Veteran Indian legend, Sunil Gavaskar, turned another leaf in life as he celebrates his 71st birthday on Friday. Gavaskar is one of the greatest ever batsmen in world cricket to grace the field of the sport. Sunil Gavaskar played a total of 125 Test matches for the India National Cricket Team. During his stint, he scored more than 10000 runs in the format with a career average of above 50. Apart from it, he also scored more than 3000 runs in 108 games at an average of above 35.
Twitter was flooded with wishes for the original little master on his birthday. From Ajinkya Rahane to veteran Indian pacer RP Singh, the cricket fraternity ensured that the little master is humbled with the wishes around him.
Sunil Gavaskar Birthday: Twitter Flooded With Wishes As Cricket Fraternity Joins Hands To Wish The Little Master
Wishing a very happy birthday to Sunil Gavaskar Sir. Wish him loads of happiness!
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) July 10, 2020
Happy birthday, Sunny bhai.
Grew up listening about his legendary tales of batting without a helmet. Now fortunate enough to know him & hear those stories from the man himself.
The man is always at home in the West Indies 😊 pic.twitter.com/usiz7PawhO
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) July 10, 2020
Happy Birthday to the Legend! Master of Indian Cricket 🇮🇳
From being the first person to score centuries and achieving many milestones.
You will always be loved by all the Cricket fans🏏
Wish you great health and prosperity🙏 pic.twitter.com/kh2pym3xdT
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) July 10, 2020
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) July 10, 2020
🔸 World Cup winner 🏆
🔸 First batsman to score 10,000 Test runs 👏
🔸 Most number of runs in debut Test series – 7⃣7⃣4⃣ 🙌
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 10, 2020
💥 First batsman to score 10,000 Test runs
💥 First batsman to score centuries in both innings of a Test thrice
💥 Held the record for most number of Test tons until 2005
💥 First India fielder to claim 100 Test catches
Happy birthday to legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar 🎉 pic.twitter.com/eyMqeSf54n
— ICC (@ICC) July 10, 2020
Many many happy returns of d day 2 Sunil Gavaskar Sir. D man who has scored d most runs in his debut series, he has scored most of his runs without a helmet in dat era, which is unthinkable. Wish u have a great year ahead Sir. May God always blesses U nd ur family😊#SunilGavaskar pic.twitter.com/lsCHlFsnTZ
— MANOJ TIWARY (@tiwarymanoj) July 10, 2020
— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) July 10, 2020
The Many Shades of Sunny G ☀️
From the 70s baggy hat, to the 2020 quarantine beard, the charm remains constant 🔥
Happy birthday to the Evergreen, ever youthful Sunil Gavaskar 🥳
1, 2, 3, 4 pick your favourite Sunny look ⚡️
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) July 10, 2020
— S.Badrinath (@s_badrinath) July 10, 2020
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) July 10, 2020