Indian cricket legend Gautam Gambhir is celebrating his 41st birthday today (October 14). The cricket fraternity, including former and current players, extended their best wishes to Gambhir.
Notably, Gambhir was the mainstay of the Indian opening order and smashed numerous match-winning knocks. He played a key role in India’s World Cup victory in 2007 and 2011.
Former India all-rounder Suresh Raina led the birthday wishes of Gambhir with a heartwarming note.
“Wishing @GautamGambhir all the love and success on his Birthday today! A true friend and a gracious human being. Happy Birthday brother, have a great day and a fulfilling year ahead,” tweeted Raina.
Wishing @GautamGambhir all the love and success on his Birthday today! A true friend and a gracious human being. Happy Birthday brother, have a great day and a fulfilling year ahead. pic.twitter.com/SOFCaFrPsc
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) October 14, 2022
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar also wished Gambhir. He took to Twitter and wrote: “A very happy birthday to you @GautamGambhir Have a splendid year, my friend!”
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 14, 2022
Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who was the Player of the Tournament in the 2011 World Cup, termed Gambhir a champion while wishing the Delhi-born batter.
“Wishing a very Happy Birthday to my dear brother @GautamGambhir – a champion in every sense! Lots of love GG. Hope to see you soon,” tweeted Yuvraj.
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) October 14, 2022
Member of the 2007 T20 World Cup winning team and a dear friend of Gambhir, Irfan Pathan, took to his Twitter handle and wrote a heartening message.
“A man who wears his heart on his sleeves. A man who has a pure heart. A man of his words, my dear friend @GautamGambhir, Wishing you all the happiness on your birthday. #happybirthday,” Irfan tweeted.
A man who wears his heart on his sleeves. A man who has a pure heart. A man of his words, my dear friend @GautamGambhir Wishing you all the happiness on your birthday. #happybirthday pic.twitter.com/j9W65DMmcn
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) October 14, 2022
Here is how others wished Gambhir:
Wish you a very Happy Birthday @GautamGambhir bhaiya 🥳🥳 Stay Blessed
— Navdeep Saini (@navdeepsaini96) October 14, 2022
2⃣4⃣2⃣ international matches 👍
1⃣0⃣3⃣2⃣4⃣ international runs 💪
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 14, 2022
Happy birthday, buddy. Have a good one 😊🤩🥳 pic.twitter.com/TYqEpemYww
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) October 14, 2022
To 75. To 97. And to you. 🇮🇳
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) October 14, 2022
— Rahul Sharma (@ImRahulSharma3) October 14, 2022
Wishing the 2-time World Cup winner and one of the best southpaws, @GautamGambhir, a very Happy Birthday 🎂
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) October 14, 2022
Happy birthday Gauti bhai. I hope that your special day brings you much happiness and a prosperous year to follow. Have a great one🎂🤗 @GautamGambhir
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) October 14, 2022
Big game Gambhir! 🏆
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) October 14, 2022
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) October 14, 2022
🎂 Happy Birthday to former Eagle, @GautamGambhir.
Gambhir turned out for Essex in First-Class and List A 2013 with a best of 106 👏
Have a great day, Gautam! pic.twitter.com/6yOWGmTDC6
— Essex Cricket (@EssexCricket) October 14, 2022
— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) October 14, 2022
Wishing @GautamGambhir a very happy birthday! You have been relentless in the service of the nation on and off the field. May God bless you with success and happiness.
— Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) October 14, 2022
Daring batsman, big occassion man, sharp cricketing brain and a politician with a difference. Gauti bhai bus thoda smile zyada kiya karo. Wishing you tons of happiness on your birthday. @GautamGambhir pic.twitter.com/o2EDbMYjoK
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) October 14, 2022
Happy Birthday 🌟 @GautamGambhir
You always stood up when mattered the most serving the nation both on and off the field.May god bless you success and happiness !#HappyBirthday #gautamgambhir pic.twitter.com/7z33nYyfLi
— Reema Malhotra (@ReemaMalhotra8) October 14, 2022