Virender Sehwag takes the cake as cricket world wishes Rahul Dravid a happy birthday

ANI
Published Jan 11, 2017, 4:13 pm IST
Updated Jan 11, 2017, 4:13 pm IST
Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Irfan Pathan and Gautam Gambhir also wished Dravid.
Often regarded as one of the greatest batsmen ever to grace the game, Rahul Dravid appeared in 164 Tests and 344 ODIs for India and notched up more than 10,000 runs in both the formats of the game in his trophy-laden career. (Photo: AP)
 Often regarded as one of the greatest batsmen ever to grace the game, Rahul Dravid appeared in 164 Tests and 344 ODIs for India and notched up more than 10,000 runs in both the formats of the game in his trophy-laden career. (Photo: AP)

Mumbai: Former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid, also known as the Wall, turned 43 today and warm birthday wishes poured in from the cricket fraternity.

The legendary Sachin Tendulkar wished his former teammate saying:

Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar

Former explosive Indian opener Virender Sehwag took to Twitter to wish his former teammate a very happy birthday.

Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid

Labelling Dravid as a `selfless` human being, former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif also extended his warm wishes to Mr. Dependable.

Kaif wrote:

Rahul Dravid, Mohammad Kaif

The Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI) tweeted,

Rahul Dravid

Meanwhile, newly-appointed limited-overs captain Virat Kohli thanked Dravid for being a great role model for aspiring cricketers.

Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli

Wishing `gentleman` Dravid a very happy birthday, paceman Irfan Pathan said,

Rahul Dravid, Irfan Pathan

Gautam Gambhir tweeted:

Rahul Dravid, Gautam Gambhir

Considering Dravid as a `Great Wall` of the Indian cricket, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel wished the Indian cricketer saying:

Rahul Dravid, Vijay Goel

Often regarded as one of the greatest batsmen ever to grace the game, Dravid appeared in 164 Tests and 344 ODIs for India and notched up more than 10,000 runs in both the formats of the game in his trophy-laden career.


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