Virender Sehwag again has come in the centre of discussion after playing some impressive innings in South Africa in twenty20 tournament. So, most of the Indian fans want to know more about him. That is why, I have made a bio-data of him.
Name: Virender Sehwag
Father’s Name: Krishan Sehwag
Mother’s Name: Krishna Sehwag
Date of Birth: October 20, 1978
Also known as: Veeru
Birth Sign: Libra
Birth Place: Delhi, but he spent his childhood in bungalow with his cousins.
Current age: 28 years 344 days
Family members: His family consists with 6 members. Sehwag is the third son of his parents. He has two elder sisters and one younger brother.
Virender Sehwag (own)
Hobby: Watching movies and cricket match of his favorite players.
Favorite players: Sachin Tendulkar
What he wanted to be: He wanted to be a cricketer from his childhood. When his father game him a toy bat then he saw a dream to play in Indian national team.
Profession: cricketer (Indian national team)
Major Teams: India, ACC Asian XI, Delhi, ICC World XI, Leicestershire, Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak
ODI debut: Mohali, against Pakistan in April 1999.
Test debut: Bloemfontein, against South Africa in 2001
Records: *Virender Sehwag scored the second fastest century in ODI Cricket by an Indian - 100 runs off 69 balls against New Zealand in 2001
*Virender Sehwag has scored the second fastest 50 by an Indian - a record, he shares with Rahul Dravid, Kapil Dev and Yuvraj Singh - when he took 22 balls against Kenya in 2001
*Sehwag has three double centuries - all against Pakistan. Greg Chappell is the only other player to have scored multiple double centuries against Pakistan (2)
Personal life: Sehwag married Arti Alhawat in April, 2004 under heavy security in a media publicized wedding which was hosted by Arun Jaitley, the union law minister of India at his residence. Sehwag is a lifelong vegetarian.