Sachin Tendulkar turns 45, celebrities and sports personalities wish him
Birthday wishes poured in from every corner of the world for living legend Sachin Tendulkar as he turns 45 today.
From celebrities to sports personalities, many took to social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook to wish the God of Cricket a happy and healthy year ahead!
Posting a picture of him with the former opener, former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif recalled the 2003 World Cup match against Pakistan in Centurion, where Tendulkar displayed ‘focus and intensity’.
“Centurion 2003 was one of the best days in my life. Not just because we beat Pakistan in a WC match but because I got to witness from a distance of just 22 yards, a display of focus, intensity & genius. What a man, your glory will be unsurpassed @sachin_rt paaji #HappyBirthdaySachin,” he wrote.
Former cricketer VVS Laxman wrote, “Happy Birthday dear @sachin_rt . You are and will always remain an inspiration. It’s wonderful to see you contribute towards society with some really good initiatives even after your retirement. Wish you success always. #HappyBirthdaySachin.”
Wishing Tendulkar a ‘very Happy Birthday’, Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh tweeted, “Still The Chants SACHIN SACHIN Gives Goosebumps To Us. #HappyBirthdaySachin @sachin_rt. The Man Who Carried Emotions Of The People Of A Nation For 24 Years. More Power To You.”
Indian cricketer and Tendulkar’s Mumbai Indians team-mate Pragyan Ojha, meanwhile, said, “God bless you with a great and healthy life. Happy Birthday @sachin_rt paaji#HappyBirthdaySachin.”
He is the only cricketer to have hit 100 international centuries, and the first to score a double century in ODIs.