Indian opening batsman in the limited overs format, Rohit Sharma, celebrated his 31st birthday on Monday. On the special occasion, wishes poured in for him from the cricketing fraternity.
From teammates to the former cricketers, a lot of people made the occasion special for ‘Hitman’ with their heartfelt messages on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Here are some of the birthday tweets:
To the man who makes playing cricket look like a cake walk!! Inke naam mein hi HIT hai. Wishing you a very, very happy birthday, @ImRo45! May you have a super duper HIT year ahead. pic.twitter.com/eZfGPyBxEW
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) April 30, 2018
Happy birthday to the cool, calm and stylish @ImRo45 . Rohit, you are delightful to watch always and in the coming year as well, may you achieve the standards you have set for yourself. #HappyBirthdayRohit ! pic.twitter.com/Jk2kbVIaH2
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) April 30, 2018
— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) April 30, 2018
Happy birthday to the one and only Hitman! It’s been an epic journey with you. pic.twitter.com/SoxMvg6WBn
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) April 30, 2018
With @ImRo45 , talent Ki Tanki is always full. He is my favourite batsman to watch and I really love watching him bat. May you continue to prosper and shine and keep the talent alive always. #HappyBirthdayRohit pic.twitter.com/tN0FrVX0hK
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 30, 2018
— MANOJ TIWARY (@tiwarymanoj) April 30, 2018
— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) April 30, 2018
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) April 30, 2018
Happy birthday @ImRo45
— Mohammad Nabi (@MohammadNabi007) April 30, 2018
Happy birthday @ImRo45 ..have a great day
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) April 30, 2018
— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) April 30, 2018
@ImRo45 happy birthday buddy! Have a super one.
— Ajit Agarkar (@imAagarkar) April 30, 2018
— Manish Pandey (@im_manishpandey) April 30, 2018
— ICC (@ICC) April 30, 2018
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) April 30, 2018
Happy bday @ImRo45 God bless you with more happiness and greater success….. Have an awesome day… And a even better year ahead…
— abhishek nayar (@abhisheknayar1) April 30, 2018
Happy Birthday @ImRo45 😊
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 30, 2018
— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) April 30, 2018
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) April 30, 2018
— VINOD KAMBLI (@vinodkambli349) April 30, 2018
Wish you a very happy birthday @ImRo45! Have a wonderful day, and a fantastic year ahead!
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) April 30, 2018
Scaling the Mt.200, not once, not twice but thrice is something that only the Hitman can do.. Here’s wishing the Ro-HITman, a very happy 30th! Keep hitting those glorious shots.. @ImRo45 more power to you captain! @mipaltan pic.twitter.com/rD5u0SlFFK
— Surya Kumar Yadav (@surya_14kumar) April 30, 2018
— Vijay Shankar (@vijayshankar260) April 30, 2018
Happy Birthday to the nicest soul I have met @ImRo45 who’s got ridiculously funnybones 😁 Entertainer both on and off the turf! Go well today and forever bruh 🤙🏽
— Murali Vijay (@mvj888) April 30, 2018
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 30, 2018
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) April 30, 2018
Wish u a very happy bday sharma ji brotherman god bless you always @ImRo45 🎂😊🎉🎉🎉👏👏😊👍
— Rahul Sharma (@ImRahulSharma3) April 30, 2018
Wish you an amazing Happy Birthday @ImRo45 Paji. May this year be filled with success, happiness and good health.
— Sandeep sharma (@sandeep25a) April 30, 2018
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) April 30, 2018
— Karun Nair (@karun126) April 30, 2018
— Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) April 30, 2018
— Mithun Manhas 🇮🇳 (@MithunManhas) April 30, 2018
— Ashoke Dinda (@dindaashoke) April 30, 2018
When he is in the zone of his own, he always ensures the stadium becomes a 'No Fly Zone'. Happy Birthday @ImRo45. You make batting look so easy. Keep doing that. Wishing you all success 😊👍 pic.twitter.com/YuECc3yEfb
— Hemang Badani (@hemangkbadani) April 30, 2018
Happy birthday hit man🎉🏏👍@ImRo45
— Ishwar pandey (@pandey_ishwar) April 30, 2018
During his 11-year long cricket career thus far, Rohit has amassed 6594 ODI runs in 180 matches at an average and strike-rate of 44.55 and 86.94 respectively. He also has 17 ODI tons and 3 Test tons to his name and is the only Indian batsman to score two T20 international centuries and three ODI double centuries.
Rohit has also played a key role in India’s 2007 ICC World T20I triumph and 2013 ICC Champions Trophy title win.