He is the only Indian to score a triple century in Test matches.
He is a player who managed to score a century in his maiden First-Class inning and also in his maiden Test inning!
He is also the one who compared Michael Phelps to Bappi Lahri and Jadeja to a packet of chips!
From refusing to have a jersey number to standing up for his country, he is without a doubt – one of a kind!
Yes, he is a star performer, both on and off field.
That is Virender Sehwag for you!
On this legend’s birthday, have a look at some of the best #ViruKaGyaan that we came across through his interviews, commentary and of course his tweets!
ViruKaGyaan no. 1
On a catch being so easy that even a man having no hands could have caught it!
“Ye itna aasan catch that ki Sholey ka Thakur bhi le leta”
ViruKaGyaan no. 2
When asked about the difference between him and Sachin Tendulkar
When asked for the millionth time what was the difference between him and Sachin Tendulkar: “Our bank balance.”
ViruKaGyaan no. 3
On Michael Phelp’s gold streak at the Olympics
Michael Phelps only man likely to beat Bappi Lahiri.#GoldKiBarsaat
ViruKaGyaan no. 4
Sharing secrets for a happy marriage!
With wife be like you’re at non striker end. Let her do the talking and run when you need to
ViruKaGyaan no. 5
On people unnecessarily abbreviating words!
Whoever wishes you with HBD HBD HBD on your birthday, just note their names and on their anniversary wish them HA HA HA #ViruKaGyaan
ViruKaGyaan no. 6
Stating the cons in having a Super over – overtime for the commentators and sleepless nights for the kids!
Super over nahi hona chahiye warna humein der tak commentary karni padegi and bachhon ko bhi der tak jagna padega.
ViruKaGyaan no. 7
Voicing not only his but all our elder’s opinion as well, about the only way today’s generation is able to fall asleep – when the Wifi has been turned off!
Aankhein band karne Se nahi,tension free hone Se nahi,thakne Se bhi nahi,
Aaj ke zamaane me to WiFi band karne Se hi neend aati hai
Stating the worthlessness of a biscuit dipped in tea, a boy in love, and a batsman under pressure
Chai mein pada hua Biscuit
Pyaar mein pada hua Ladka
aur Pressure mein pada hua
Batsman kisi kaam ka nahi hota
Comparing Virat Kohli to a Taxi which starts its meter at 100!
Virat agar taxi hote toh unka meter 100 se shuru hota
To security people in Durban who didn’t want him and Gautam Gambhir to walk out on their own late in the evening.
“No, there is no danger. We are the most dangerous batsmen in the world.”
Contemplating whether Ashish Nehra giving advice to Hardik Pandya would prove to be beneficial or fatal
Abhi abhi Nehra kuch samjha kar gaye hain Pandya ko, shayad apna anubhav bata kar gaye hain. Iska fayda bhi ho sakta hai aur nuksaan bhi.
Comparing Pujara’s batting skills to a grandmother’s stories, which never end!
Pujara ki batting dadi ma ki kahaniyon jaisi hai, khatam hi nahi hoti
On World No Tobacco Day
Smoke coming from cars should be stopped, also human beings should stop smoke coming out from themselves #WorldNoTobaccoDay
On Geoff Boycott who had referred to him as ‘talented but brainless’
“Boycott can say what he wants. He once batted the whole day and hit just one four.”
ViruKaGyaan no. 15
On Sachin Tendulkar hitting a six on Shoaib Akhtar’s ball
“Beta beta hota hai, aur baap baap hota hai!”
When he compared Virat Kohli to a machine that had just been serviced.
Virat ek run machine hai, aur aj ye machine service hokar aayi hai
ViruKaGyaan no. 17
Comparing Jadeja to a packet of chips which is “over” in no time. See what I did there!
Chips ka packet aur Jadeja ka over kab khatam hota hai, maaloom hi nahi padta
He is by far one of the most entertaining cricketers we’ve ever seen. May we have the pleasure of experiencing much more of this crazy banter and quick wit!
Happy Birthday Sir!