Ravichandran Ashwin turned 34 on Thursday and fulfilled the wishes of the cricket fraternity and beyond Cricketer’s birthday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared a video link for Ashwin’s seven wickets against South Africa in the 2019 Test series. “Trying to pick an adjective for Ashwin is like our batsmen trying to pick their variations. Keep bashing us all with our skills, intelligence and wisdom, ”Ashwin tweeted Indian Premier League (IPL) team Delhi capitals.
Fastest Indian and joint fastest for Test wickets (Overall)
Fourth highest wicket taker #TeamIndia In test
Happy birthday @ ashwinravi99.
Here is an Ashwin classic that you can count on his special day.
– BCCI (@BCCI) September 17, 2020
For Ashwin, trying to pick a single adjective is like our batsmen trying to pick their variations.
Keep bashing us all with your skill, intelligence and wisdom
– Delhi Capitals (from tweet) (@ Delhi) September 16, 2020
Members of Team India also shared their wishes for the off-spinner on social media. “Happy birthday, Ash! Here is a more fun time and in rhythm together, ”Ajinkya Rahane tweeted with a picture of himself, Ashwin and Shikhar Dhawan posing in the Delhi capitals jersey.
Happy birthday, Ash! Here’s a fun time and getting together pic.twitter.com/exmwRS0Ypw
– Ajinkya Rahane (@ ajinkyarahane88) September 17, 2020
“Happy birthday @ ashwinravi99 !! Wishing you happiness and good health, have a nice day! Ishant Sharma tweeted a picture clicked with Ashwin with Burj Khalifa in the background.
– Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) September 17, 2020
Other past and present cricketers including Hanuma Vihari, Akash Chopra and Wasim Jaffer also wished Ashwin.
– Hanuma Vihari (@ Hanumvihari) September 17, 2020
– Wasim Jaffer (@ WasimJaffer14) September 17, 2020
Here’s wishing you a very happy birthday to one of India’s greatest match winners in Tests. @ ashwinravi99
– Akash Chopra (@cricketaakash) September 17, 2020
He prompts the batsman to leave his crease at the end of the striker. And forces him to stay behind it at the end of the non-striker! Congratulations @ ashwinravi99 Many happy birthday wishes and lots of work for those fingers this year
– Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) September 17, 2020
Ashwin was active on social media, responding personally to all these messages.
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