Virender Sehwag ICC Hall of Fame: Virender Sehwag has many memorable innings. The Multan innings of 309 runs against Pakistan is unforgettable. The International Cricket Council (ICC) honoured Virender Sehwag.
Virender Sehwag is one of the world’s most aggressive opening batsmen. We learned to play Test cricket fearlessly from him. Virender Sehwag has many memorable innings. The Multan innings of 309 runs against Pakistan is unforgettable. After this memorable inning, Sehwag became ‘Sultan of Multan’.
Both of these players received this honour.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) honoured Virender Sehwag. The ICC ‘Hall of Fame’ includes Sehwag. In addition to Sehwag, the ‘Hall of Fame’ includes Diana Edulji and Aravinda de Silva. There are now 112 players in the ‘Hall of Fame’.
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Three stars of the game have been added to the ICC Hall of Fame 🏅
— ICC (@ICC) November 13, 2023
Before Virender Sehwag and Diana Edulji, seven Indian players won this award. Vinoo Mankad made this list in 2021. In July 2019, Sachin Tendulkar received this honour. Anil Kumble gained this honour in 2015 and Rahul Dravid in 2018. Bishan Singh Bedi and Sunil Gavaskar joined the inaugural ‘ICC Cricket Hall of Fame’ in 2009. This honour went to Kapil Dev in 2010.
Indians included in ‘Hall of Fame’:
1. Bishan Singh Bedi- 2009
2. Sunil Gavaskar- 2009
3. Kapil Dev- 2010
4. Anil Kumble- 2015
5. Rahul Dravid- 2018
6. Sachin Tendulkar- 2019
7. Vinoo Mankad- 2021
8. Diana Edulji- 2023
9. Virender Sehwag- 2023
Sehwag said this after being honoured.
45-year-old Sehwag thanked the ICC and jury. My favourite thing in life was hitting the cricket ball, and I’m grateful for it. I also appreciate the prayers of my family, friends, teammates, and fans.
International record for Sehwag
Virender Sehwag scored 8586 runs in 104 test matches, including 23 centuries. Veeru’s best score was 319 against South Africa. Only he has scored two triple centuries for India. In One Day Internationals, Virender Sehwag scored 8283 runs with 15 centuries and 38 half-centuries. One-Day International record: 219 runs for Sehwag. Additionally, Sehwag has 394 runs in 19 T20 Internationals.
Diana Edulji’s international record
20 Tests – 404 runs, 63 wickets at an average of 25.77
34 ODIs – 211 runs, 46 wickets at an average of 16.84
Aravind de Silva
93 Tests – 6,361 runs at an average of 42.97, 29 wickets
308 ODIs – 9,284 runs at an average of 34.90, 106 wickets