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‘You will not be able to afford…’ When Virender Sehwag got the offer to join the panel, the company refused after hearing the charge.

New Delhi, Virender Sehwag was one of the most explosive cricketers of India. Now he is seen doing commentary or being a part of the discussion panel on any TV channel. While narrating an anecdote, Sehwag has told that once a TV channel was asking him to join the panel. But when he heard its price, he refused.

Virender Sehwag said during an interview with Club Prairie Fire, “Once Sky Sports called me and said that we want you to be a part of our panel. I told him that you will not be able to afford me. Then he told me that no no it is not like that. Please tell me your price. So I told him 10000 pounds a day (about 10.41 lakhs in Indian rupees). After this he told me that yes you were right. “We won’t be able to afford you.”

Let us tell you that Sehwag has played in all three formats for India. Virender Sehwag’s test debut was very explosive. In the year 2001, Sehwag scored 105 runs while batting at number 6. Sehwag made an important partnership of 220 runs with Sachin. Although Team India lost this match. Sehwag made his debut in his sixth Test match and by playing innings of 84 and 106 runs in the first two Test matches, he established himself in Team India as an opener.

Virender Sehwag played 3 ODIs and one T20 World Cup in his career. In the year 2003, Sehwag played the World Cup final where Team India had to face defeat by Australia. In the year 2007, Team India was out of the league round itself. After this, in the year 2011, the Indian team won the World Cup in which Sehwag scored 380 runs at an average of 47.50.


first published : April 25, 2024, 1:12 pm IST

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