Virat Kohli is celebrating his 29th birthday while his fans and followers on social media are showering their love for the Indian skipper. Born on November 5, 2017, Kohli has emerged as one of the greatest cricketers of the modern era. With 4658 runs in Tests, 9030 runs in ODIs and 1943 in T20Is, he has dominated in all the three formats. Currently, he is ranked no.1 in the ICC list of ODI as well as T20I batsmen.
A day before his birthday, the Indian Cricket Team lost the 2nd T20I match of the 3-match bilateral series to New Zealand by 40 runs. However, the men in blue lightened up the mood of their captain by celebrating his birthday at midnight in the team hotel.
Meanwhile, numerous people from cricket and film fraternity wished the captain fearless of team India. Let’s a have a look who said what:
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) November 4, 2017
— ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) November 5, 2017
— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) November 5, 2017
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) November 5, 2017
Happy birthday @imVkohli my brother from another mother.. khush reh.. rab tenu hamesha chardikala ch rakhe.. god bless
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) November 5, 2017
@imVkohli happy birthday and god bless …have a great day
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) November 5, 2017
— yuZvendra Chahal23 (@yuzi_chahal) November 4, 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
I hope this year brings many wonderful moments for you to celebrate. Have the best one & happy birthday @imVkohli.
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) November 5, 2017
Happy birthday @imVkohli Keep being your amazing self..hope all your dreams come true & hope you keep touching the sky!
— Shraddha (@ShraddhaKapoor) November 5, 2017
— Mandeep Singh (@mandeeps12) November 4, 2017
— Iqbal abdullah (@iqqiabdullah) November 4, 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) November 5, 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) November 5, 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) November 4, 2017
After his birthday, Kohli had another challenge to deal with. India will be facing the Kiwis in the T20I series decider on November 7 in Thiruvananthapuram. They had to put in all their efforts to win the final clash so as to maintain their winning streak in this calendar year intact.