Virat Kohli celebrated his 35th birthday on a remarkable note, matching Sachin Tendulkar’s incredible feat with 49 ODI centuries during India’s World Cup clash against South Africa at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Kohli reached his 49th ODI hundred off 119 balls, achieving this milestone in his 289th match and 277th innings, in sharp contrast to Tendulkar, who reached his 49th century in his 451st ODI innings.
Following his record-matching performance, Kohli remarked,
“Every opportunity to play for India is big one for me. To be able to do that on my birthday, in front of the whole crowd, it’s stuff of dreams, something that as a child you wish had happened”
“I am very grateful to God that I have been blessed with these kinds of moments, so much love from the fans as well and just continue to help the team in any way possible.”
Kohli is currently in exceptional form, and his fans are ecstatic about his record-breaking performance on his 35th birthday. Virat is a social media sensation and stands as one of the most globally followed personalities.
As fans extended their best wishes to the star player on his eventful birthday, Umar Akmal, the Pakistani cricketer, chose a somewhat perplexing caption in his birthday message to Kohli.
Akmal utilized his social media platform to post pictures of Kohli’s notable innings against Pakistan and his achievement in equaling Sachin Tendulkar’s ODI century record. In his caption, he expressed:
“Happy birthday brother @imVkohli to king in India sir @sachin_rt Virat kohli @BCCI.”
Fans found themselves in a state of confusion, struggling to decipher the intended message behind Akmal’s caption. Subsequently, the social media platform ‘X’ (formerly known as Twitter) was inundated with reactions and responses from Kohli’s dedicated fan base.
Umar Akmal‘s unconventional birthday wish for Virat Kohli ignited a viral meme frenzy across social media platforms.
Fans, in response to Umar Akmal’s unconventional birthday message for Virat Kohli on his 35th birthday, took to social media with a slew of humorous jokes and memes. While the star Indian batsman received warm wishes from fans worldwide, Akmal’s message added an unexpected twist to the celebration, captivating the attention of the audience. Perplexed fans expressed their amusement by sharing popular and trending memes across various social media platforms.
Fans inundated the post with a plethora of humorous memes and witty comments in the comment section. Have a look at some of them: