Virender Sehwag facts: How this fearless cricketer became 'Multan Ka Sultan'

July 9, By TVN Bureau

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Birth of a star

Virender Sehwag was born into a jat family and raised by a grain merchant father.

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Passion for cricket

Cricket has been a passion for Viru since he was 7 months old.

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‘Multan Ka Sultan’

Virender Sehwag became India’s first-ever triple-centurion in Test cricket at Multan during India’s historic tour of Pakistan in April 2004.

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Not allowed to play cricket!

When Virender Sehwag was only 12 years old, his father forbade him from playing cricket.

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A clone of Sachin

When he first entered the international cricket scene, he had the same build as Sachin Tendulkar and played some of the same shots.

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Witty Viru

Sehwag is one of the most entertaining and wittiest cricketers ever.

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Match suspension

Virender Sehwag was given a one-match suspension for dissenting and attempting to intimidate the umpire.

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The assassin singer

Virender Sehwag began his innings by singing songs. He used to sing and get the beat and lyrics of the songs right whenever he was in the midst.

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Man of the Match

He has won the Man of the Match title 31 times.

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Fastest ODI hundred

Virender Sehwag once held the record for fastest ODI hundred for India as he scored a century in just 62 balls.

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