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Shikhar Dhawan emulates Don Bradman, Virender Sehwag

Shikhar Dhawan’s scintillating 190 on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Galle on Wednesday put him at par with batting greats like Sir Don Bradman and Virender Sehwag. Shikhar Dhawan scored 126 runs between lunch and tea session as the Indian opener became only the third batsman after Don Bradman and Virender Sehwag in the history of Test cricket to score 100-plus runs in a

Virender Sehwag Opts For Silence After India Head Coach Snub

After a lot of twists and turns in announcing the Indian men’s cricket team head coach, Ravi Shastri was finally the chosen one for the cricket board’s Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC). Virender Sehwag, who was at one time perceived as the front-runner for the post, was left empty-handed. On Tuesday, during a promotional event in Mumbai, Sehwag evaded questions on the controversial selection of the head coach after being pipped by Shastri for

Virat Kohli swings it Ravi Shastri's way after high drama in bid for India coach

Team India finally has a new coach. After weeks of high drama and anxiety around the Anil Kumble-Virat Kohli rift, several players in the side will breathe a sigh of relief after the Cricket Advisory Committee named Ravi Shastri as Kumble’s successor. Shastri’s appointment does not come as a major surprise. But it does complete a full cycle for the former captain, who was bitterly disappointed after being overlooked in

Pakistan is Like Old Wine, You Drink it and Hangover Remains for Two Days, Says Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag displayed his array of strokes (read witty comments) in an exclusive chat on Monday. He is still not a Navjot Singh Sidhu, but Sehwag, known for his blazing starts, has made a colourful start as a TV commentator and analyst on radio. “Pakistan is like old wine, you drink it and hangover remains for two days,” Sehwag said, reacting to India’s World T20 victory against Pakistan in Kolkata

I realised there could be only one Sachin Tendulkar, says Virender Sehwag

One of India’s most successful ever cricketer Virender Sehwag hung up his boots from international cricket and the Indian Premier League in 2015. The dashing cricketer, who batted alongside idol Sachin Tendulkar in the ALL-Stars Cricket League in November 2015, stated that there is only one Sachin Tendulkar in the game. In an exclusive interview, Sehwag said that when he joined the Indian team, he wanted to bat like Tendulkar.

DDCA probe panel chief Gopal Subramanium seeks officers from NSA Doval

DDCA probe panel chief Gopal Subramanium has written to National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, asking him for a team of officers. In his letter to NSA Ajit Doval, Subramanium has asked for CBI officers, IB officers and police personnel to form a Special Investigation Team to inquire into allegations of financial irregularities in DDCA. In his letter to Doval, Subramanium wrote, “I, therefore, request you to knidly shortlist and send,

Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir come out in firm support of Arun Jaitley

He has no love lost for the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) but former India batsman Virender Sehwag today threw his weight behind its under-fire ex-President Arun Jaitley for “being available for players in case of any difficulty”. Finance Minister Jaitley, who was headed DDCA for 13 years till 2013, has been accused of corruption by the Delhi Government. The Delhi government has demanded that Jaitley must resign or be

When Virender Sehwag forgot to mention MS Dhoni in farewell speech at Kotla

Former flamboyant Indian opener Virender Sehwag, who was felicitated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday, made a huge blunder as he forgot to thank India’s limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in his farewell speech. Retiring legend Viru thanked his former India captains Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble along with iconic Sachin Tendulkar for their guidance during his illustrious international career. Sehwag, however, did not

Lucky to have played in era of great cricketers, says Virender Sehwag post retirement

Virender Sehwag, who retired from international cricket on Tuesday after representing the country for 14-long years, said that he was privileged to have played in an era of greats like Sachin Tendulkar. 37-year-old Sehwag, who donned India colours from 1999 to 2013, said that he learnt a lot from the likes of Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Anil Kumble. “I am lucky that played for the country with great

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Virender​ Sehwag to be part of charity match in London

India ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will join compatriot Virender Sehwag and a host of other international cricketers for a charity match at the Kia Oval here on September 17. Dhoni and Sehwag will be sharing the dressing room with Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi and South African ace Herschelle Gibbs of the team named Help for Heroes XI captained by England Director of Cricket Andrew Strauss and managed by the great

Amit Mishra included as third spinner in Team India squad for Sri Lanka Tests

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra Wednesday staged a comeback into the national Test side after a gap of four years while veteran Harbhajan Singh retained his place in the 15-member squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. Barring 32-year-old Mishra’s inclusion, there were no major surprise in the team with the selectors retaining as many as 14 players, who had toured Bangladesh for the one-off Test early this month. Leg-spinner Sharma

Virender Sehwag hails 'Nehra Ji' for his heroics against Delhi Daredevils

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 MA Chidamabaram Stadium. Defending a modest total of 150, Nehra picked up three wickets in his first spell that helped CSK