Happy Birthday Virat Kohli! Cricket fraternity showers love as Indian captain turns 31

The Statesman

The Statesman

Author 2019-11-05 14:36:00


Virat Kohli with Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar. (Photo: Twitter/virendersehwag)

The cricket universe has showered birthday wishes to the Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli who turned 31 on Tuesday, November 15. Heartfelt messages poured in on social media from various sections but what has stood out is how the cricket fraternity rose up to the occasion.

Kohli has been on the prime spot in the trending list today as his teammates and former cricketers expressed their love for one of the greatest cricketers of this generation.

Here’s how the cricketer fraternity wished Kohli:

Since making his debut for the senior team in 2008, Kohli has been a once-in-a-generation cricketer and has continued to evolve over time. Such has been his magnificence, that he remains the only player of current times with 50+ average in across formats of the game.

Apart from being a successful cricketer, the 31-year-old has also taken up the role of captaincy to perfection. He already holds the record of most number of victories in Test cricket, beating Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the process. He also has the highest win percentage in One Day Internationals (ODIs) among the Indian captains who have led in a minimum of 50 matches.


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