Virender Sehwag got monument with gate renamed after him at the Feroz Shah Kotla, New Delhi. Sehwag said it is huge privilege for him to have gate name after him. He also shared with media that it is the same ground where he started his cricket journey. Madan Lal the head of the DDCA cricket affairs committee,also joined in the ceremony. The Gate No.2 of the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium was dedicated to Sehwag with amazing caption “Legends are forever”, along with his picture and test statistics embedded on the iron gate.
His wife Aarti Sehwag also shared her love and gratitude towards this opportunity and his life achievements so far. Sehwag changed the Indian cricket game with his brilliant performance on the cricket ground. His contribution of giving centuries to Indian cricket team made him star batsman. Sehwag shared at the event that young cricketers will get motivation seeing this monument at Kotla stadium after his name. I feel very blessed and would like to thank the DDCA for this honour,” Sehwag added.
Several team made congratulated Sehwag for his achievement and came in to contribute their presence in the event. Sehwag joined the ceremony with his two sons. He missed his wife presence, who could not make to event cause of being unwell. The inauguration took place just one day before the T20 match against New Zealand at the Feroz Shah Kotla, New Delhi.
your sensitivity as a person. I am very proud of you Viru and love you deeply. So happy to see a gate named after you 2/2
— Aarti Sehwag (@AartiSehwag) November 1, 2017