Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: Wishes pour in as Team India skipper turns 32
CRICKET: Team India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday (November 5) turned 32, as wishes poured in from all directions for the cricket fraternity.
Kohli, who currently holds the number 1 spot in ICC’s ODI batting rankings, made his international debut in the format way back on August 2008. Since then, he went on to earn 248 ODI caps for the team and smashed 11867 runs.
The 32-year-old has represented the ‘Men In Blue’ in 86 Test matches, scoring 7240 runs with a highest personal score of 254*. In T20Is, he has played 82 matches and smashed 2794 runs.
Extending birthday wishes to Kohli, former cricketer Suresh Raina tweeted: “Happy birthday @imVkohli. Best wishes and lots of success ahead. #HappyBirthdayViratKohili.”
VVS Laxman wrote: “Many more happy returns of the day @imVkohli. May you find ever more joy, success and love. #HappyBirthdayViratKohli”
Highlighting Kohli’s achievements, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) tweeted: “* 2011 World Cup-winner * 21,901 runs, 70 centuries in intl. cricket * Most Test wins as Indian captain * Leading run-getter in T20Is (Men’s) Wishing #TeamIndia captain @imVkohli a very happy birthday.”
“Happy Birthday @imVkohli! To all the amazing times we have had together this year, and here’s to many more! Wishing you a wonderful birthday..lots