‘#TheWall too has ears, this one has a pure mind and a heart as well,’ tweeted Virender Sehwag.
New Delhi: One of India’s most favourite cricketers Rahul Dravid turned 46 today. While thousands of wishes poured in and the hashtag #HappyBirthdayRahulDravid was trending, one particular tweet stood out.
It is from none other than Virender Sehwag. He wrote, “Deewaron ke bhi kaan hote hain, is deewar ka bahut saaf Mann aur hriday bhi hai! (#TheWall too has ears, this one has a pure mind and a heart as well) A joy to have played with him and made so many wonderful memories together. #HappyBirthdayRahulDravid!”
Following Sehwag, BCCI too tweeted a birthday wish about ‘The Wall’, “Wishing The Wall – Rahul Dravid a very Happy Birthday. His exploits in whites are well known but we thought we would relive one of his knocks in blue against Pakistan #HappyBirthdayRahulDravid”
Rahul Dravid is a former Indian cricketer and captain, and is hailed as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. Currently, he is the Overseas Batting Consultant for the Indian team, and also the head coach for the Under-19 and ‘A’ teams.
Having scored nearly 25000 runs in international cricket, Rahul is lovingly called Mr Dependable, and The Great Wall or The Wall by Indian cricket fans.
Several fans reacted beautifully to Virender’s tweet:
The birthday boy himself took to Twitter after ages to thank everyone for their well wishes, accompanying a photo form his birthday celebrations. He also said that he would be ore active on Twitter now.