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July 24, 2018
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Virender Sehwag (cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

By Koustav Shaw

Virender Sehwag

(Indian Cricketer)

Virender Sehwag
Nickname: Sultan of Multan, Nawab of Najafgarh, Viru
Profession: Indian Cricketer (Batsman)
Autobiography: Not yet
Biopic: Not yet
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 170 cm
Weight (approx.): 63 Kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoos: Not Known
Personal Life
Date of Birth: October 20, 1978
Age (as on 2017): 36 years
Birth Place: Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian
School: Arora Vidya School in Delhi
College: Jamia Milia Islamia in Delhi
Educational Qualifications: Graduate
Signature: NA

Father: Krishan Sehwag
Mother: Krishan Sehwag
Sister: Manju Sehwag and Anju Sehwag
Brother: Vinod Sehwag
Coach/Mentor: AN Sharma
Religion: Hindu
Address: 14/5, Lakshmi Garden, Najafgarh, New Delhi, India

Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: November 3, 2001 against South Africa
ODI: April 1, 1999 against Pakistan
T20I: December 1, 2006 against South Africa
Jersey Number: #4 (India), #5 (IPL)
Domestic/State Team: Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab
Nature on field: Witty
Likes to play against: Pakistan
Favourite Shot/Ball: Upper Cut


  • Virender Sehwag is the only Indian batsman to have scored 319 runs in a test match. he scored 319 runs against South Africa in 2008
  • Virender Sehwag is also the fastest batsman to have scored a triple century off just 278 balls
  • Virender Sehwag is also the first Indian batsman to have scored a triple century in test cricket
  • Virender Sehwag is also the fastest Indian batsman to have scored a century in just 60 balls in 2009


  • Virender Sehwag and Mahendra Singh Dhoni are often rumoured to have a cold war between them
  • Virender Sehwag was also very upset with Randiv’s no ball that sparked the controversy that Randiv deliberately bowled the no ball to not let Virender Sehwag score the winning run which would have also added a century to his name as he was batting on 99 in 2010 against Sri Lanka

Hobbies: Talking, listening to Mohammad Rafi, Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar songs
Favourite Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Bowler: Not Known
Favourite Cricket Ground: NA
Favourite sports personalities: NA
Favourite Food: Kheer
Favourite Actors/Actresses: NA
Favourite TV Show: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Car: NA
Favourite Book: NA
Favourite Destinations: NA
Smoking/Alcohol: NA

Style Quotient
Cars Collection: Bentley Continental Flying Spur, BMW 5 Series

Boyfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: Not Known
Wife/Spouse: Aarti Ahlawat

Marriage Date: NA
Children: Aryavir Sehwag and Vedant Sehwag

Net Worth: INR 250 crores
Retainer Fee: INR 25 lakh
Test Fee: INR 7 lakh
ODI Fee: INR 4 lakh
T20 Fee: INR 2 lakh
IPL 11: INR 3.2 crores

Lesser Known Facts

  • Virender Sehwag used to have a Bajaj Chetak Scooter with which he would go to the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium for practice on his training days in Delhi
  • Virender Sehwag was banned for one test match in his debuting series because he appealed too many times in his debut test match
  • Virender Sehwag is the only Indian player to have scored two triple centuries in test cricket and also the third in the entire world after Don Bradman and Brian Lara
  • Virender Sehwag has scored more centuries  than half centuries in his test career
  • When Virender Sehwag scored his first triple century with a six, he became the first ever batsman to hit a six to score 300 runs
  • Virender Sehwag is also the only batsman to have scored a 4 in the first ball he faced in the match for five consecutive matches in a world cup
  • Virender Sehwag prefers to hit the boundary on the first ball so that it would break the bowler’s confidence and to repeat the same till the confidence is not broken
  • Virender Sehwag runs a boarding school and also a sports academy under the name of “Sehwag Internation School” in Gurgaon
  • Virender Sehwag had undergone hair transplant process to cover up his baldy head

Koustav Shaw

It's all about those 90 minutes you get on the ground that determines who you are off the ground. There's a reason why football is the most beautiful sport on earth and I intend to strengthen that.