Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina wished Indian great Anil Kumble on his 49th birthday anniversary. Kumble, a former Indian cricketer and national coach, celebrated his 49th birthday on October 17, 2019 (Thursday) and many from the cricket fraternity wished the cricketing great on his special day. Rohit wished the former Mumbai Indians mentor luck on his new coaching stint with Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL), while Raina wished India’s greatest spinner a lifetime of health, happiness and success. Anil Kumble Birthday Special: From an Engineering Graduate to Taking 619 Test Wickets, Here’re Lesser-Known Things about ‘Jumbo’ of Indian Cricket.
“Happy birthday Anil bhai @anilkumble1074, wish you a lifetime of health, happiness & success!” said Raina in his birthday wish for Kumble, who retired as India’s highest wicket-taker and only the third player ever to cross 600 wickets in Test matches. Kumble also has the rare record of completing his 100th, 300th and 400th Test wickets at his own ground in Bengaluru. Anil Kumble 49th Birthday: Sachin Tendulkar Wishes Jumbo on His Birth Anniversary, Says ‘It Was Pleasure Sharing Field with You’.
Suresh Raina Wishes Anil Kumble
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) October 17, 2019
Meanwhile, Rohit tweeted, “Anil bhai wish you a great birthday. And best wishes for the new stint.” Kumble also thanked both Rohit and Raina and several others from the sports fraternity, who wished him on this special day. While mentioning “new stint”, Rohit was referring to Kumble’s appointment as the new head coach of Kings XI Punjab following Mike Hesson’s exit from the role. Kumble is till aiming to win his first Indian Premier League (IPL) title as a coach in the franchise Twenty20 cricket tournament.
Rohit Sharma Wishes Anil Kumble
Anil bhai wish you a great birthday. And best wishes for the new stint @anilkumble1074
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) October 17, 2019
Several others from the cricket fraternity also wished Kumble on his 49th birth anniversary. From Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir to Vinod Kambli and Mohammad Kaif, many former and current cricketers also wished the Indian great on his 49th birth anniversary.