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Virender Sehwag shares special wish on Twitter for birthday boy Rahul Dravid

Virender Sehwag shares special wish on Twitter for birthday boy Rahul Dravid

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Jan 2019, 03:34 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IBNS): Indian batting icon and former captain Rahul Dravid is receiving millions of wishes on the social media on Friday but it was one post on the micro-blogging site which remained completely unique from the rest.

It was posted by none other than former cricketer and Dravid's ex-colleague Virender Sehwag.

A regular user of  Twitter, Sehwag posted perhaps the most memorable birthday wish for Dravid, also popularly known as The Wall.

Sehwag tweeted: "Deewaron ke bhi kaan hote hain , is deewar ka bahut saaf Mann aur hriday bhi hai!( #TheWall too has ears, this one has a pure mind and a heart as well) A joy to have played with him and made so many wonderful memories together #HappyBirthdayRahulDravid !."

Sehwag also added an old image of himself with Dravid, who is celebrating his 46th birthday.

Another ex-cricketer VVS Laxman greeted him by saying: "Many more happy returns of the day to my dear friend Rahul. I wish him all the happiness and love and hope that he continues serving Indian Cricket and continues to inspire not just budding cricketers but the youth of the country. #HappyBirthdayRahulDravid."

ICC  posted: "24,208 international runs. 48 centuries. 146 fifties. #U19CWC winning coach in 2018. Happy birthday to India's Wall, the legendary Rahul Dravid! ," ICC tweeted.

Among the new members of the Indian team, Cheteshwar Pujara, who has been often compared with Dravid, tweeted: "Happy birthday Rahulbhai! Wish you a fantastic year ahead and loads of happiness! #HappyBirthdayRahulDravid."

Dravid: A glorious career

In his glorious career, Dravid had played  164 Tests fr the national side.

He scored 13,288 runs at an astonishing average of 52.31.

It included 36 hundreds and 63 fifties.

The Wall also scored 10,889 runs in 344 ODIs.

Considered as a brilliant slip fielder, he picked up world record 210 catches in that position.

Dravid these days is by shaping up the young players of India. He has played a crucial role in coaching the India A and India U19 teams.

He had also served as the captain of the Indian team in his career.

Virender Sehwag shares special wish on Twitter for birthday boy Rahul Dravid

India Blooms News Service
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