New Delhi: As dashing batsman Virender Sehwag announced his retirement from international cricket, twitter was abuzz with messages from players and movie stars alike.
Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan wrote, “Will miss you on the field yaar @virendersehwag. U r the gentlest coolest & bravest of sportsmen I have ever come across. Love & health to u.”
Menahwile Ayushmann Khurrana tweeted that Sehwag’s innings were edge of the seat thrillers. “@virendersehwag's innings were edge of the seat thrillers. Calm in his head, aggressive with the bat. Our all time best attacking batsman,” he wrote.
Meanwhile former Indian batsman Sanjay Manjrekar tweeted that one of the best deal that he got in life was watching Virender Sehwag bat for free. “One of the best deal that I got in life was watching Virender Sehwag bat for free. #SehwagRetires.”
England batsman and Sehwag’s Delhi Daredevils teammate Kevin Pietersen wrote, “He's in the top 3 of partners I've ever batted with...he's a freak show & a brilliant human! Congrats on a great career - @virendersehwag.”
Meanwhile, Harbhajan Singh saluted themaestro, tweeting, “Salute salute salute Salute to the Legend @virendersehwag wish you and family the best for future. Go well brother.”
Legendary bowler Anil Kumble tweeted, “@virendersehwag Nobody batted like you at the top.Congrats on a great career.Great team wishes to ur 2nd inngs.”
Ashwin Ravichandran wrote, “Clear thinking and entertainment were things he used as his weapon.A thorough entertainer congrats on a wonderful career @virendersehwag.”
Meanwhile, Suresh Raina wrote that he would miss the legend. “The legend I played with. The miracle I had the fortune of knowing. The most spectacular ever. Will miss u @virendersehwag.”
VVS Laxman tweeted, “Congrats bratha @virendersehwag on a fabulous career.A pure entertainer who gave us sooo much joy . Thanks for all the gr8 memories.#LEGEND.”
Indian Test captain Virat Kohli wrote, “Pleasure to have played with you @virendersehwag bhai. What an amazing career. Thanks for the guidance and the memories. Modern day legend!”