Indian legendary spinner Anil Kumble turned 46 today, with wishes pouring in from the cricket fraternity and fans.
Kumble, who is appointed head coach of the Indian team for the period of one year, has been one of the greatest servants of Indian cricket, finishing as the third-highest wicket takers in Tests with 619 wickets.
His record of capturing all 10 wickets in an innings against Pakistan at Feroz Shah Kotla in 1999 still resides in the hearts of the every die-hard Indian cricket fan.
On his birthday, a number of cricketers and fans, took on their Twitter handle to wish the former captain.
Here are some birthday tweets for Kumble from the cricket fraternity:
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) October 17, 2016
A champion in every sense of the word, happy birthday to @anilkumble1074! May you lead our country to jumbo victories always!
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 17, 2016
Warm birthday wishes to my good friend @anilkumble1074 ??Have a great year Anil?
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) October 17, 2016
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 17, 2016
Happy Birthday @anilkumble1074 Immortal 1st innings in Indian cricket, hope to see you go one further in the 2nd innings. Have a great day!
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) October 17, 2016
Wish you a very happy birthday @anilkumble1074
Hope you have a wonderful day and best wishes always. God Bless.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) October 17, 2016
Many happy returns of the day anilbhai..have a great year…@anilkumble1074
— parthiv patel (@parthiv9) October 17, 2016
— ICC (@ICC) October 17, 2016
Happy Birthday to Indian cricket's biggest match-winner @anilkumble1074 Have a great one, Anil Bhai…
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) October 17, 2016
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) October 17, 2016
Wishing you a very happy birthday @anilkumble1074 Anil bhai. Looking forward to seeing you on the 20th.
— Kartik Murali (@kartikmurali) October 17, 2016
A legend who took Indian cricket to greater heights with hard work courage and determination! Wishing @anilkumble1074 a very happy birthday
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) October 17, 2016
Many many happy returns of the day @anilkumble1074 bhai. Enjoy your day and may you get blessed with lot of success in every endeavor.
— Manoj Tiwary (@tiwarymanoj) October 17, 2016
BCCI President Anurag Thakur
Happy great birthday @anilkumble1074 & all the best for the next ODIs! 🙂
— Lt. Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) October 17, 2016
Happy birthday @anilkumble1074. Have a blessed day and year. Best wishes!
— Anjum Chopra (@chopraanjum) October 17, 2016
Many happy returns of the day Anil bhai,may u keep taking Indian cricket to the new heights @anilkumble1074
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) October 17, 2016
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) October 17, 2016