New Delhi: India’s test skipper Virat Kohli turned 28 on Saturday.Fans and well wishers wished him on the occasion. The Delhi batsman has enjoyed a gigantic surge in his fan following in the last two years, thanks to his golden run with the bat.
2016 in particular will go down as Virat Kohli’s year as the stylish right-hander elevated his game to a new level in all three formats. Awestruck by Kohli’s brilliance, several experts feel he has surpassed even South African batsman AB de Villiers in limited-overs cricket.
Hence it came as no surprise when Indian cricket fans celebrated Kohli’s birthday with tremendous enthusiasm, especially on social media networks.Leading the way, as always, was former Indian opener Virender Sehwag, who paid a fitting tribute to Virat.
Viru’s birthday greeting perfectly captured the rise of Virat Kohli, from a young chubby batsman to a run machine, aptly.
‘Haazme ki Goli, Rangon ki Holi,Gujarat me Ghagra Choli
Aur Batting mein Virat Kohli
Poore India ko pasand hai#HappyBirthdayVirat’
Many others also wished the 28 year old batsman in various social media platforms.