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“Happy Birthday Legend”: Suresh Raina, KL Rahul Lead Wishes For AB De Villiers On 37th Birthday
- Updated: February 17, 2021
South African cricketing superstar AB de Villiers is celebrating his 37th birthday today and the veteran received wishes from the cricket fraternity on the occasion. KL Rahul, Gurkeerat Maan, Suresh Raina, Navdeep Saini, Harbhajan Singh and Washington Sundar were some of the Indians who have conveyed their wishes on Twitter. “Happy birthday legend aka Mr 360 and everyone’s favourite @ABdeVilliers17 You make batting look so easy. Have a great day and thank you for inspiring us,” read the message from Rahul.
Raina wished the South African cricketer “many happy returns of the day”, going on to wish him a wonderful year ahead. “Many happy returns of the day to Mr 360. Catch you at the IPL soon my friend. Have a wonderful year ahead @ABdeVilliers17, Cheers. #HappyBirthdayABD,” said the cricketer.
Former Indian player Harbhajan Singh shared a pic where both he and De Villiers can be seen lying on the ground. Harbhajan wished the South African a happy birthday, in the caption of the tweet. “Happy birthday bruuu @ABdeVilliers17 praktakh pic,” read the caption.
Sundar and Saini similarly wished De Villiers a very happy birthday.
Gurkeerat Singh who represented RCB in IPL 2020, termed it amazing to experience the South African’s “greatness upclose.”
“You make cricket look way too easy for the rest of us mortals. It has been amazing to experience your greatness upclose. A very happy birthday to you @ABdeVilliers17,” he said in a tweet.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) where De Villiers plies his trade in the Indian Premier League, tweeted a video, describing him as a “true entertainer on and off the field,”.
“Happy Birthday AB A leader, mentor and most importantly a true entertainer on and off the field. Wishing you a very very Happy Birthday AB. @ABdeVilliers17 #PlayBold #HappyBirthdayAB #WeAreChallengers,” read the message from the Bangalore-based franchise.
De Villiers retired from international cricket in 2018 after playing 114 Tests, 228 One-day Internationals (ODIs) and 78 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) for South Africa.