'Keep shining brother'
Even as he enjoys some rare off time, social media was all abuzz on Tuesday as Virat Kohli turned 31.
Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter and wrote: "Wishing you a very happy birthday Virat! Continue scoring runs and leading India with the same passion! All the best." Kohli, who is widely hailed as the run-machine, has many records under his belt.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India was the first wish the batting superstar.
“As #TeamIndia Captain @imVkohli turns 31, we take a look back at his maiden ODI hundred and where it all started for the Run Machine.”
Virender Sehwag wished Team India skipper with a unique wish: “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.”
Shikhar Dhawan tweeted, "Many many happy returns of the day @imVkohli. Keep shining brother."
VVS Laxman wrote, “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.”
Mohammed Kaif tweeted, “In 2012, when I played for RCB , watched Barcelona play on his laptop together. I thought he had something special about him but never knew he was going to become an absolute legend @imVkohli#HappyBirthdayViratKohli.”
Harbhajan Singh wished, "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."
Another Delhi boy Ishant Sharma wrote, "Wishing you a very Happy Birthday Chiku! @imVkohli may you achieve all the happiness and break every benchmark!!"
Suresh Raina tweeted, "Happy birthday, brother @imVkohli More runs, more power & more glory to you on your special day. Keep doing what you do. Best wishes, always!"
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