Indian captain Rohit Sharma is celebrating his 35th birthday today (April 30). The cricket fraternity, including former and current players, extended their best wishes to the ‘Hitman’ of Indian cricket.
Rohit is currently leading the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL 2022.
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who is at present serving MI as a mentor, passed wishes to his former teammate. He took to Twitter and wrote: “Wish you a happy birthday Rohit. Have a great year ahead.”
Wish you a happy birthday Rohit.
Have a great year ahead. pic.twitter.com/pH4U8ajTpC
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 30, 2022
Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal came up with a heartwarming message for Rohit, terming the Mumbaikar as his ‘elder brother’.
“The love & respect for my Rohitaa Shramaa will always be constant on & off field Found my bade bhaiya Wishing you lifetime of happiness, amazing games & good health Happy birthday Hitman @ImRo45,” tweeted Yuzvendra.
The love & respect for my Rohitaa Shramaa will always be constant on & off field
Found my bade bhaiya 🤗
Wishing you lifetime of happiness, amazing games & good health 🧿
Happy birthday Hitman 🎂 @ImRo45 pic.twitter.com/ZSRGNQHCp4
— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) April 30, 2022
Former India cricketer Suresh Raina called Rohit as ‘Master of cricket’ while extending his best wishes.
“My best wishes to the master of cricket @ImRo45 champ. You have made all of us proud & inspired generations to come! May God bless you with the best always! #HappyBirthdayRohitSharma,” tweeted Raina.
My best wishes to the master of cricket @ImRo45 champ. You have made all of us proud & inspired generations to come! May God bless you with the best always! 🙌🤗 #HappyBirthdayRohitSharma pic.twitter.com/NcaTrlozvS
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) April 30, 2022
Rohit’s opening partner, KL Rahul, took to Twitter and wrote: “Birthday greetings to the hitman. Wishing you the best, Ro @ImRo45”
— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) April 30, 2022
Former India opener Gautam Gambhir recalled his IPL days lavishing praise on Rohit for being the only skipper who gave him a tough time.
“Birthday greetings to the only batsman who’s given me nightmares as a captain. Thankfully I don’t captain anymore @ImRo45,” Gambhir captioned his post.
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) April 30, 2022
Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav appreciated Rohit for being a big supporter and wrote: “Happy birthday Rohit Bhai. Appreciate your support always. Cheers to all the fun we have had together & all the wonderful memories to come. Enjoy your day. @ImRo45”
— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) April 30, 2022
Ex-cricketer Yuvraj Singh shared a heartening video that featured his photos with the current India skipper.
“Happy birthday, brotherman this is the time to back yourself and hit it out of the park like you always have Sending you loads of love and good wishes on your special day @ImRo45,” tweeted Yuvraj.
Happy birthday brotherman 🎂 this is the time to back yourself and hit it out of the park like you always have 💪🏻👊🏻 Sending you loads of love and good wishes on your special day ❤️🤗 @ImRo45 pic.twitter.com/kpxDGrdBem
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) April 30, 2022
Here is how others wished Rohit:
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) April 30, 2022
4⃣0⃣0⃣ international matches 👌
1⃣5⃣,7⃣3⃣3⃣ international runs & going strong 👍
Only batter to hit 3⃣ ODI double tons 🔝
2007 ICC World T20 & 2013 ICC Champions Trophy winner 🏆 🏆
— BCCI (@BCCI) April 30, 2022
Happy Birthday @ImRo45! Here’s to many more years of good friendship!
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) April 30, 2022
— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) April 30, 2022
— Tilak Varma (@TilakV9) April 29, 2022
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) April 30, 2022
— Rahul Sharma (@ImRahulSharma3) April 30, 2022
— Reema Malhotra (@ReemaMalhotra8) April 30, 2022
Here’s to #TeamIndia‘s Hitman, who lets his bat get the job done 😎🔥
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) April 30, 2022
— Aryan Juyal (@aryanjuyal11) April 30, 2022
— Ashoke Dinda (@dindaashoke) April 30, 2022
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) April 30, 2022
Nothing explains Rohit Sharma better than this picture.. a hard working man with a positive attitude. There is hardly anything which he can’t achieve. Happy Birthday @imro45 Cheers! pic.twitter.com/5LaemYT9RQ
— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) April 30, 2022
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 30, 2022
Here’s wishing Team India skipper and one of the most elegant batters in world cricket, @ImRo45, a very Happy Birthday! 🥳
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) April 30, 2022
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) April 30, 2022
— Washington Sundar (@Sundarwashi5) April 30, 2022
We all have that one friend who laughs when you are angry;) Happy birthday brother @ImRo45 may you score tons of runs and achieve greater heights on field #HappyBirthdayRohit pic.twitter.com/BIDNHkEN1B
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) April 30, 2022
— Ramandeep Singh (@Ramandeep__13) April 29, 2022
— Hrithik Shokeen (@Hrithik14S) April 29, 2022
Wishing India’s own Hitman @ImRo45 a very happy birthday. May you create more records and bring Team India laurels in near future. Have a successful and healthy year ahead. #HappyBirthdayRohitSharma pic.twitter.com/76P6cChbyA
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) April 30, 2022
— Navdeep Saini (@navdeepsaini96) April 30, 2022
Happy birthday @ImRo45 hope you have a great day and year. Hope the coming year is full of trophies and lots of runs #cricket #crickettwitter #RohitSharma𓃵 #RohitSharma #RohitSharmabirthday pic.twitter.com/ssI2Op2WdU
— Kiran More (@JockMore) April 30, 2022
— Unmukt Chand (@UnmuktChand9) April 30, 2022
— Mayank Agarwal (@mayankcricket) April 30, 2022
— S.Badrinath (@s_badrinath) April 30, 2022