Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli on Tuesday wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. The leader of the Indian cricket team greeted the leader of India with a sweet post on his Twitter account. PM Narendra Modi turns 69 on September 17, Tuesday and wishes from sports fraternity also did the rounds on social media. Kohli wished him ‘Good Health and Success’ in pursuit of taking India to greater heights. Narendra Modi 69th Birthday: SachinTendulkar, Harbhajan Singh and Other Members of Sports Fraternity Wish the Indian Prime Minister.
In his heartwarming post, Kohli wrote, "Wishing our honourable Prime Minister, @narendramodi ji a very happy birthday. Wish you all the good health and success in your pursuit of taking our nation to greater heights. @PMOIndia", the 30-year-old cricketer wrote. Have a look at the tweet below.
Cricket Leader Wishes Country's Leader!
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 17, 2019
The tweet got over 10,000 likes and over 1000 retweets quickly after posting. People also started posting photos to wish PM Modi in comments. PM Narendra Modi became a trending topic on Twitter on his birthday. #HappyBirthdayPM, #HappyBdayPMModi, #NarendraModiBirthday,#Prime Minister, #happybirthdaynarendramodi and #Modiji were some of the top trends in India on Tuesday morning. Some other cricketers like Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh and Sachin Tendulkar also wished the Indian Prime Minister.
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli is set to lead the Indian team against South Africa in the 2nd T20I at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali. The first T20I match was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain. South Africa team is led by Quinton de Kock in the series, which consists of three T20Is and an equal number of Tests. Most of the Indian players from the West Indies tour have been selected in South Africa’s tour of India 2019. Shubman Gill is set to make his Test debut.