Bhubaneswar: Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag is scheduled to visit the state capital on February 18, sources said.
The right-handed opening batsman will inaugurate sports arena of a private school at Jatni near Bhubaneswar.
Sehwag played his first One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian test side in 2001. In April 2009, Sehwag became the first Indian to be honoured as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his performance in 2008. Subsequently, he became the first player of any nationality to retain the award for 2009.
He is the former Occasional captain of India, former Vice-Captain of India, former captain of Delhi Daredevils and former skipper of Delhi Ranji Team.