Virender Sehwag took no time to wish the great English cricketer, as he posed the tweet along with a picture of Wilkins in his teenage days © IANS
Virender Sehwag took no time to wish the great English cricketer, as he posed the tweet along with a picture of Wilkins in his teenage days © IANS

India‘s former swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag on Monday went on to this Twitter handle to wish former English County cricketer Alan Wilkins on his birthday, who went on to become 63. Sehwag, who is highly active on the social media, especially on his Twitter, took no time to wish the great English cricketer, as he posed the tweet along with a picture of Wilkins in his teenage days, when he was at the age of 22. He also mentioned since his twitter handle said 22, he took the image, and also said the Wilkins looked like a peeled egg. Wilkins unfortunately never played for England. Rio Olympics: Virender Sehwag cheering for Yogeshwar Dutt in his own way

Virender Sehwag, once a dashing opener for India, has now become one of the most followed cricketers and celebrities on Twitter. Known for his funny, witty and straightforward way of expressing opinion, Sehwag has over the last few months wished cricketers on their birthdays, congratulated sportspersons and cheered for athletes participating in the Rio Olympics in his own way. On Sunday, he reached out to Twitter to show support for Yogeshwar Dutt, India’s star wrestler who will be on action on the final day of the Olympics. Yogeshwar, will be up against Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran of Mongolia in the first round on Sunday, and Sehwag’s advice for him was “Dho daalo aaj”. Virender Sehwag suggests tax removal from prize money of Indian athletics winning medals in Olympics

 

 

After the whole country congratulated India’s two medalists, till now from the Olympics, he came up with a suggestion to Honourable Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and Finance Minsiter, Arun Jaitley, that tax should be waived off from the prize money earned by athletics winning medals as they bring laurels and respect to the nation. He also asked for comments from people on this.