Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: As the celebrated India captain Virat Kohli turns 30 and the world is wishing the No 1 batsman in the world. Tendulkar to Sehwag to Anushka, all have wished the cricketer who is currently spending his 30th birthday along with his wife in Haridwar. On this occasion, let us relive the iconic quotes on him ushered by famous cricketers.

Here are the iconic quotes:

AB de Villiers: Virat is one the world’s greatest batsman, combining an unmatched ability to dispatch the ball with pin-point accuracy with exceptional running between the wickets.

Sourav Ganguly: As of now, Virat Kohli is the greatest batsman in the world.

Ian Healy: I have watched Sachin but I must say he (Virat) has the ability to bat like him.

Sir Vivian Richards: I love watching Virat bat. I love his aggression and serious passion that I used to have. He reminds me of myself.

Nasser Hussain: If I have to pick the best batsman in the world, only two names come to mind. One is AB de Villiers and the other is Virat Kohli.

Harbhajan Singh: There aren’t too many batsmen in the world now who love chasing and the burden of trying to take on a big score. The more the pressure on Virat, the better he plays.

Sunil Gavaskar: To be a good player you need talent, to be a great player you need an attitude like Virat Kohli.

Gary Kirsten: Virat is a rare talent. I was fortunate to be a part of the process of seeing him grow and that gives me immense pleasure.

Ian Chappel: Virat is the Prince of Indian cricket.

Sanjay Manjrekar: Virat’s success does not surprise you, his failures do.

Michael Clarke: Watching Kohli bat, Reminds me of Tendulkar.

Brian Lara: He is just an amazing batsman. No need to say more.

Yuvraj Singh: There are players who are in form and there is Kohli who wins you games after games.

Michael Vaughan: No shame in beaten by a genius. Virat is a freak.

Kumar Sangakkara: Virat is the best shorter version batsman I have ever seen. He has been an absolute genius.

Kohli would soon join the Indian team for the tour of Australia which begins from November 21.