The cricket fraternity on Sunday wished the former Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag, who is celebrating his 41st birthday.
Former and current cricketers took to Twitter and extended wishes to the ‘Nawab of Najafgarh.’
“Cracking the ball on the field and cracking jokes off it has always been your mantra! Janamdin Mubarak Viru,” batting legend Sachin Tendulkar tweeted.
Cracking the ball on the field and cracking jokes off it has always been your mantra! Janamdin Mubarak Viru. pic.twitter.com/bf49XXNjK0
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 20, 2019
West Indies veteran opener Chris Gayle wrote, “Happy birthday legend, @virendersehwag wish you many more.”
Happy birthday legend, @virendersehwag wish you many more 🙏🏿
— Chris Gayle (@henrygayle) October 20, 2019
“Happy birthday to the most dangerous batsman I have ever bowled to @virendersehwag jeo Lala.. modern day’s VIV Richards,” Harbhajan Singh tweeted.
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) October 20, 2019
Sehwag will be a part of the official broadcasters’ team for India’s next assignment that is against Bangladesh.
India is set to host Bangladesh for three T20Is and two Test matches which will be a part of the ICC World Test Championship.
Here’s how other players wished Viru:
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) October 20, 2019
Viru Bhai have a rocking birthday! One of the most explosive opening batsman India has seen. Was always so much fun when Sehwag was on strike.. hope you have a great year ahead. 🎉 @virendersehwag
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) October 20, 2019
Many more happy returns of the day viru Paaji @virendersehwag 🎂🎂
— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) October 20, 2019
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) October 20, 2019
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) October 20, 2019
Happy birthday Viru paaji, have a fabulous year ahead 🤝 @virendersehwag
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) October 20, 2019
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) October 20, 2019
— IamKedar (@JadhavKedar) October 20, 2019
— Mithun Manhas (@MithunManhas) October 20, 2019
— Surya Kumar Yadav (@surya_14kumar) October 20, 2019
— Mayank Agarwal (@mayankcricket) October 20, 2019
From being a Superstar on the Field back then to now being the Superstar on 'Twitter' – You continue to be the 'Headline Maker' for all good reasons. Nothing has changed over the years. Happy Birthday @virendersehwag – Wishing you a Blockbuster year ahead. Keep Entertaining us. pic.twitter.com/6SzmBYuMBi
— Hemang Badani (@hemangkbadani) October 20, 2019
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) October 20, 2019
— Rahul Sharma (@ImRahulSharma3) October 20, 2019
Happy birthday Viru bhai @virendersehwag @indiancricketteam. One of the best bowling attack destroyer batsmen i’ve ever seen. Have a great year legend #happybirthday #legend. pic.twitter.com/7V0bOlzKuw
— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) October 20, 2019