New Delhi : Former Indian skipper and head coach Anil Kumble turned 47 on Tuesday and warm birthday wishes poured in from cricket fraternity. Former and current cricketers took to Twitter to wish Kumble a very ‘Happy Birthday’.

Posting a collage of Kumble, legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar wished the former on his special occasion and said that he has been an inspiration for aspiring cricketers, reports ANI.

“Wish you a very happy birthday, Kumbels! You have been an inspiration for generations together and will continue to be one,” Tendulkar wrote.

Meanwhile, former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag continued his typical witty way while wishing Kumble on his birthday.

Describing Kumble as India’s greatest `Dhan`, Sehwag tweeted, “On Dhanteras, wishing one of India’s greatest Dhan @anilkumble1074 bhai a very happy birthday.Jai jai Shiv Shambho,Happy Birthday Jumbo !”

“Very happy birthday @anilkumble1074! Wishing you a fantastic, most amazing and an incredible day. Lots of love and success to you!,” Indian left-handed batsman Suresh Raina said.

Labelling Kumble as ‘one of India’s greatest match winners’, former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman extended warm wishes to the former head coach and wished him a great year ahead.

Meanwhile, Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said that Kumble is a very humble man and a perfect role model.

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