Many former and current cricketers wished along with the privileges of the former club indian cricket team captain of the team Sunil Gavaskar On his seventy-second birthday. Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) among others posted their birthday wishes on social media for the legendary batsman. Gavaskar, who is now one of the most famous commentators, was part of the Indian team that won the 1983 World Cup under Kapil Dev at the famous Lords Cricket Ground in London.
BCCI listed some of Gavaskar’s accomplishments and wrote on Twitter, “1983 World Cup winner, 233 caps, 13,214 international tours, first batsman to score 10,000 rounds in Tests. Here is a wish for Sunil Gavaskar – former #TeamIndia captain and one of the best batsmen to have honored Absolutely the game – a very happy birthday.”
1983 World Cup Winner
233 international matches
13,214 international tour
First batsman to score 10,000 rounds in Tests
– BCCI (BCCI) July 10, 2021
Sachin Tendulkar shared a video message to Javaskar, wishing him “a year full of health and happiness”.
Happy birthday, Mr. Javaskar.
Wishing you a year full of health and happiness. pic.twitter.com/LMyzkbOrDT
– Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 10, 2021
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah wrote, “Happy 72nd birthday to the batting legend of Indian cricket and the first-ever batsman to score 10,000 Test runs. The sheer courage you showed while facing the fiercest bowlers will always be unmatched. I wish you great health and prosperity Shri #SunilGavaskar.”
Happy 72nd birthday to the batting legend of Indian cricket and the first ever batsman to score 10,000 Test runs. The sheer courage you showed while facing the fiercest bowlers will always be matched. I wish you great health and prosperity. #SunilGavaskar pic.twitter.com/rfqIoxnvjg
– JayShah July 10, 2021
Sehwag also wished Gavaskar in his unique style and shared a small clip with the caption, “Chal Phut. This is what great #SunilGavaskar said to the bowlers doing their best to bring him out. Happy birthday to the legend, Sunny Bhai. Aise hi fodte rahiye :).”
– virendersehwag July 10, 2021
Many others wished for the former Indian captain.
First batsman to 10,000 demo round
India’s third most test century
The original Little Master
Happy birthday to the great Sunil Gavaskar, who is 72 years old pic.twitter.com/04R0Kf7yQ0
– ICC (ICC) July 10, 2021
– Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) July 10, 2021
Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) July 10, 2021
– Pragyan Ojha (pragyanojha) July 10, 2021
A legend that turns every gloomy day into a “sunny”
– Delhi Capitals (Stay at home. Wear double masks) (DelhiCapitals) July 10, 2021
Punjab Kings (PunjabKingsIPL) July 10, 2021
Gavaskar played 125 Tests for India, scoring 10,122 rounds with 34 hundreds. He also represented the country in the ODI format, playing 108 matches.
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