Former Team India opener, Virender Sehwag is celebrating his 42 birthday and wishes poured in for the hitman on Twitter from his teammates, throwback pictures along with funny, sweet and quirky captions. Have a look:
The one who only dealt in 4s and 6s while batting turns 42. Even that adds up to 6️⃣. 😋
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 20, 2020
Jitni khatarnaak inki game hai, utni hi khatarnak inki aajkal acting 🤪 Wishing the legendary Multan ka Sultan @virendersehwag a very Happy Birthday 🎂 Wishing you great health and success 👍🏻 lots of love brother pic.twitter.com/YBroncmbOK
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) October 20, 2020
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) October 20, 2020
During his playing days, Sehwag appeared in all the three formats of the game, he notched up a total of 8,586 runs from 104 Tests, amassed 8,273 runs from 251 ODI and scored 394 runs in 19 T20I for India. The birthday boy was also a part of two World Cup winning squads, 2007 Champions Trophy and 2011 World Cup.
Popularly called Viru, Virendra Sehwag is the only Indian cricketer to score a triple century, twice, in 2004 against Pakistan and 2008 against South Africa. Known for his attacking batting style, he would walk down the ground and hit big shots, talking only in fours and sixes.
▪️ 17,253 intl. runs 👌
▪️ Only Indian with two Test triple tons 💪
▪️ One of the 3 Indians to score an ODI double ton 👍
▪️ 2007 World T20 & 2011 World Cup-winner 🏆🏆
Wishing @virendersehwag a very happy birthday. 🎂👏
Let's relive his ODI double century vs West Indies 🎥👇
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 20, 2020
Meanwhile, Mahendra Singh Dhoni played his 200 matches for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. Part of this franchise since 2008, he has helped the team lift the trophy in 2010, 2011 and 2018 seasons.
In this match, Dhoni set two more records, scoring 4000 runs and getting 150 dismissals under his hood.
Although, the skipper lost his 200 match to Rajasthan Royals, making it an array of losses, he is still one of the living legends of cricket!
Here’s what MSD has to say on playing his 200 match for CSK:
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) October 19, 2020