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Honoured to have gate named after me: Virender Sehwag

NEW DELHI: Former India opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday hoped that Delhi will produce much more stars to have more gates of the Ferozshah Kotla Stadium called after them.Inaugurating the Virender Sehwag Gate at the Ferozshah Kotla here, the right-hander said it was a huge honour to have a gate named after him at the ground where he started his journey to end up being a fantastic cricketer.The Gate No. 3 of the arena was committed to

the star batsman.”It’s an honour to have actually a gate called after

me at Ferozshah Kotla Stadium. I remember when I began I used to daily cross this gate and now it has my name, “Sehwag told press reporters here. Thanking the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), the cricketer-turned-commentator said:”There will be much more cricketers from this state who will have stands, gates, structures called after them however I am thankful that I am the first one. I feel very lucky and wish to thank the DDCA for this honour.” Madan Lal, head of the DDCA cricket affairs committee, hailed Sehwag’s contribution to Indian cricket.

“Sehwag altered the method the video game was played in India. Earlier we used to score 240-250 runs in a day, however after he

came 350-360 ended up being possible. He was a significant reason India won numerous matches, “he said.

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