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:
Former explosive Indian opener Virender Sehwag took to Twitter to wish his former teammate a very happy birthday.
Labelling Dravid as a `selfless` human being, former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif also extended his warm wishes to Mr. Dependable.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI) tweeted,
Meanwhile, newly-appointed limited-overs captain Virat Kohli thanked Dravid for being a great role model for aspiring cricketers.
Wishing `gentleman` Dravid a very happy birthday, paceman Irfan Pathan said,
Gautam Gambhir tweeted:
Considering Dravid as a `Great Wall` of the Indian cricket, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel wished the Indian cricketer saying:
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.