Captain Cool celebrates 35th birthday
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India’s limited overs cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrated his 35th birthday on Thursday, with many of his teammates and other prominent faces wishing him on social networking site, Twitter.
From Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Anurag Thakur to his former teammates Virender Sehwag and V.V.S. Laxman to Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan to Shushant Singh Rajput, who is essaying Dhoni’s character in his biopic, Twitter was flooded with wishes for one of India’s best-known and greatest cricketers.
“#HappyBirthday @msdhoni wish you a great day & ‘tons’ of success!,” Thakur wrote.
Sehwag wished the Ranchi stumper in his trademark witty style and called for declaring July 7 as ‘National Helicopter Day’.
“Happy Birthday @msdhoni. May you keep doing Anhoni ko Honi.#NationalHelicopterDay,” the Nawab of Nazafgarh tweeted.
The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) official handle read: “Happy Birthday to one of the greatest captains of all time, as well as an exceptional batsman and WK, @msdhoni!”.
Senior Bachchan wrote, “Happy birthday MS.”
Rajput tweeted, “HappyBirthday Captain.A totally Selfless cricketer &a wonderfully amazing person..Respect. #HappyBirthdayCaptainCool.”