Virendra Sehwag very happy birthday, Sehwag personal life with Arti
By Sarita Dey
on Wed Oct 20 2021
Virender Sehwag, who turned 43 on October 20, has made a mark both on and off the field. On the field, he was a batsman who displayed aggression and dominance and struck fear in the hearts of the bowlers.
In a career spanning over 13 years, Sehwag has played 104 Tests, 251 ODIs, 19 T20s, and 104 IPL matches. Sehwag was respected in Test cricket for scoring 8,586 runs with 23 centuries and six double centuries. Bringing the same form of energy to One Day Internationals (ODIs), Sehwag amassed 8273 runs, including 15 hundred and a double century.
Sehwag is still on the playing field of ‘social media, the playing field. Known for his wit and humor since his playing days, Sehwag continues the legacy of entertaining his fellow cricketers and fans thoroughly.
Virender Sehwag met Aarti Ahlawat when he was only 7 and Aarti was 5. Viru’s cousin was getting married to Aarti’s aunt, which is what brought them together as children. Immediately, they formed a strong bond and remained in touch as friends. Over the years, this bond seem to grow and their affection towards each other began to develop into something more serious.
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When Sehwag turned 21, he realized that enough was enough and he went to Aarti and proposed his love for her. She reciprocated those feelings for him but her family did not seem too keen on this union at the start since the couple was distantly related. However, with time, they realized that the two would not give up and decided to give them their blessings.
The pair were united in matrimony in 2004 after 3 years of dating and when Sehwag was 23, gave birth to their first son Aryavir in 2007. In 2010, Virender Sehwag’s wife Aarti Ahlawat gave birth to their second son Vedant.