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Twitter Reactions: Indian cricketers on Virender Sehwag’s 40th birthday
By Sandy - Oct 20, 2018 8:02 pm
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Former Indian attacking opening batsman Virender Sehwag turns 40 on Saturday (October 20, 2018). He is one of the most popular batsmen in Indian cricket history as his attacking batting style attracted every generation of cricket fans.

Virender Sehwag

Meanwhile, the opposing teams always feared Sehwag as he was not only the quick game changer; he was also a confidence destroyer for the opposition bowlers.

The right-handed opening batsman had a long international cricket career from April 1999 to March 2013. Sehwag played 104 Tests, 251 ODIs and 19 T20Is where he scored 8,586 runs (average 49.34), 8,273 runs (average 35.05) and 394 runs (average 21.88) respectively.

Also, Sehwag took 136 international wickets (40 Test wickets and 96 ODI wickets) as a right-arm off-break bowler.

During his international career, the Indian cricket team achieved many successes, including the 2007 ICC World T20 and 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup victories.

Here are some Twitter reactions:

BCCI posted, “Happy Birthday @virendersehwag. On the swashbuckling opener’s Birthday, we relive his iconic ODI double hundred he scored against West Indies”

Sachin Tendulkar wrote, “141.211416441116464 Not a GPS location, but the way my friend @virendersehwag used to smash runs! Happy Birthday, ‘Veer’u!”

Suresh Raina posted, “Wishing you a very happy birthday Viru bhai @virendersehwag May you be blessed with health and happiness forever! #HappyBirthdayViru”

Harbhajan Singh wrote, “Wishing the modern generation’s Viv Richards a.k.a. @virendersehwag, my dear friend a very happy birthday! Hope you have an eventful year full of happiness and joy!”

Ravichandran Ashwin posted, “Happy Birthday Viru paaji @virendersehwag . May God bless you with good health and prosperity.”

Shikhar Dhawan wrote, “Wishing a happy birthday to @virendersehwag. May you live a long, happy and healthy life and get everything you want. God bless Viru paaji. @BCCI”

KL Rahul wrote, “Wishing you a Very Happy Birthday Viru Paa. Wish I could’ve returned the favour by putting some cake on you today! @virendersehwag”

VVS Laxman posted, “Happy birthday to a person who gives so much delight and happiness @virendersehwag #HappyBirthdayViru”

Sourav Ganguly wrote, “Viru sir @virendersehwag happy birthday”

The former Indian captain further added, “What a player @virendersehwag”

Mohammad Kaif wrote, “Happy Birthday to a thorough entertainer @virendersehwag . Wish you happiness and success in all you do #HappyBirthdayViru”

Aakash Chopra posted, “Happy Birthday @virendersehwag Have a great year buddy….”