Virender Sehwag: Nawab of Najafgarh

The Nawab of Najafgarh has retired from International cricket and the IPL.

Proud moment... with the World Cup in 2011. Photo: AP
Greeting school children in Guwahati as he arrives for a Press conference. Photo: PTI
The Haryana Cricket Association secretary Anirudh Chaudhry presents the State cap to Virender Sehwag. Photo: Special Arrangement
Always a hit with the fans. Photo: G. P. Sampath Kumar
Murderous mood... The king of Kings XI Punjab on his way to a century against Chennai Super Kings in the IPL in Mumbai on May 30, 2014. Photo: VIVEK BENDRE
Selfie moment... With Sachin Tendulkar V.V.S. Laxman and Zaheer Khan after India won the second Test match against Australia at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on October 21, 2008. Photo: S. Subramanium
Time to relax... Team skipper Sourav Ganguly, Anil Kumble, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar, celebrating inside the aircraft on way to the capital on April 17, 2004. Photo: Special Arrangement
With Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and others after the historic win against Pakistan in the Test series at the Pindi cricket stadium in Rawalpindi, on April 16, 2004. Photo: S. Subramanium
With his role model, Sachin Tendulkar. Photo: S. Subramanium
On way to attend a party with his wife, Aarti. Photo: PTI
Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir... formidable opening pair. Photo: S. Subramanium
Even his opponents love to watch him bat... West Indies' Marlon Samuels congratulates the Nawab of Najafgarh after he made a double hundred in ODIs. Photo: AP