Rudi Webster talks about the similarities between Vivian Richards and Virender Sehwag.
The best name for Sehwag is the Great Deflator. No modern batsman could take the wind out of an opening attack — deflate it, in other words — as adeptly as Sehwag.
Virender Sehwag leaves behind a legacy of guileless joy, pure entertainment and sheer brilliance.
Virender Sehwag’s shots destroyed the field, decimated bowlers and dented boundary boards.
Virender Sehwag had the ability to make big scores even before he was picked to the Test squad, says VVS Laxman.
Virender Sehwag was never one to take the beaten path or get influenced by what others did. It was almost an obsession.
Virender Sehwag defied the notion that a batsman who plays with such abandon cannot be consistent and therein lies his genius.
Virender Sehwag is not the Nawab here but the quiet kid who went on to rule a kingdom and inspire many to take up the sport.
Vrender Sehwag broke long-accorded customs with the same disdain with which he smashed in a career that spanned close to a decade-and-a-half.
Virender Sehwag, in a chat with Sandeep Dwivedi before the World Cup earlier this year, spoke about various aspects of his batting.
Veteran sports journalist S Santhanam, recounts how – while reporting for The Indian Express – he first spotted the spark in a young Virender Sehwag in the early 90s.
Virender Sehwag thanks Sourav Ganguly for backing him throughout his career.
Sachin Tendulkar paid tribute to Virender Sehwag by sharing a post on his official Facebook page.
For Gautam Gambhir, his off-field partnership with Virender Sehwag was the reason for their on-field success.
Since Virender Sehwag retirement news broke out, celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher and others took to Twitter to bid adieu to Sehwag.