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Rohit Sharma turns 30: Wishes pour in for 'Talent ka bhandaar'

News Agencies | Updated on: 30 April 2017, 14:57 IST
Rohit Sharma turns 30: Wishes pour in for 'Talent ka bhandaar' (ANI)

Flamboyant Indian batsman Rohit Sharma turns 30 on Sunday. And his former teammates and colleagues took to their respective Twitter handles to wish the Mumbaikar.

Former Indian opener Virendra Sehwag tweeted, 'Happy Birthday Talent ka Bhandaar @ImRo45 . One of the best players to watch when in full flow.'

"Hi Rolls Royce @ImRo45, happy b'day. Like I said in my @HTSportsNews column, "watching u bat is like getting a gentle massage." @IPL @BCCI," said Gautam Gambhir.

Ace Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin wrote, "Many more happy returns of the day @ImRo45 . Here is to lots and lots of happy memories together."

"Happy birthday hitman @ImRo45! Hit all worries out of the park and stay happy always. God bless," said Rohit's IPL teammate Harbhajan Singh.

"His 264 is the highest ever individual ODI score - Happy Birthday, Rohit Sharma!" tweeted ICC.

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY, @ImRo45. Here's wishing you lot of success and great times ahead #HappyBirthdayRohit #TeamIndia," BCCI wrote on its official Twitter Handle.

"Captain. Leader. Hitman. Let's wish our skipper a very happy birthday! #HappyBirthdayRohit," wrote Mumbai Indians.

"Wish you a very Happy birthday buddy @ImRo45 have a great day and a year ahead," tweeted Ajinkya Rahane.

Rohit, born in Mumbai in 1987, has so far represented India in 21 Tests, 153 ODIs and 62 T20Is in which he has scored 1184, 5131 and 1364 runs respectively.

He is also the only batsman to have scored two double hundreds and a 250 in ODIs. His on field records keep everyone stunned, be it his stunning 209 in an ODI against Australia at Bangalore where he scored 209 runs or his record knock of 264 in an ODI against Sri Lanka at Kolkata.


First published: 30 April 2017, 14:57 IST