Virender Sehwag

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Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag pronunciation (born 20 October 1978) is a former Indian cricketer. Widely regarded as one of the most destructive batsmen of all time, Sehwag played as an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and also bowled part-time right-arm off-spin. He played his first One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian test side in 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Virender Sehwag has received more than 3,468,163 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 14th most popular cricketer.

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  • 19

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among cricketers, Virender Sehwag ranks 14 out of 35Before him are Garfield Sobers, Viv Richards, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Shane Warne, and Brian Lara. After him are Anil Kumble, Muttiah Muralitharan, Chris Gayle, Mithali Raj, Wasim Akram, and Yuvraj Singh.

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Among people born in 1978, Virender Sehwag ranks 622Before him are Regiane Alves, Kyoko Iwasaki, Benjani Mwaruwari, Chérif Touré Mamam, Maria Menounos, and Darío Figueroa. After him are Austin Aries, Henrieta Nagyová, Iván Gutiérrez, Lars Hirschfeld, Guzel Manyurova, and Elisabeth Willeboordse.

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In India

Among people born in India, Virender Sehwag ranks 711 out of 848Before him are Soha Ali Khan (1978), Tina Desai (1987), Sidharth Malhotra (1985), Sabeer Bhatia (1968), Geeta Phogat (1988), and Pawan Kalyan (1971). After him are Anil Kumble (1970), Esha Deol (1981), Akshaye Khanna (1975), Himesh Reshammiya (1973), Suraj Sharma (1993), and Poonam Dhillon (1962).


Among cricketers born in India, Virender Sehwag ranks 8Before him are Sunil Gavaskar (1949), MS Dhoni (1981), Kapil Dev (1959), Virat Kohli (1988), Rahul Dravid (1973), and Sourav Ganguly (1972). After him are Anil Kumble (1970), Mithali Raj (1982), Ravindra Jadeja (1988), Shikhar Dhawan (1985), Harbhajan Singh (1980), and Suresh Raina (1986).

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