Top 5 Most Savage Virender Sehwag Replies Of All Time

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Amit Mishra Virender Sehwag Suryakumar Yadav
Amit Mishra Virender Sehwag Suryakumar Yadav

The former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag is often regarded as one of the most explosive batsmen who entered the international cricket scene. He was an aggressive right-handed batter and a part-time spinner. Other than this he also had a run as a skipper with the team. He was an Occasional captain of India, former Vice-Captain of India, former captain of Delhi Daredevils ( now Delhi Capitals) in Indian Premier League ( IPL), and former captain of the Delhi Ranji Team.

Virender Sehwag made his debut for India in 1999 in One Day Internationals. In his ODI career, Sehwag scored 8273 runs at an average of 35.05. Meanwhile, he got his Test cap in 2001 against South Africa. His Test career was also amazing as he scored huge 8586 runs for India at an amazing average of 49.34. Meanwhile, In the T20 Internationals Sehwag managed to smash 394 for the team. The 42-year-old is widely recognized as an open-minded cricketer and he expresses everything openly. Other than this several times Sehwag impressed fans with his sense of humor on the field and off the field.

Let’s have a look at the Top 5 most savage replies by Virender Sehwag.

#5. Virender Sehwag’s reply on retirement age in cricket

Virender Sehwag is one of those unlucky cricketers who didn’t receive a proper farewell match from the cricket. Sehwag last played Tests and One Day Internationals for India in 2013. His last Test was against Australia in March 2013. Meanwhile, his last ODI appearance came in the match against Pakistan in January 2013. Notably, his last T20I was in 2012 against South Africa. After that, he was dropped by the Indian team, which eventually led him to announce his return on 20 October 2015.

In one of his interviews a journalist asked him about his retirement plans to which he replied:

“Cricket is not like a government job where retirement age is fixed at 60. A cricketer can retire at 30 or 60; it’s up to the player. Jayasuriya played till 42″

#4. Virender Sehwag’s reply on what’s the difference between him and Sachin Tendulkar

Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar shared a great partnership together on the field and off the field. They are regarded as one of the most successful opening partners in the history of Indian cricket. Sachin and Sehwag together contributed 3919 runs with the highest one being 182, their average while opening together was 42.13 and they had 12-century partnerships. Meanwhile, Virender Sehwag once pinpointed the huge difference between him and Sachin.

Reporter: “What is the difference between you and Sachin?”

Sehwag: “Our bank balance.”

#3. Virender Sehwag’s reply to Michael Clarke

The India-Australia rivalry is one of the biggest rivalries in the history of the game. During India vs Australia games, fans witness a high voltage thrilling encounter between bat and ball. Things do not stop here as several times players have been seen involved in verbal banter and heated exchange. It’s a fact that Sledging is part of the gentleman’s game when Australia is facing India. Meanwhile, in the 2004 Australia vs India series former Australian cricketer Michael Clarke was trying to sledge Legendary Indian batter, Sachin Tendulkar. During that time Virender Sehwag went towards Clarke and asked him his nickname just to troll him brutally.

“Your teammates call you Pup, right?”, Sehwag asked to which Clarke replied, “Ya mate”. Sehwag commented, “Which breed?”

#2. Virender Sehwag’s reply to Rahul Dravid

In the India tour of Australia 3rd Test at Melbourne which took place from December 26 – 30, 2003. Virender Sehwag had a dominating performance with the bat in the first innings. However, he missed his well-deserving double century by the small margin of 5 runs. He attempted to hit a huge six to Simon Katich but he failed and was caught by Bracken on 195.

After that Rahul Dravid told him: You were just five singles away from a double century, you could have made it.

Sehwag replied: I just missed the six by just three yards.

#1. Virender Sehwag’s reply when selectors dropped him

As we earlier discussed that Virender Sehwag was out of the scheme of things of Indian selectors in 2013. The main reason behind him not getting a place in playing XI was his continuous failure with bat. However, Sehwag was filled with positivity and he always used to back himself to perform well. Even after his exit from team India, he backed himself.

An interviewer said to Sehwag: ‘You may never play for India again.

Sehwag stayed positive and replied: ‘Well, whose loss is that?’

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