West Indies legend Garry Sobers turns 80: Twitter reactions

West Indies legend Garry Sobers widely regarded as the greatest cricketer of all time, turned 80 on Thursday; he is without a doubt one of the finest all-rounder s to have played the gentlemen s game of cricket. Many few had an impact on opposition like Sobers, who has numerous records scripted to his name and was the backbone of West Indies side for many years. READ MORE: Garry Sobers: 10 anecdotes about the greatest all-rounder the world has seen

Sobers represented West Indies in 93 Tests, in which he amassed 8032 runs at an overwhelming average of 57.78. He also had 235 wickets to his name at 34.03. He could bowl pace, left-arm orthodox and chinaman. Sobers played just a solitary One-Day International (ODI) game in his career in which he got out on a duck and scalped one wicket. READ MORE: “Not so sober!” Virender Sehwag to birthday boy Garry Sobers

On his 80th birthday, Twitter was flooded with good wishes and thoughts. Take a look at some here: