The cricket fraternity showered heartfelt birthday needs on Indian skipper Virat Kohli because the run machine-turned 33 on Friday (November 5). From legendary Indian cricketers like VVS Laxman, Virender Sehwag to the teammates of Delhi-born batter, everybody took to their Twitter handles to share needs for Kohli on his special occasion. Since, making his debut in 2008, Kohli has performed 254 ODIs, 96 Tests, and 92 T20Is for the nationwide facet.
He has a number of data in all of the codecs and is the one batter to have a 50-plus common in all three codecs of the sport on the identical time.
“A very happy birthday to @imVkohli.Wishing you love, success and great health in the times to come. #HappyBirthdayViratKohli,” VVS Laxman wrote.
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 5, 2021
“Tough times don’t last long, tough people do. A once in a generation player , wishing @imVkohli a very happy birthday and a great year ahead. #HappyBirthdayViratKohli,” Virender Sehwag tweeted.
Tough instances do not final lengthy, robust individuals do. A as soon as in a era participant , wishing @imVkohli a really completely happy birthday and an incredible yr forward. #HappyBirthdayViratKohli pic.twitter.com/a8Ysq9ff9v
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 5, 2021
“Happy Birthday @imVkohli. Wishing you good health and happiness for the coming year!” India’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane tweeted.
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) November 5, 2021
“Not everyone is as lucky as me to be blessed with a elder brother like you. Thank you so much for coming into my life and standing by my side through thick and thin. I hope you get all that you truly deserve. Happy Birthday king @imVkohli,” Mohammed Siraj wrote whereas posting a compilation video.
Not everyone seems to be as fortunate as me to be blessed with a elder brother such as you. Thank you a lot for coming into my life and standing by my facet by way of thick and skinny. I hope you get all that you just really deserve. Happy Birthday king @imVkohli pic.twitter.com/pTn8NBZrHh
— Mohammed Siraj (@mdsirajofficial) November 5, 2021
With 70 worldwide centuries, Kohli is third on the record solely behind Sachin Tendulkar (100) and Ricky Ponting (71). The Indian captain has 23,159, which is the seventh most within the record of all-time highest run-scorers in worldwide cricket.
“Here’s wishing the KING, the LEADER, the INSPIRATION, Virat Kohli, a very very Happy Birthday!” Kohli’s IPL facet Royal Challengers Bangalore tweeted.
“Wishing a very happy birthday to @imVkohli, have a great day and year ahead #MajorThrowback #HappyBirthdayViratKohli,” Wasim Jaffer tweeted whereas sharing an previous photograph with Indian captain.
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 5, 2021
“As his name suggests, he’s meant for big things in life! Wishing a very happy birthday to @imVkohli. Best wishes always…have a great game tonight!” Dinesh Karthik tweeted.
As his identify suggests, he is meant for giant issues in life!
Wishing a really completely happy birthday to @imVkohli. Best needs all the time…have an incredible sport tonight! pic.twitter.com/7JpL6BHWMm
– DK (inDineshKarthik) November 5, 2021
“23,159 intl. runs & going strong Most Test wins as Indian captain 2011 World Cup & 2013 Champions Trophy-winner Wishing @imVkohli- #TeamIndia captain & one of the best modern-day batsmen – a very happy birthday. Let’s relive his fine ton in pink-ball Test,” BCCI tweeted.
23,159 intl. runs & going robust
Most Test wins as Indian captain
2011 World Cup & 2013 Champions Trophy-winner
Let’s relive his high quality ton in pink-ball Test
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 5, 2021
“Happy birthday Virat. Good luck for today’s game. @imVkohli,” Umesh Yadav tweeted.
– Umesh Yaadav (y_umesh) November 5, 2021
The 33-year-old can also be the main run-scorer in males’s T20 internationals along with his 3225 runs in 92 matches. The Delhi-born batter is probably the most profitable Indian skipper in Test cricket in relation to variety of wins. Under his 65-match stint as captain, India have received 38 matches with exceptional Test collection victories in overseas soils as nicely.
(with ANI inputs)