Sachin Tendulkar, the legendary Indian cricketer, turned 48 on Saturday, and well wishes poured in from the cricket world and beyond. Other cricketers, including Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, and Venkatesh Prasad, expressed their best wishes on social media. Both Indian Premier League players, including Tendulkar’s former club, the Mumbai Indians, sent their best wishes to the legendary cricketer. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wished Tendulkar with highlights of his ODI double-hundred, the first by any batsman in the style.
6⃣6⃣4⃣ intl. matches— BCCI (@BCCI) April 24, 2021
3⃣4⃣,3⃣5⃣7⃣ intl. runs
1⃣0⃣0⃣ intl. hundreds
2⃣0⃣1⃣ intl. wickets
Here's wishing the legendary @sachin_rt a very happy birthday. 🎂 👏 #TeamIndia
Let's relive that special knock with which he became the first batsman to score an ODI double ton 🎥 👇
Many many happy returns of the day @sachin_rt to an absolute legend of cricket. Your passion towards cricket made us love the game and gave a lifetime of memories! Wishing you a blessed & a healthy life always 🙌 pic.twitter.com/llPGhtu4rd— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) April 24, 2021
“It’s great to have you back and well! Best wishes and plenty of love, “Yuvraj Singh penned the piece. Last month, Tendulkar tested positive for Covid-19.
“Many happy returns of the day to @sachin rt, an absolute cricket hero. Your enthusiasm for cricket instilled in us a love for the game and provided us with a lifetime of memories! Always wishing you a blessed and safe life, “Raina expressed herself in a tweet.
“Sachin Paaji, only a few people are capable of evoking the mutual feelings of millions of people the way you do! Here’s wishing you a wonderful birthday and a wonderful year ahead!” Rahane penned the after.
Venkatesh Prasad, Tendulkar’s India colleague in the 1990s and early 2000s, sent Tendulkar a tweet wishing him well.
“Sach is truth, Sach is creation, Sach is the solution, Sach is everything. Birthday greetings to @sachin rt, the world’s greatest batsman as well as the most gracious and incredible human being “Prasad penned a letter.