Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team and the nation's heartthrob, turned 29 on Sunday. Naturally, considering the ardent following that the Delhi lad enjoys across the world, courtesy his plethora of record-breaking centuries and his in-your-face attitude, the skipper was flooded with wishes pouring in from all quarters.
The captain celebrated his 29th birthday with the team after the second T20I against New Zealand in Rajkot, where the hosts lost the match by 40 runs.
Captain Kohli was greeted by all, with cricketers as well as fans on Twitter wishing him a happy birthday.
A very happy birthday skipper @imVkohli who inspires,leads by example and who also makes us run fast between the wickets have a gr8 one. pic.twitter.com/eOHin5CSLV — ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) November 5, 2017
— Angelo Mathews (@Angelo69Mathews) November 5, 2017
Chase Master. Modern Master. The Run Machine. Happy Birthday, Virat Kohli. Feels great that World’s best batsman is an Indian. pic.twitter.com/6b63FN3s4w
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) November 5, 2017
Birthday greetings to a man with amazing consistency and hunger. A genius with the bat, a man destined for greatness #HappyBirthdayVirat pic.twitter.com/hycOJcxykl — Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) November 4, 2017
— Iqbal abdullah (@iqqiabdullah) November 4, 2017
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) November 5, 2017
Many more happy returns of the day @imVkohli , keep hunting those chases down forever.🎉
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) November 5, 2017
— Mandeep Singh (@mandeeps12) November 4, 2017
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) November 5, 2017
Afterwards, overwhelmed by the tweets from his fans as well as colleagues, Kohli thanked everyone for wishing him on his birthday.
Thank you everyone for all the love and the wishes.
God Bless you all. 😊 pic.twitter.com/DTzlyRiZEM
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) November 4, 2017
Nov 05, 2017