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Happy Birthday Virender Sehwag: ‘Nawab of Najafgarh’ turns 37 today

Virender Sehwag, the entertaining opener, turns 37 on Tuesday. Here's a look at some of his rare pictures, from the Express Archives.

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Virender Sehwag, the entertaining opener, turns 37 on Tuesday. The belligerent right-hander, who has represented India in 104 Tests, last played for the country in the longer format in 2013.

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Out of favour, the 'Nawab of Najafgarh' is playing domestic cricket since then - first for his state Delhi now for Haryana.

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Virender Sehwag moved from Delhi to Harayana this year, and has already played two Ranji Trophy games for his new state.

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When he is not playing cricket, his school - Sehwag International - keeps him busy.

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India's only Test triple-centurion averages approx 50 in the longer format but is nowhere close to a Test return, as of now.

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In his absence, Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan have cemented their spots, and there's young KL Rahul who has impressed in his outings so far.

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While there were plenty of reports about his retirement on Monday, the 37-year-old has rubbished them as of now and it remains to be seen when he calls time on his international career.

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