Virender Sehwag Biography

Virender Sehwag: Early Life, Family Background

  • Real Name: Virender Sehwag
  • Nickname: Viru, Nawab of Najafgarh, Sultan of Multan
  • Profession: International Cricketer (Plays for India)
  • Height: in cm 170 cm
  • Height: in meters 1.70 m
  • Weight: in Kg 63 Kgs
  • Weight: in Pounds 138 lbs
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Date of Birth: 20 October 1978
  • Birth Place: Haryana, India
  • Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Libra
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Hometown: His family hails from Haryana but he is settled in New Delhi
  • School: Arora Vidya School, Delhi
  • College: Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi
  • Educational Qualification: Graduate
  • Father Name: Krishan Sehwag (grain merchant)
  • Mother Name: Krishna Sehwag (housewife)
  • Sister Name: Manju & Anju (elder) (Anju is a politician from Congress party)
  • Brother Name: Vinod (younger)
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Wife/Spouse: Aarti Ahlawat
  • Sons: Aryavir & Vedant
  • Favourite Player: Sachin Tendulkar
  • Favorite Food: Kheer

Virender Sehwag Stats

Virender Sehwag Batting Career Summary

Virender Sehwag Bowling Career Summary

Virender Sehwag Awards and Recognition

  • He is the only Indian player and 3rd in the world to score 2 triple centuries in Test matches.
  • In World Cup 2011, he smashed 4 of first ball in 5 matches. (Only cricketer to do so in World Cup).
  • He holds the record to make the fastest triple century in Test cricket.
  • He made more centuries than half centuries in Test cricket.
  • Completed his triple century in Multan, 2004 by hitting six, he was too brave to do that.
  • The opening pair of Sehwag and his friend cum teammate Gautam Gambhir is counted amongst the most successful batting pair as they had scored their runs at more than 4.5 runs per over.


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