Laxman wished his “childhood hero and inspiration” Gavaskar on his birthday.
“Many more happy returns of the day to my childhood hero and inspiration, Sunil Gavaskar. He instilled courage and belief in many young Indian batsmen to face the best bowlers in the world fearlessly. Have a great day and year ahead, Sunny Bhai!” Laxman tweeted.
Many extra pleased returns of the day to my childhood hero and inspiration, Sunil Gavaskar. He instilled braveness and… https://t.co/vOGJBY51uv
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) 1625886844000
“Chal Phut. This is what the great #SunilGavaskar said to bowlers trying their best to get him out. Happy Birthday to the legend, Sunny Bhai. Aise hi fodte rahiye :),” Sehwag wrote.
Chal Phut. This is what the good #SunilGavaskar stated to bowlers making an attempt their finest to get him out.Happy Birthday t… https://t.co/G2T0Ha6ov1
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 1625892022000
Jay Shah stated the braveness Gavaskar confirmed whereas dealing with fiercest bowlers will all the time stay unmatched.
“Happy 72nd birthday to the batting legend of Indian Cricket and the 1st ever batsman to score 10,000 Test runs. The sheer courage you showed while facing the fierest bowlers will always remain unmatched. Wish you a great health and prosperity Shri #SunilGavaskar,” Jay Shah tweeted.
Happy 72nd birthday to the batting legend of Indian Cricket and the first ever batsman to attain 10,000 Test runs. The… https://t.co/uJtzZz1GxC
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) 1625888190000
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) additionally wished “one of the finest batsmen” Gavaskar on his 72nd birthday.
“1983 World Cup-winner, 233 international games, 13,214 international runs, First batsman to register 10,000 runs in Tests Here’s wishing Sunil Gavaskar – former #TeamIndia captain & one of the finest batsmen to have ever graced the game – a very happy birthday,” BCCI tweeted.
1983 World Cup-winner 🏆233 worldwide video games 👌13,214 worldwide runs 💪First batsman to register 10,000 runs… https://t.co/2duXLKnrhQ
— BCCI (@BCCI) 1625887800000
Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) wished a “super birthday” to Gavaskar
“Guts, Glory, Gavaskar Super Birthday to the legend who showed the world how to face the fastest of the fast bowlers,” CSK tweeted.
Guts 💪Glory 🌟Gavaskar 🏏Super Birthday to the legend who confirmed the world tips on how to face the quickest of the quick bo… https://t.co/z3oHk6GySe
— Chennai Super Kings – Mask P😷du Whistle P🥳du! (@ChennaiIPL) 1625884416000
Mumbai Indians additionally wished Gavaskar on his birthday.
“First man to cross 10000 runs in Tests, First man to hit 30 centuries in Tests, 1983 World Cup winner Happy Birthday to India’s ‘littil maasttr’, Sunil Gavaskar”
✅ First man to cross 10000 runs in Tests✅ First man to hit 30 centuries in Tests✅ 1983 World Cup winnerHappy Bi… https://t.co/6vE9TGQY4p
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) 1625887800000
Gavaskar performed 125 Test matches for India and amassed 10,122 runs together with his highest rating of 236. In 108 ODIs he performed for India, he scored 3092 runs.
Gavaskar was the primary batsman to attain 10,000 Test runs. He was additionally the primary batsman to attain centuries in each innings of a Test thrice.
He held the file for essentially the most quantity of Test tons till 2005 and in addition grew to become the primary India fielder to assert 100 Test catches.