#HappyBirthdayVirat: Nation salutes Virat Kohli on his 30th birthday; messages, pictures flood social media for 'King Kohli'

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First Published 5, Nov 2018, 8:44 AM IST
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#HappyBirthdayVirat was trending on Twitter on Monday morning with former cricketers and fans taking to the micro-blogging website to wish Kohli

Bengaluru: India captain Virat Kohli turned 30 today and it was celebration time for his fans as they flooded social media with birthday wishes for their favourite cricketer.

Born on November 5, 1988, Kohli made his international debut before his 20th birthday, in August 2008 and since then he has broken numerous batting records.

Watch: What cricket's icons from Viv Richards to Sourav Ganguly have said about the Indian captain

Kohli led India to Under-19 World Cup victory in Malaysia in 2008 and progressed to the senior team quickly. His international cricket journey, at the senior level, started on August 18, 2008, against Sri Lanka in Dambulla in a ODI.

So far, he has played 73 Tests, 216 ODIs and 62 T20Is. Recently, he became the fastest to score 10,000 runs in ODIs.

The Delhi right-hander’s fans call him “King Kohli”. And true to that, he has been a king of batting, more so, in ODI run chases.

Watch: From demolition of Pakistan to Hobart blitzkrieg, Virat Kohli's ODI knocks that stood out

#HappyBirthdayVirat was trending on Twitter on Monday morning with former cricketers and fans taking to the micro-blogging website to wish Kohli.

Kohli is now away from cricket as he is rested from the ongoing India-West Indies T20I series. Last night, India won the three-match opener by five wickets in Kolkata under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy.

MyNation joins the millions of fans to wish Kohli a very happy birthday.

He are some of the lovely birthday wishes for Kohli

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