Recently, the former Pakistani cricketer, Shoaib Akhtar celebrated his 43rd birthday. The wishes poured in from all around the world. Everyone including fans, teammates and rivals got together to wish the Rawalpindi Express on the social media.
Sachin Tendulkar, the master-blaster, was a day late to wish Pakistani cricketer on his birthday but his birthday wish won many hearts. The duo have played many battles against each other on the field. The most prominent occasion has to be their face-off at the 2003 ICC World Cup where Sachin Tendulkar slammed a beautiful 98 off 75 balls in what is regarded as one of his best knocks ever. His knock also featured Sachin’s famous upper-cut that sailed over third’s man head for six, which was off Akhtar’s bowling.
Very interestingly Shoaib Akhtar has also dismissed he Indian icon 10 times in his international career. Both of these cricketers are considered as GOAT, i.e, the greatests of all time. While Sachin Tendulkar is fondly called as the God Of Cricket, Shoiab Akhtar is widely regarded as the fastest bowler in the history of the sport .He has played 46 Tests and 163 ODIs for Pakistan, taking 178 and 247 wickets respectively in the two formats
Here, have a look at what Sachin Tendulkar tweeted :
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 14, 2018
The tweet read:
“Belated birthday wishes to, @shoaib100mph. Hope you had a great day. 😊”
Shoaib Akhtar was quick to notice the birthday wish by Sachin Tendulkar, he replied to his tweet very graciously. Here’s what he replied :
Thank you my dear friend ..
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) August 14, 2018
The tweet read :
“Thank you my dear friend..”
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