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Gautam Gambhir, who is regarded as India’s unsung hero in both ICC T20 World Cup and 50 over World Cup finals, turns 37 today. Cricketers, actors and his fans took to twitter to express their wishes to the Delhi opener.
Gambhir was instrumental in India lifting two ICC trophies after he played a crucial knock of 57 in the T20 World Cup final in 2007 and scintillating 97 in the 50 over World Cup final in 2011. His opening partnerships with Virender Sehwag was then a trend setter for Indian Cricket.
Also Gambhir is only the 4th batsmen in the world and first Indian to score 5 consecutive centuries in test cricket. He also captained the IPL Franchise KKR to two titles in 2012 and 2014. Even though his form has declined of late and has lost his place in the national side, Gautam Gambhir will be remembered for his selfless service in the Indian Cricket Team.
Here are some of the tweets that flooded in to wish Gambhir a very happy birthday.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 14, 2018
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) October 14, 2018
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) October 14, 2018
Happy birthday my brother @GautamGambhir have a great year ahead
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) October 14, 2018
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) October 14, 2018
Wish you a very happy birthday brother @GautamGambhir. May you be blessed with lots of success and happiness always!
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) October 14, 2018
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) October 14, 2018
— ICC (@ICC) October 14, 2018
— surya77 (@surya_14kumar) October 14, 2018
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) October 14, 2018
To my dear friend @GautamGambhir Wish you a very happy birthday. Lots of love always.
— John Abraham (@TheJohnAbraham) October 14, 2018
— Pragyan Prayas Ojha (@pragyanojha) October 14, 2018
— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) October 14, 2018
Happy Birthday @GautamGambhir ! May you have a wonderful year ahead!
— Wriddhiman Saha (@Wriddhipops) October 14, 2018
Wish you many more happy returns of the day GG @GautamGambhir.
— Lakshmipathi balaji (@Lbalaji55) October 14, 2018
Happy birthday @GautamGambhir bro. Hope u having a good one
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) October 14, 2018
Warm birthday greetings to @GautamGambhir. You have made us proud in the field of cricket and also done many a remarkable things outside the game of cricket. Best wishes for your bright future.
— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) October 14, 2018
— Sudhir Kumar Gautam (@Sudhir10dulkar) October 14, 2018
— Yash Saxena (@YashSax05570883) October 14, 2018