Cricket fraternity wishes Virender Sehwag on his 40th birthday

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Former India opening batsman Virender Sehwag celebrated his 40th birthday on Saturday (October 20).

In a career that spanned 14 years, Sehwag scored 8586 runs in 104 Tests at an average of 49.34 with 23 hundreds and 32 half-centuries. In 251 ODIs, he amassed 8273 runs at 35.05 with 15 centuries and 38 fifties while in 19 T20 internationals he made 394 runs with two fifties.

Even after hanging his boots in October 2015, Sehwag has kept himself busy on the social media and often leaves his fans in splits with his witty posts.

On the occasion of his birthday, Sehwag’s former teammates, current players and friends took to their respective Twitter handles and wished him a happier and healthier life ahead.

Here’s how Twitter wished Viru:

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