Birthday wishes poured in for former Indian batsman Mohammad Kaif from across the cricketing fraternity as the right-hander turns 38 today. From the ‘God of Cricket’ – Sachin Tendulkar to world’s richest cricket board – Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), from most destructive batsmen of all time, Virender Sehwag to India’s World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh, many current and former cricketers took to Twitter to extend their good wishes to Kaif on his special day. Also Read - IPL 2020 Points Table Today Latest Update After Match 48: Mumbai Indians Beat Royal Challengers Bangalore to Extend Lead on No.1 Spot; Jasprit Bumrah Grabs 2nd Position in Purple Cap Tally
“Here’s wishing @MohammadKaif a very happy birthday. Have a great year ahead,” the BCCI tweeted. Also Read - IPL 2020 Match Report: Suryakumar Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah Shine as Mumbai Indians Beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 Wickets to Take Step Forward Towards Playoffs
Posting a picture with Kaif, Sehwag wrote, “May you follow your dreams. Wish you health, happiness, high jumps and diving around with your children @MohammadKaif . #HappyBirthdayMohammadKaif.”
” May beauty and happiness always surround you. Wish you a very happy Birthday @MohammadKaif !” cricketing stalwart VVS Laxman tweeted.
The Delhi Daredevils (DD), which represents the national capital in the Indian Premier League (IPL), also wished its “newest addition” of the team.
” Here’s wishing the newest addition to the family, our Assistant Coach @MohammadKaif, a very Happy Birthday,” Delhi Daredevils’ official handle wrote.
Kaif led the Indian team to victory in the U-19 World Cup in 2000. He became one of the best fielders India ever produced.
During the 2002 NatWest series in England, Kaif hit the high notes, culminating in a magnificent unbeaten 87 runs as India successfully chased 326 runs to emerge victorious in the final. He also hit a superb 111 (not out) against Zimbabwe in the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy.