Sehwag represented India in 104 Tests in which he scored 8,586 runs
“Virender Sehwag had an outstanding career, during which he provided tremendous entertainment to all cricket fans around the globe. He scored heavily against all opposition, under different conditions, and across all formats, always in an attacking and exciting fashion,” ICC’s Chief Executive David Richardson said.
Apart from winning the ICC Champions Trophy 2004, ICC World Twenty20 2007, and ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 with India, Sehwag also won the ICC Test Player of the Year award in 2010. He was selected in the ICC Test Team of the Year in 2005, 2008 and 2010, while he was chosen in the ICC ODI Team of the Year in 2004, 2009 and 2011.
Sehwag represented India in 104 Tests in which he scored 8,586 runs. He is one of only four batsmen after Don Bradman, Chris Gayle and Brian Lara to score two triple-centuries in a career. In 245 One-Day Internationals, Sehwag scored 8,273 runs at an average of 35 with 15 centuries, while he held a strike-rate of over 145 in 18 T20Is in which he scored 394 runs.
Sehwag led India in four Tests, 12 ODIs and one T20I.