As Anil Kumble turns 47, cricketers and fans pour in wishes on the birthday of the former India cricketer and head coach. Among the wishes, as usual, Virender Sehwag‘s happened to be the most unique one.

Happy Birthday, Anil Kumble! The legendary wizard turns 47
Happy Birthday, Anil Kumble! The legendary wizard turns 47

In his usual style of wishing his mates and close ones via funny quotes, Sehwag wished his former teammate. Kumble, too, was prompt to reply to Sehwag’s tweet. Sehwag wrote: “On Dhanteras, wishing one of India’s greatest Dhan @anilkumble1074 bhai a very happy birthday. Jai jai Shiv Shambho, Happy Birthday Jumbo !”

Here is Sehwag’s tweet:

Sachin Tendulkar posted a photo of his India teammate to wish him on birthday

Suresh Raina, too, wished Kumble on his birthday.

VVS Laxman wished his former teammate

Rohit Sharma and Harbhajan Singh were among those who wished Kumble

Among the youngsters, Kuldeep Yadav wished the former India head coach.

Aakash Chopra, Mohammad Kaif wished Kumble, too


After having a successful tenure as head coach, Kumble stepped down from the position this year, after Virat Kohli’s reservations came into fore. Here’s wishing him a very happy birthday.