As Virat Kohli celebrates his 29th birthday, his friends, fans, colleagues including both former and current cricketers did not let go of the opportunity of showering their love and respect for the Indian captain, wishing the best for him as he turned a year older.
Born on November 5, 2017, Kohli has amassed a total of 4658 runs in Tests, 9030 runs in ODIs and 1943 in T20Is to become one of the leading batsmen in the world. He has dominated in all formats and is currently ranked at the top in the ICC list of ODI as well as T20I batsmen. The team has enjoyed a lot of success under his leadership and recently registered series wins over Australia and New Zealand.
Kohli’s birthday eve didn’t turn out to be a memorable one as the Indian cricket team lost the second T20I against New Zealand by 40 runs. After this win, New Zealand levelled the three-T20I series 1-1 in Rajkot. Chasing the 197-run target, India didn’t get off to an ideal and knocks by Kohli (65) and Dhoni (49) went in a losing cause as no other batsmen made an impression with the bat.
— ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) November 5, 2017
— Angelo Mathews (@Angelo69Mathews) 5 November 2017
Wish u a very happy bday mere praa bulli raab hmesha khush rkhe Chadian kalan vich rkhe 🎂😊👏👏 master respect always @imVkohli 😊🙏
— Rahul Sharma (@ImRahulSharma3) 4 November 2017
D.Jardine said – ‘Cricket is battle & service & sport & art’. You see it all in @imVkohli. Discipline of a monk, commitment of a soldier.
— Jatin Sapru (@jatinsapru) 5 November 2017
29 today. If second half of his career is as productive as the first, he’ll probably rewrite all batting records. Happy birthday @imVkohli!
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) 5 November 2017
— Iqbal abdullah (@iqqiabdullah) 4 November 2017
Many more happy returns of the day @imVkohli , keep hunting those chases down forever.🎉
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) 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
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) 5 November 2017
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) 5 November 2017
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) 4 November 2017
— Mandeep Singh (@mandeeps12) 4 November 2017
@imVkohli veere Happy Birthday 😊 we are proud of you . Maan ho tusi India da ✊
— Jassie Gill (@jassi1gill) 5 November 2017
— Anjum Chopra (@chopraanjum) 5 November 2017
— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) 5 November 2017
— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) 5 November 2017
— Unmukt Chand (@UnmuktChand9) 5 November 2017
— yuZvendra Chahal23 (@yuzi_chahal) 4 November 2017
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) 4 November 2017
— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) November 5, 2017
— BCCI (@BCCI) 4 November 2017
Some Players Starts Their Carrier At 29 :
He Is Already A Legend At 29
— Chirag (@chirag_rachchh) 4 November 2017
My love will remain same..Even more n more everyday❤❤#HappyBirthdayVirat
— Neha (@cheeku_fan) 4 November 2017
— HappyBirthdayVirat❤ (@Viratiananki) 4 November 2017
— ßєคɾɖ Guყ 🇮🇳🏏 (@BeingFlicked) 4 November 2017
The skipper is expected to travel with the team for the series decider on Tuesday and it remains to be seen how he celebrates his 29th birthday with the Indian cricket team on Sunday.