Delhi Cricketers: Virender Sehwag, Bishan Singh Bedi, Gautam Gambhir, Ishant Sharma, Chetan Chauhan, Virat Kohli, Aakash Chopra, Ajay Jadeja
General Books, 2010 - 134 pages
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Bishan Singh Bedi, Ishant Sharma, Virat Kohli, Chetan Chauhan, Aakash Chopra, Ajay Jadeja, Ashish Nehra, Ajay Sharma, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Anthony de Mello, Pradeep Sangwan, Madan Lal, Manoj Prabhakar, Surinder Khanna, Gerald Aste, Maninder Singh, Thomas Dixon, Surinder Amarnath, Sarandeep Singh, Arun Lal, Bhaskar Pillai, Rahul Sharma, Shujauddin Siddiqi, Angad Bedi, Nikhil Chopra, Ponnuswami Sitaram, Rajesh Peter, Atul Wassan, Ramesh Saxena, Rajinder Pal, Shikhar Dhawan, Tilak Raj, Suresh Luthra, Chetanya Nanda, Mithun Manhas, Lakshminarain, Laxminarain, Manzoor, Mazhar Hussain, Shiv Narain. Excerpt: Virender Sehwag ) (Hindi: ) (born 20 October 1978), affectionately known as Viru, the Nawab of Najafgarh, or the Zen master of modern cricket, is one of the leading batsmen in the Indian cricket team. Sehwag is an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and a part-time right-arm off-spin bowler. He played his first One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian Test cricket team in 2001. In April 2009, Sehwag became the only Indian to be honoured as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his performance in 2008, subsequently becoming the first player of any nationality to retain the award for 2009. Sehwag holds multiple records including the highest score made by an Indian in Test cricket (319), which was also the fastest triple century in the history of international cricket (reached 300 off only 278 balls) as well as the fastest 250 by any batsman (in 207 balls against Sri Lanka on 3 December 2009 at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai). Sehwag also holds the distinction of being one of four batsmen in the world to have ever surpassed 300 twice in Test cricket, and the only one to score two triple centuries and take a five-wicket innings haul. In March 2009, Sehwag smash...