New Delhi: Former veteran Indian cricketer Virendra Sehwag who is popular with the name of ‘Nawab of Najafgarh’, turned 38-year-old today.
Sehwag in his career of 12 years as outstanding journey in the field of cricket, he was a true entertainer and showed his funny side on and off the field as well and continues to be the same even after his retirement.
The cricketer was a nightmarish for the bowlers out there and it was he who was the opener in Test cricket.
Here are some highlights of his career:
In his journey of 12 years he managed to play 104 Tests, scoring 8586 runs at an average of 49.34, which included 23 centuries and 32 half-centuries.
The star player of Najafgarh hold a record of in ODIs, scoring 8273 runs from 251 matches at an average of 35.05, with 15 hundreds and 38 fifties. When it comes to bating he was straightforward and followed the concept of ‘see ball and hit’
Sehwag proved himself by becoming the first Indian batsman to score a Test triple ton in Multan against Pakistan which give his name of ‘Sultan of Multan’, after being underestimated as he never was successful at the Test level hence, he managed to show his worth.
He slammed another Triple Test ODI in Chennai Test against South Africa, four years later in 2008. He too has a double hundred in Indore against West Indies.
Although the entertainment has stopped on the field as he is retired still he remains an entertainer off the field
Sehwag, pride of India and admired by all the people out there also has been a huge hit on twitter for his amusing tweets and trolls.
We wish him a very happy birthday and a bright as well as beautiful life ahead.
(By:- Prishita Rathi)