Amidst reports of an ongoing rift between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, India’s stand-in captain has wished the latter on his 31st birthday. Rohit took to Twitter, sending birthday greetings to the Indian batting stalwart. In recent times, several rumours rife that all is not well between the two cricketers. The news got more fire when Rohit went on to unfollow Virat and his wife Anushka Sharma on Twitter. However, Kohli later rubbished all the claims and said that the duo is sharing a good rapport. And by wishing Kohli, Rohit may have also passed the same message. Virat Kohli Writes a Heart-Felt 'Note to Self' on His 31st Birthday, Teaches His Younger Self 'Chiku' About His Journey and Life Lessons.

"Happy birthday Virat Kohli, here’s wishing you a great year. God bless" wrote Rohit on the micro-blogging website. Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma are considered as two of the best batsman in the modern era. Both of them have the ability to single-handedly take away the match away from the opposition and when the duo bats together, records are crashed left, right and center. Virat Kohli 31st Birthday Special: Journey From Rookie to One of India’s Finest Captains.

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The duo have two shared four double-century partnership in ODIs which is the most by any pair. At present Rohit and Virat are the only two batsmen to feature in the top-10 batting rankings of Odis, T20Is and Tests. These facts speak volumes about the duo’s ability with the bat and their form will be critical in India’s upcoming assignments.

Talking about Virat Kohli's birthday, Wishes are pouring in for the Indian captain from all-around the world. Along with Rohit, many cricket personalities like Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar also wished the modern-day chase master. As of now, Virat has been rested from the ongoing IND vs BAN T20I series and is celebrating his special day with his wife Anushka Sharma in Bhutan. The 31-year old will get back into action in the two-match series against Bangladesh.

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