Virat Kohli Birthday: Wishes pour in as the cricket world's 'King' turns 31
India skipper Virat Kohli turned 31 on Tuesday, 5 November. Shining bright as the poster boy of Indian cricket, the exceptional cricketer is regarded...
India skipper Virat Kohli turned 31 on Tuesday, 5 November. Shining bright as the poster boy of Indian cricket, the exceptional cricketer is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of the modern era.
Kohli, who made his debut for India in 2009, soon grew to be marked as a prolific run scorer across all formats. Making numerous records in the game his own, the Indian skipper has been drawing admiration from millions of fans all over the world.
Accounting for over 21,000 international runs, Kohli, among other merits, stands as one of the highest run getters of all time. Fondly called as the 'chase master', the man has also gained reputation as one of the finest chasers in limited overs cricket.
On the occasion of his 31st birthday, several fans and members of the cricketing fraternity took to Twitter to wish him the best for his future endeavours.
Here are a few of the tweets that have been pouring in on ViratKohli's birthday".
May the ball always appear as big as this and may your batting always be like a F5 button, refresh everyone who is blessed to see it. Badalon ki tarah chaaye raho, hamesha khush raho @imVkohli #HappyBirthdayViratKohli pic.twitter.com/32sydYLeRg— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 5, 2019
Many more happy returns of the day dear @imVkohli . Wishing you a great year full of happiness and sunshine! May you continue to set new benchmarks and experience ever more love and joy #HappyBirthdayViratKohli pic.twitter.com/KYg3CGHQei— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 5, 2019
In 2012, when I played for RCB , watched Barcelona play on his laptop together. I thought he had something special about him but never knew he was going to become an absolute legend @imVkohli #HappyBirthdayViratKohli pic.twitter.com/baoFsOc5ev— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) November 5, 2019
About 20 years back, we had the fab 5 -— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) November 5, 2019
Sehwag: the most attacking batsman.
Dravid: the most solid batsman.
Tendulkar: the God of batting.
Laxman: the batsman most fun watching.
Ganguly: the most successful captain.
Now, one man has replaced all 5. #HappyBirthdayViratKohli
Happy Birthday Virat Kohli—the incredible batsman,role model,run machine & modern-day cricketing colossus— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) November 4, 2019
On his 31st birthday I'll be sharing 31 unbelievable facts about #KingKohli. His journey & much more. Stay tuned
#HappyBirthdayViratKohli #HappyBirthdayVirat @imVkohli
Happy Birthday, @imVkohli. Thank you for all the joy - game after game, year after year.— Sohini (@Mittermaniac) November 4, 2019
I'd nearly stopped watching cricket after the Golden Generation retired. But then this man came along and...#HappyBirthdayViratKohli pic.twitter.com/JYyd39LAHB
Currently on a break from international cricket, Kohli will be returning to the field for India's upcoming Test series against Bangladesh.