Indian cricket team captain, Virat Kohli celebrated his 31st birthday on November 5. Over the years, he has evolved from a brash young cricketer to one of the most dedicated students of the game, with his fitness levels and commitment spoken about across the board.
Needless to say, social media was abuzz on the occasion of the captain’s birthday. His mentions were flooded today with teammates and other celebrities going gaga over Kohli.
Check some of the best ones here:
Wishing you a very happy birthday Virat! Continue scoring runs and leading India with the same passion! All the best. pic.twitter.com/DhExlercwC— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 5, 2019
May the ball always appear as big as this and may your batting always be like a F5 button, refresh everyone who is blessed to see it. Badalon ki tarah chaaye raho, hamesha khush raho @imVkohli #HappyBirthdayViratKohli pic.twitter.com/32sydYLeRg— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 5, 2019
31 and top of the world. A great place to be. A very happy birthday to you @imVkohli— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) November 5, 2019
Happy birthday @imVkohli, have an amazing year ahead filled with lots of runs, wins, blessings and happiness.. ✨— IamKedar (@JadhavKedar) November 5, 2019
Wishing you a fantastic year ahead, dost @imVkohli. Sending three essentials your way - good health, peace and an injury-free season full of victories.— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) November 5, 2019
Many more happy returns of the day @imVkohli , god bless and look forward to the super V.— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) November 5, 2019
Happy birthday mere chotte veer @imVkohli modern generations batting master,I wish you all the success on and off the field.. May waheguru continue to bless you with everything..stay happy and healthy.. #HappyBirthdayVirat ❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/VQxlESr9NV— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) November 5, 2019
Many more happy returns of the day dear @imVkohli . Wishing you a great year full of happiness and sunshine! May you continue to set new benchmarks and experience ever more love and joy #HappyBirthdayViratKohli pic.twitter.com/KYg3CGHQei— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 5, 2019
Even the ‘home of cricket’ did not want to be left behind
Virat Kohli has been rested from the ongoing Bangladesh T20s, where India lost the first match. He will, however, be back for the Test series, and will captain India in their historic first-ever day/night Test at Kolkata.
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