Gautam Gambhir’s Birthday: The Indian cricket fraternity took to social media to prolong birthday needs to former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir, who grew to become forty one on Friday. “242 global matches, 10324 global runs. Here’s wishing the 2007 World T20 & 2011 World Cup winners, @GautamGambhir a very pleased birthday,” The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) stated in a tweet. Former India batter Suresh Raina, who introduced his retirement from global cricket in August 2020, praised Gambhir for being “a gracious human being.
“Wishing @GautamGambhir all the love and success on his Birthday today! A actual buddy and a gracious human being. Happy Birthday brother, have a gorgeous day and a gratifying year ahead,” Suresh Raina tweeted. Yuvraj Singh, who was once the Player of the Tournament in the 2011 World Cup, praised Gambhir for being ‘a champion in authentic sense’.
“Wishing a very Happy Birthday to my pricey brother @GautamGambhir – a champion in each and every sense! Lots of love GG. Hope to see you soon,” former India batter Yuvraj Singh tweeted. Former India captain Mithali Raj additionally took to Twitter and wrote, “Wishing @GautamGambhir a very blissful birthday! You have been relentless in the provider of the country on and off the field.
May God bless you with success and happiness. Gambhir helped India win the World Cup in 2007 and 2011. His 97 in the 2011 World Cup final still brings joy to all Indian cricket fans.
The left-hander scored 75 against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup final at Wanderers in Johannesburg. Gambhir has represented India in over 6000 matches with 147 ODIs and 37 T20Is. Over the years he has led the Kolkata Knight Riders in two IPL seasons with impressive success in 2012 and 2014.