The Indian batting icon and run machine Virat Kohli turned a year older today i.e. – November 5. The undisputed king of cricket or lovingly called as GOAT (Greatest of All Time) turned 34 on Saturday.
Plethora of fans, friends from the film industry and cricket team sent birthday wishes to the star India batter.
Meanwhile, an adorable message from his friend and Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is now doing the rounds on internet. Australia batsman Glenn Maxwell dropped a heart-warming message for Kohli on live TV.
Maxwell was up for an interview with renowned sports broadcaster Neroli Meadows after Australia's narrow four-run win over Afghanistan in last night match. Taking the opportunity of the interview, Maxwell also sent a beautiful message for his friend Kohli.
Speaking to Meadows, he said, "Yeah, so tomorrow, I just want to wish a very happy birthday to one of my very good friends, Virat Kohli. Hope you have a great day. I'll send you a text anyway. Enjoy, mate," said Maxwell.
Virat Kohli and Maxwell have been teammates at RCB for two seasons after Maxwell joined RCB from Punjab Kings (formerly Kings XI Punjab) in 2021.
Similarly, Pakistan pacer Shahnawaz Dahani couldn’t wait for King Kohli’s birthday and wished the iconic cricketer on November 4 itself.
Dahani took to his Twitter handle and posted a glorious pre-birthday greetings, calling him the ‘GOAT’, also known as ‘The Greatest of All Time’.
Just couldn't wait for 5th Nov to wish the artist who made cricket the most beautiful. Happy birthday @imVkohli the #GOAT𓃵. Enjoy your day brother & Keep entertaining the world. ❤️🎂. pic.twitter.com/601TfzWV3C— Shahnawaz Dahani (@ShahnawazDahani) November 4, 2022
The Pakistani pacer shared a picture of him with Virat and wrote, “Just couldn’t wait for 5th Nov to wish the artist who made cricket the most beautiful. Happy birthday @imVKohli the #GOAT. Enjoy your day brother & keep entertaining the world.”
Interestingly, many big Pakistani cricketers are a huge admirers of Kohli, like Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam and Haris Rauf.
Meanwhile, die-hard fans also extended birthday wishes to the King of Cricket:
Happy Birthday the— Pavan (@Pavan29992243) November 4, 2022
One and only king
VIRAT KOHLI pic.twitter.com/mP8zTzsXgO
Happy Birthday King Kohli— Ashoka BH (@ashokabh72) November 4, 2022
*Run machine Virat Kohli* pic.twitter.com/NIh0014Og6
Wishing a Very Happy Birthday to the Greatest Batsmen @imVkohli— Alok Mishra (@alokmis52757957) November 5, 2022
May God bless you with a long and a healthy life and continue to serve the nation.#HappyBirthdayViratKohli pic.twitter.com/GJlQotjBP8 pic.twitter.com/th4MrFLXRC