Virender Sehwag says he wants to play for another 3 years before retiring

Virender Sehwag welcomes Australia's George Bailey as Kings XI Punjab skipper and says he has no problems playing under a foreign captain.

updated: March 18, 2014 19:40 IST
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New Delhi: Out-of-favour Virender Sehwag reckons that he still has two-three years of competitive cricket left in him and a good showing for the Kings XI Punjab in IPL-7 will present a strong case for his return to the Indian cricket team.

"I have 2-3 years of competitive cricket left in me before thinking of quitting the game. I can still give 2-3 years. I am looking forward to playing for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL and help them win the title this time," Sehwag, who was bought for Rs 3.2 crore by the Punjab franchise at the players' auction, told PTI in an interview on Tuesday. (Read: George Bailey named KXIP skipper for IPL 2014)

The 35-year-old opener, in his prime, used to score heavily across the world but, of late, his form has deserted him and he looks a pale shadow of his former self.

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