Virender Sehwag

  • CLT20: Perera, Maxwell star as Kings XI Punjab win battle of debutants 20 hours 14 minutes ago

    Mohali: A cracking knock from Glenn Maxwell helped Kings XI Punjab overcome a poor start to their chase and win the battle of first-timers 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...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Kings XI Punjab opt to field against Hobart Hurricanes Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After their best-ever 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    Mohali: After their best-ever 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 power-packed batting line-up, Punjab took the IPL-7 by...
  • CLT20: Kings XI are focussed on getting the best out of players, says Bangar Yesterday

    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 line-up, 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 cash-rich Twenty20 league. Sanjay Bangar's incisive behind-the-scenes management helped Punjab pick some...
  • I am preparing at my academy for the CLT20, says Virender Sehwag August 25, 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 27, 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 wicket-taking 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 modern-day 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 24-run 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 ever-resilient 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 controversy-marred 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 ever-resilient Kolkata Knight Riders in the summit clash on Sunday. Kolkata have...
  • Punjab skipper George Bailey thrilled to reach IPL-7 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 25-ball 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 50-ball ton, Punjab stormed into their first IPL final with a 24-run 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 58-ball 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 58-ball 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...
  • Virender Sehwag blitz powers Kings XI Punjab into IPL-7 final May 31, 2014

    Suresh Raina's 87 off 25 balls went in vain as Kings XI Punjab, riding on Virender Sehwag's scintillating ton, cruised to a 24-run victory over Chennai Super Kings to enter the IPL-7 final. Punjab will face Kolkata Knight Riders in the final which is scheduled to be played on Sunday....
  • IPL 7: Cometh the hour, cometh Virender Sehwag May 30, 2014

    Virender Sehwag scored the second century in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) when he smashed a ton off just 50 balls against Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier 2 on Friday at Wankhede in Mumbai. Sehwag rolled back the years as he smashed 122 off just 58...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders not willing to take Virender Sehwag lightly May 27, 2014

    Kolkata: He may not have set the Indian Premier League (IPL) on fire with his batting, but Kings XI Punjab opener Virender Sehwag is not being taken likely by Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss who hopes the dashing batsman would get out early during their encounter Tuesday. Speaking to the...
  • IPL 7: Mitchell Johnson heaps praise on Virender Sehwag May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Kings XI Punjab juggernaut rolls on unabated in the ongoing IPL, pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson expresses his double delight at not having the 'misfortune' of bowling to in-form Glenn Maxwell and getting to know Virender Sehwag the person from close quarters. "When I joined Kings XI Punjab,...
  • IPL 7: Gambhir guides Kolkata to a 9-wicket win over Punjab May 11, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders made a strong statement in Cuttack on Sunday where, led by Gautam Gambhir's 63 not out, they beat the high-flying Kings XI Punjab comprehensively by 9 wickets after KKR bowlers limited the red-hot KXIP batting line-up to an average 149. Gambhir added 68 runs for the opening wicket...
  • KXIP look to finish on top of IPL-7 points table, says Joe Dawes May 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Kings XI Punjab bowling coach Joe Dawes on Saturday said his team is aiming to finish at the top of the points table so that it could get two shots to make the finals of the ongoing Indian Premier League. Finishing in the top two spots provide the first teams...
  • Maxwell is more destructive than me, Gayle: Sehwag May 8, 2014

    Arguably the most dangerous opening batsman ever to play for India, Virender Sehwag has no qualms in stating that his Kings XI Punjab teammate Glenn Maxwell, who has been tormenting bowlers in the ongoing IPL-7, is more destructive than him and even Chris Gayle. Maxwell has proved to be the most...
  • Watch: Gavaskar's incredibly funny mimicry of Javed Miandad on the show Comedy Nights with Kapil April 29, 2014

    Last week we saw the funny side of Sunil Gavaskar when the cricketer made an appearance on the popular comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil along with cricketer Virender Sehwag. Gavaskar shared quite a few anecdotes from his cricketing days that sent the audience into peals of laughter. He accurately...
  • IPL 7: KXIP's Sandeep Sharma credits Virender Sehwag for success April 29, 2014

    On cloud nine after his success against top batsmen such as Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli, Kings XI Punjab young medium pacer Sandeep Sharma has credited Virender Sehwag for helping him become a better cricketer and described him as a "gem of a person". "Viru pa is an amazing person! In...