Sachin Tendulkar turns 45: From Virat Kohli to Abhishek Bachchan; Twitter wishes 'God of Cricket' on birthday

Past and current Indian cricketers took the lead in wishing Sachin Tendulkar, who remains as popular as ever after playing his last international match in November 2013.

FirstCricket Staff, April 24, 2018

Iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday turned 45 as countless wishes poured in for the master blaster on social media.

Past and current Indian cricketers took the lead in wishing Tendulkar, who remains as popular as ever after playing his last international match in November 2013.

"Happy Birthday dear @sachin_rt . You are and will always remain an inspiration . It's wonderful to see you contribute towards society with some really good initiatives even after your retirement. Wish you success always," wrote his longtime teammate VVS Laxman.

His opening partner Virender Sehwag wrote,  "Many more happy returns of the day to a man who could stop time in India (literally) .Thank you for making the Cricket Bat such a great weapon, which later many like me could also use."

It was not a surprise that #HappyBirthdaySachin was trending on leading social media platform Twitter.

Suresh Raina and KL Rahul  too had emotional messages for Tendulkar, the only batsman to score 100 international centuries.

"To the man who united a billion Indians and brought a smile to their faces everytime he walked out to bat. A dream that he turned into reality. Sachin is an emotion.. Sachin is a phenomena!" posted Raina.

Rahul wrote, "The Legend, The God of Cricket - @sachin_rt. You inspire me everyday paaji, Happy Bday to you!"

Yuvraj Singh, Ishant Sharma and Harbhajan Singh were also among the many cricketers who wished Tendulkar.

(With inputs from PTI)

Updated Date: Apr 24, 2018

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Hyderabad
14 9 5 0 18
2
Chennai
14 9 5 0 18
3
Kolkata
14 8 6 0 16
4
Rajasthan
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Mumbai
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Bangalore
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Punjab
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1 India 3499 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3511 98
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
Rank Team Points Rating
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2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Australia 3327 104
6 Pakistan 3279 102
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 2990 130
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114