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Sehwag Reveals Harbhajan Singh's Amazing Journey on his Birthday

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: July 3, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
Sehwag Reveals Harbhajan Singh's Amazing Journey on his Birthday

Photo Credit: Virender Sehwag/ Twitter

New Delhi: Harbhajan Singh turned 37 on Monday and former India teammate Virender Sehwag revealed an interesting story about the off-spinner’s journey to the top. While Harbhajan hasn’t officially retired yet, he last played for India in March 2016 — against UAE in Dhaka.

Known for his humorous takes on current topics, Sehwag shared how Harbhajan once wanted to go to Canada and drive trucks to support his family before changing his mind and slogging it out on his way to becoming one of the most successful off-spinners in Indian cricket’s history.

Taking to Twitter, Sehwag wrote: “Hpy B'day @harbhajan_singh Frm thinking of going to Canada & bcum a truck driver to support family,to bcmng 1 of d best bowlers,grt journey.”

It wasn’t only Sehwag who took to Twitter to wish the Turbanator. His wife went a step ahead and called him the best life partner as he wished him on his birthday. The post read: “Happy burrdayyyy Pati Dev.. love you 😘❤️🎉🍰🌹👋👏🍺 #bestlifepartner #soulmate #birthdayboy…”

Even the ICC took to Twitter to wish the man who weaved magic with the ball in hand. ICC wrote: “He's scored 3,569 runs and taken 711 wickets across all three formats for India, happy birthday to @harbhajan_singh!”

BCCI too wished him on Twitter: “Here's wishing 'The Turbanator' @harbhajan_singh very happy birthday.”

Team India opener Shikhar Dhawan too didn’t miss out on wishing a friend and guide: “Wish you a very happy birthday Bhajju pajhi...have a grt one, rabb rakha @harbhajan_singh.”

With the Indian players in the West Indies, more wishes are set to follow as the day progresses.
First Published: July 3, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

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