Sehwag, who made his international debut in 1999 and played his last match for India in 2013, announced his retirement via Twitter.

"Thanks everyone for all your wishes and love. I hereby retire from all forms of international cricket and from the Indian Premier League (IPL)," Sehwag tweeted.

Since his retirement news broke out, many celebrities took to the micro-blogging site to bid adieu to Sehwag.
Here's what the celebrities tweeted:

Shah Rukh Khan: Will miss you on the field yaar @virendersehwag. You are the gentlest, coolest and bravest of sportsmen I have ever come across. Love and health to you.

Manoj Bajpayee: One of my biggest favourites @viredersehwag retires today. Someone who changed the nature of batting in test and one day. Will miss you viru.

Anupam Kher: Thank you @virendersehwag for giving us millions of glorious moments on the cricket field. We will miss you. Have a great life ahead.

Paresh Rawal: Virender Sehwag had Tendulkar's class...Ganguly's aggression...Fearless player. Great entertainer. Good luck for future endeavours #ThankYouSehwag.

Karan Wahi: From G block school in Vikas Puri to the biggest stadiums..nothing changed ...He just tore apart every opposition ..Thank You @virendersehwag

Masaba Gupta: One of my favorite cricketers announces his retirement @virendersehwag ! Feel like one part of my memory of Indian cricket is fading.

Gaurav Kapur: Every cricketer he played with has a joyous story about @virendersehwag. That's also what he gave us fans, pure unbridled joy! #HBDSehwag.

Randeep Hooda: "#ThankYouSehwag for all the entertainment and simple brilliance. An era has sadly come to an end. There will never be another. @virendersehwag."

Siddharth: "Dear #Viru a huge part or my life in my 20s was spent watching you become a legend. I'm going to miss your masterclass. Be well gentle sir!,"


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