Gautam Gambhir 38th Birthday: Wishes Pour In For Indian Team's Ex-Opener On His Birthday
New Delhi, October 14: Former India opener Gautam Gambhir turned 38 on Monday and wishes poured in from the cricket fraternity for the left-hander. Gambhir, currently a Member of Parliament, also represented Delhi in the domestic circuit and captained the Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) during his cricketing years. Happy Birthday Gautam Gambhir: Five Monumental Innings Played by the Indian Southpaw.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wished the cricketer in a tweet and also shared a video of the batsman's impressive knock against Sri Lanka in 2009. "Wishing @GautamGambhir a very Happy Birthday ????
Here's a throwback to one of his memorable innings in a run-chase against Sri Lanka in 2009 #HappyBirthdayGautamGambhir," the board's Twitter handle said.
Wishing @GautamGambhir a very Happy Birthday 🎂🎂
Here's a throwback to one of his memorable innings in a run-chase against Sri Lanka in 2009 #HappyBirthdayGautamGambhirpic.twitter.com/uHgH8Tq8YO
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 14, 2019
Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara also took to Twitter to wish the former cricketer and said: "Wish you a great birthday @GautamGambhir paaji! May God bless you with lots of success and good health."
Wish you a great birthday @GautamGambhir paaji! May god bless you with lots of success and good health.🙂 pic.twitter.com/yG3JvsvNUj
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) October 14, 2019
Former medium pacer Irfan Pathan shared an image of him with Gambhir and said: "keep smiling bro."
Happy birthday @GautamGambhir keep smiling bro, ppl like u more that way;) #birthdaypic.twitter.com/NN6tD8jCcq
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) October 14, 2019
"Many more happy returns of the day @GautamGambhir. May you find fulfilment and happiness in all that you do," former India batsman Mohammad Kaif tweeted with an image of himself with the birthday boy.
Many more happy returns of the day @GautamGambhir . May you find fulfillment and happiness in all that you do. pic.twitter.com/xAwyVSLYz9
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) October 14, 2019
DDCA President Rajat Sharma also shared his thoughts and tweeted: "Former cricketer and @BJP4India MP @GautamGambhir once said in #AapKiAdalat why he'll always regret not completing his century in the 2011 ICC World Cup final. Happy Birthday, Gautam Gambhir."
"Wish you a very happy birthday Gauti bhai @GautamGambhir. May you continue to make a difference in millions of lives & lots of success come your way!," cricketer Suresh Raina tweeted sharing a picture of his family with Gambhir's.
Wish you a very happy birthday Gauti bhai @GautamGambhir.
May you continue to make a difference in millions of lives & lots of success come your way! pic.twitter.com/tLvhnFHSHl
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) October 14, 2019
"Happy birthday@GautamGambhir. May all your birthday wishes and dreams come true. Have a fabulous year Gauti??," batting great VVS Laxman said.
Gambhir had received the Padma Shri from the government, the fourth highest civilian award in India. In December 2018, he announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.