Joyful Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: ‘He had swag earlier than swag was a phrase’, needs pour in as former India captain turns 72
Former Indian cricket workforce captain and legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar is celebrating his 72nd birthday at the moment, 10 July. He’s thought to be among the best opening batsmen within the historical past of Check cricket who set information for many Check centuries scored by any batsman and most Check runs throughout his profession.
Gavaskar scored 10,122 runs with 34 a whole lot in 123 Checks he performed for Workforce India. Within the ODI format, he performed 108 matches and scored 3,092 runs. He was additionally part of the 1983 workforce that gained the historic World Cup on the Lord’s cricket floor in London beneath the management of Kapil Dev.
He was inducted into the ICC Corridor of Fame in 2009 and is a recipient of the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. The previous cricketer is now a well known cricket commentator.
As he turns a 12 months older at the moment, needs are pouring in since morning for the previous cricketer on social media. Many cricketers and membership franchises wished Gavaskar on his 72nd birthday.
The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) was among the many first ones to want the legend on his birthday. The board tweeted, “1983 World Cup-winner. 233 worldwide video games. 13,214 worldwide runs. First batsman to register 10,000 runs in Checks. Here is wishing Sunil Gavaskar – former #TeamIndia captain & one of many most interesting batsmen to have ever graced the sport – a really completely happy birthday”.
1983 World Cup-winner
233 worldwide video games
13,214 worldwide runs
First batsman to register 10,000 runs in Checks
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 10, 2021
Sharing a video message on Twitter, Sachin Tendulkar wished Gavaskar “a 12 months full of excellent well being and happiness”.
Joyful Birthday Gavaskar Sir.
Wishing you a 12 months full of excellent well being and happiness. pic.twitter.com/LMyzkbOrDT
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 10, 2021
Wishing Gavaskar in his distinctive type, former cricketer Virender Sehwag revealed that the legendary cricketer used to say “chal phut!” to bowlers who used to attempt their finest to get him out. “Joyful Birthday to the legend, Sunny Bhai. Aise hello fodte rahiye,” he added.
Chal Phut. That is what the good #SunilGavaskar mentioned to bowlers attempting their finest to get him out.
Joyful Birthday to the legend, Sunny Bhai. Aise hello fodte rahiye pic.twitter.com/6H54N9wunF
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 10, 2021
Wishing his “childhood hero and inspiration,” former Indian batsmen VVS Laxman shared that Gavaskar was the one who instilled perception and braveness in lots of younger Indian batsmen to face the most effective bowlers the world over fearlessly.
Many extra completely happy returns of the day to my childhood hero and inspiration, Sunil Gavaskar.
He instilled braveness and perception in lots of younger Indian batsmen to face the most effective bowlers on the planet fearlessly. Have an awesome day and 12 months forward, Sunny Bhai ! pic.twitter.com/QqfWTHYR90
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 10, 2021
Among the many many needs, Harbhajan Singh too took to Twitter and wished happiness and nice well being for Gavaskar. Check out a number of extra birthday needs under:
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) July 10, 2021
My finest needs to the legend of Indian Cricket. You could have been an inspiration for each budding cricketer, with out you the cricket wouldn’t be the identical! Keep blessed with good well being! #happybirthdaysunilgavaskar
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) July 10, 2021
Joyful 72nd birthday to the batting legend of Indian Cricket and the first ever batsman to attain 10,000 Check runs. The sheer braveness you confirmed whereas going through the fierest bowlers will all the time stay unmatched.Want you an awesome well being and prosperity Shri #SunilGavaskar pic.twitter.com/rfqIoxnvjg
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) July 10, 2021
The primary batsman to 10,000 Check runs
Third-most Check centuries for India
The unique Little Grasp
Joyful birthday to the good Sunil Gavaskar, who turns 72 pic.twitter.com/04R0Kf7yQ0
— ICC (@ICC) July 10, 2021
He had swag earlier than swag was even a phrase. Joyful Birthday to the person who has forgotten extra in regards to the recreation than most of us will ever be taught. #SunilGavaskar #Inspiration pic.twitter.com/69bp15DBv4
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) July 10, 2021
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) July 10, 2021
Birthday Greetings, Sir- the Man of many Firsts. Indian Cricket is lucky that you simply consistently raised the bar. Great that you simply proceed to contribute along with your unflagging enthusiasm for the Recreation.#SunilGavaskar Sir
— Parvinder Awana (@ParvinderAwana) July 10, 2021
My inspiration, my idol!
Watching you play cricket, sparked desires of being a cricketer in lots of, and I used to be certainly one of them. Wishing you a really completely happy birthday Gavaskar sir.#SunilGavaskar pic.twitter.com/AC8kUFWL8g
— Vinod Kambli (@vinodkambli349) July 10, 2021
Joyful Birthday to the evergreen #legend of #IndianCricket. The sheer braveness you confirmed whereas going through the ‘specific’ quick bowlers in such tough wickets with out helmet, will all the time stay unmatched.
Joyful Birthday #SunilGavaskar Sir! Keep Joyful & wholesome!#happybirthday pic.twitter.com/dl83eXY4eg
— MANOJ TIWARY (@tiwarymanoj) July 10, 2021
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