Virender Sehwag made his debut for India in 1999 and became a regular member of the side in 2001. He last played for India in 2013.
He was a part of India’s World T20 2007 and ICC ODI World Cup 2011 winning teams. He was one of the main reasons for Team India climbing up to the No.1 position in ICC Test rankings in 2009.
Here are the Top 10 best quotes from the cricketing world on one of the most fearless batsmen the game has ever seen :
10.) “I say it again! I never saw Sir Viv bat but I’ve seen Sehwag bat.” : Yuvraj Singh
9.) “No matter how good and experienced you are, he can kill your attitude.” : Brett Lee
8.) “I think the joy…When you think of Viru, you think of just the joy he brought to the players that played with him and millions of fans.” : Rahul Dravid
7.) “I would always have Virender Sehwag in my team. I want to watch him bat but not bowl to him.” : Shane Warne
6.) “Sehwag is a miracle, Sehwag is an institution”: Navjot Singh Sidhu
5.) “The mindset of Sehwag would not Match anyone”: M.S Dhoni
4.) “When Viv Richards retired, I thought it was an end of entertainment. But then came Sehwag, the King of entertainment!” : Rameez Raja
3.) “Have to say Sehwag is the best player in the world to watch. Fearless!.” : Michael Vaughan
2.) “Batsman like Sehwag is never out of form.” : Michael Hussey
1.) ”I’d swap everything I’ve done in my miserable little life to bat like Virender Sehwag”: Piers Morgan