Full Name:Virender Sehwag
Nick Name: Viru, Nawab Of Najafgarh, Sultan Of Multan
Date of Birth (Birthday): October 20, 1978
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Birth Place: Delhi, India
Marital Status: Married
Father's Name: Mr.Krishan
Mother's Name: Krishna Sehwag
Brother : Taufiq Qureshi and Fazal Qureshi
Wife : Aarti
Son : Aryavir
National Team : India
Sports Played : Cricket
In November 2001, Sehwag was involved in controversy in the Second Test match between India and South Africa at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth, when he was given a one Test ban for "excessive appealing" by ICC Match referee Mike Denness.
Virender Sehwag can be termed as the backbone of Indian batting line up in all formats of the game. Since his debut, he has been an excellent ambassador for Indian cricket. His exceptional hand eye coordination and ability to hit really big shots takes him to a special class of his own. Sehwag brought a revolution in Indian cricket with his brave and fierce hitting skills and a determination to take on every bowling attack. On his day he can tear the opposition bowling attack into large chunks. For his exceelnt contribution to Indian cricket, he has been faciltated with state honors like Bharat Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.
Virender Sehwag is the Delhi Daredevils' most expensive player with a contract worth $833,750. He lead the team in first two editions of the IPL and got the team to semis on on e ocassion. He quit captaincy in the third edition to concentrate on his batting. His IPL record icludes 25 matches scoring 604 runs, with a highest score of unbeaten 94, and also claimnig 3 wickets with his off-spin bowling.