On Sunday, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar celebrated his 49th birthday and the world celebrated the special day with him. Wishes and tributes poured in from all corners of the world, with cricketers, fans, and experts from every corner taking to social media to wish the legendary batter on his birthday.
The likes of Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, and Virat Kohli, also shared their birthday messages for Sachin via their social media accounts.
Among many, the official Twitter handle of the International Cricket Council (ICC) also took to social media and shared a video of Sachin Tendulkar – the bowler, wherein they highlighted some of the most memorable wickets taken by the Master Blaster. Sharing the video, ICC wrote:
“One of the greatest batters that India ever produced… 🏏
…but also an entertaining occasional bowler 😉Happy birthday, @sachin_rt🎂”
One of the greatest batters that India ever produced… 🏏
…but also an entertaining occasional bowler 😉
Happy birthday, @sachin_rt 🎂
— ICC (@ICC) April 24, 2022
While Sachin’s heroics with the bat is known to all. He is hailed as one of the greatest batters to have played the game of cricket. However, during his glorious career spanning over two decades, the legendary player also picked many memorable dismissals. During his career, he picked 200 wickets. In ODIs, Tendulkar picked 154 wickets with his off-spin, leg-spin and medium pace, which also included two five-wicket-hauls
On Wednesday, Sachin Tendulkar noticed the Tweet from ICC and came up with an amazing reaction to their tweet. In his reply, he expressed how taking wickets was equally fun for him. He wrote:
“Taking wickets was equally fun as scoring runs 😜 Thanks for the wishes!”
Check out his reply:
Taking wickets was equally fun as scoring runs 😜 Thanks for the wishes!
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 27, 2022