staff, believes out-of-favour opener Virender Sehwag is capable of making a national comeback despite being on the wrong side of 30s. Bangar's assessment of Sehwag, who is 36, comes after he...
  • IPL Team Profile: Power-packed Kings XI Punjab look good for maiden trophy April 4, 2015

    Galvanised by their best Indian Premier League showing in the league's last season, going just one step further can see the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) standing on the podium with the IPL8 trophy. Such is the make-up of the squad that thinking on those lines won't be unrealistic for captain...
  • Sehwag powers Delhi to easy win over J&K in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: A vintage Virender Sehwag revived old memories with a dazzling 85 to power Delhi to a 26-run win over Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in a North Zone leg match of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Twenty20 cricket tournament, here today. Coming to bat at number three position, Sehwag sent the...
  • Virender Sehwag's comeback difficult, age catching up: family admits March 18, 2015

    Virender Sehwag is a name that used to give nightmares to even the best of bowlers. With two triple centuries in Tests, a double in ODIs and titles like 'Sultan of Multan' and 'Nawab of Najafgarh' to his name, the former India opener was the apple of every Indian eye....
  • MS Dhoni's 2015 squad is India's highest Impact World Cup side ever March 12, 2015

    The 2015 Indian team to play in the World Cup is the highest impact team to ever represent India in any of its eleven editions. This is a staggering fact through Impact Index, given the illustrious names missing in this year's edition, compared to the one that played in 2011. Despite Sachin...
  • Players are now used to IPL schedule: Virender Sehwag March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Out-of-favour India opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that the start of the cash-rich Indian Premier League less than 10 days after the conclusion of the ongoing cricket World Cup was not a problem as the players were used to such kind of tight schedule. Asked if the players would...
  • Ranji Trophy: Rajat Bhatia, a troubleshooter Delhi always have February 26, 2015

    Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Unmukt Chand - these are the names one would associate with Delhi cricket. Not as much for the numbers as for the familiarity factor. But beyond the big names, it is usually a Rajat Bhatia or Mithun Manhas that...
  • Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Quarter-final: Herwadkar strikes maiden ton to take Mumbai to 376/7 February 18, 2015

    Cuttack: Opener Akhil Herwadkar struck his maiden first-class century to take Mumbai to 376 for seven against Delhi in their second innings at stumps on the third day of their quarter-final match on Wednesday. Herwadkar made 161 off 272 balls with the help of 25 boundaries and three sixes, while Shreyas...
  • Sehwag and Gambhir talk of the town in Tangi February 18, 2015

    Think Hubli, Mysore and Shimoga in Karnataka, Wayanad in Kerala or Lahli in Haryana, cricket matches in small centres across India have done a great job in bringing fans close to international stars. The 2014-15 Ranji Trophy quarter-final clash between Delhi and Mumbai at DRIEMS College Ground in Tangi, on the...
  • Former opener Aakash Chopra retires from first-class cricket February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Former India opener Aakash Chopra on Friday formally announced his retirement from all forms of competitive cricket after a career spanning over 15 years in which he also played 10 Test matches for the country during the 2003-04 season. In his 10-Test career, Chopra scored 437 runs at a...
  • Leaving out Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh a blunder: Qadir February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Pakistan's former legspinner Abdul Qadir has said the Indian selectors have "committed a blunder" by ignoring experienced cricketers Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh for the upcoming ODI World Cup. According to Qadir, 59, the presence of Sehwag and Yuvraj would have given the team liberty to play with four...
  • Virender Sehwag vows to continue his comeback fight for two years February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Sidelined India batsman Virender Sehwag has ruled out the possibility of retiring from cricket and has expressed his insistence on playing for "at least the next two years." Sehwag was dropped from the World Cup 30-member preliminary squad following a prolonged form slump. The right-handed batsman said he was...
  • India will reach World Cup semifinals, says Virender Sehwag February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India batsman Virender Sehwag on Monday exuded confidence about India making it to the semifinals of the upcoming World Cup, saying that recent results would have little impact on the team's performance during the quadrennial extravaganza. "I am sure India will make it to the semifinals and after...
  • From Vijay Hazare to KL Rahul: India's triple centurions February 1, 2015

    Scoring a triple century is one of the toughest endeavours for a batsman. Don Bradman, Brian Lara, Virender Sehwag and Chris Gayle are the only ones to have achieved the feat twice in Test cricket. Lara's 501 not out in Warwickshire's game against Durham in 1994 is also the highest...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 4 February 1, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 3 Round up: Hosts Vidarbha bowled with clinical precision to outclass table toppers Delhi by an innings and 93 runs. Having won the match in less than two and half days, Vidarbha with seven points including a bonus from this...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group B wrap: Vidarbha inflict humiliating innings defeat on Delhi January 31, 2015

    Nagpur: Hosts Vidarbha bowled with clinical precision to outclass table toppers Delhi by an innings and 93 runs in a group league encounter of Ranji Trophy on Saturday. Having won the match in less than two and half days, Vidarbha with seven points including a bonus from this match climbed upto...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 8, Day 3 January 31, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: Seen as a future India Test regular, Young Lokesh Rahul on Friday cracked a memorable triple century - the first from Karnataka to achieve the feat in Ranji Trophy as well as first-class cricket - guiding his...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 1 January 29, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament. Bengal will stick to their ploy of three-spin attack...