BCCI took to their Twitter and posted a video, revisiting Kumble’s memorable 10 wickets haul against Pakistan in 1999.
“403 intl. Games. 956 intl. Wickets Only the second bowler in Test cricket to scalp 10 wickets in an innings. Wishing former #TeamIndia captain @anilkumble1074 a very happy birthday. Let’s revisit his brilliant 10-wicket haul against Pakistan,” BCCI tweeted.
4⃣0⃣3⃣ intl. games 👍9⃣5⃣6⃣ intl. wickets 👌Only the second bowler in Test cricket to scalp 10 wickets in an inning… https://t.co/udJ13prvQo
— BCCI (@BCCI) 1634443201000
Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh also posted a picture of him with Kumble and sent him ‘good wishes’ on his special day.
“Jumbo by name and jumbo by fame! Here’s wishing a very Happy Birthday to @anilkumble1074 – a fantastic sportsman, senior and human being. Hope the year ahead is full of happiness, good health and success. Lots of love and good wishes,” Yuvraj tweeted.
Jumbo by name and jumbo by fame! Here’s wishing a very Happy Birthday to @anilkumble1074 – a fantastic sportsman, s… https://t.co/nI5kh3EErN
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) 1634442012000
Later, former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer also wished the former Indian spinner.
“Happy birthday @anilkumble1074 Bhai. Wishing you a year filled with health, happiness, and prosperity,” Jaffer tweeted.
Happy birthday @anilkumble1074 bhai. Wishing you a year filled with health, happiness, and prosperity 🎂🤗
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) 1634448753000
Both Kumble and Jaffer were a part of the coaching staff of the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Punjab Kings (PBKS), where Kumble was the head coach of the team and Wasim Jaffer was the batting coach.
Wishing the king of spin a very happy birthday! @anilkumble1074 https://t.co/31knmyrnb9
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) 1634453088000
Happy birthday @anilkumble1074 Sir. Wishing you good health and happiness. 🙏🏻 https://t.co/HgSDVypJPu
— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) 1634450231000
Happy birthday @anilkumble1074. Have a super year ahead
— Ajit Agarkar (@imAagarkar) 1634449868000
Happy birthday to an absolute legend of the game @anilkumble1074 . #Legend #alltimegreat https://t.co/rHFL8K9oZq
— Rohan Gavaskar (@rohangava9) 1634450742000
Here’s wishing a legend of Indian Cricket and RCB, @anilkumble1074, a very very Happy Birthday! 🥳🙌🏻ಹುಟ್ಟು ಹಬ್ಬದ… https://t.co/n3dfjW78ze
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) 1634437800000