India's 2011 World Cup Hero Zaheer Khan Turns 41
One of India's premier fast bowlers, Zaheer Khan turned 41 on Monday, October 7. The left-arm pacer was a key figure in India's triumph in the 2011 World Cup as he bagged 21 wickets in the tournament, joint-highest along with Pakistan's Shahid Afridi.
A host of players took to Twitter and wished Zaheer on his birthday.
Happy birthday Zak Bhai! Have a fabulous year ahead with loads of happiness and good luck. @ImZaheer— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) October 7, 2019
Happy birthday my brother swing king @ImZaheer have a good one— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) October 7, 2019
Wishing @ImZaheer a happy birthday and a great year ahead.— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) October 7, 2019
Happy Birthday @ImZaheer Wishing you a wonderful day and the most amazing year Zak pic.twitter.com/6yloKGRxpT— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) October 7, 2019
In a career spanning 14 years, Zaheer played 92 Tests for India, in which he bagged 311 wickets. In the ODIs he fared a little better and took 282 wickets in 200 matches.