Virender Sehwag turned 40 and the entire cricket fraternity wished the former Indian opener. Sehwag known for his wit, gave his fans another reason to ROFL when he gave a hilarious reply to Ishant Sharma’s wish. India pace bowler Ishant Sharma took to Twitter to wish his Delhi mate on his 40th birthday. His post read, “Heartiest wishes to you on your Birthday, Virubhai. Tum jiyo hazaaron saal saal ke din hon pachaas hazaar.” Also Read - India Tour of Australia: Rishabh Pant May Not Make The National Team Due to 'Weight Issues'
Witty Sehwag came up with a quick response within minutes. Sehwag’s response was, “Thank you Burj Khalifa ji. Best wishes to you always.” Sehwag compares the tall Ishant to the Burj Khalifa as Ishant is tall.
Sourav Ganguly also wished Sehwag.
Humble Sehwag instantly corrects Ganguly and says that he is ‘sir’.
Other cricketers also wished Sehwag, here are the tweets.
Sehwag is regarded as one of the most attacking batsmen to have played the game. He has also been a two-time World Cup winner. Sehwag along with Sachin at the top of the order is till date arguably among the best openers to have played in the blues. Currently, Sehwag has become a commentator and is often seen broadcasting matches apart from enjoying a huge fan following on Twitter.