Zaheer Khan Turns 41: R Ashwin, Cheteshwar Pujara and Shikhar Dhawan Extend Birthday Wishes

New Delhi, October 7: India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, and Shikhar Dhawan extended their wishes to former left-arm pacer Zaheer Khan who turned 41 today. Zaheer played 92 Test matches for India, in which he scalped 311 wickets with the best figure of 7/87."Wishing @ImZaheer a happy birthday and a great year ahead," Ashwin tweeted.

On Sunday, Ashwin took the wicket of Theunis de Bruyn on the final day of the first Test against South Africa and became the joint-fastest to 350 Test wickets along with Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan.

Harbhajan Singh Wishes Zaheer Khan on his Birthday

Pujara who scored 87 runs in the inaugural Test of the series tweeted: "Happy birthday @ImZaheer paaji. Wish you a healthy long life with loads of joy and happiness.""Happy birthday Zak Bhai! Have a fabulous year ahead with loads of happiness and good luck. @ImZaheer," Dhawan tweeted. Zaheer Khan Turns 41: VVS Laxman and Shikhar Dhawan Wish Former Indian Pacer on His Birthday.

Ravichandran Ashwin's Tweet

Former cricketers VVS Laxman and Harbhajan Singh also took to Twitter to shower their wishes to Zaheer. "Happy Birthday @ImZaheer Wishing you a wonderful day and the most amazing year Zak," Laxman tweeted."Happy birthday my brother swing king @ImZaheer have a good one," Harbhajan tweeted.

VVS Laxman Wishes Zaheer Khan

In the limited-overs format, Zaheer bagged 282 wickets in 200 ODI matches while in 17 T20Is he had clinched 17 wickets. Zaheer was part of India's fifty over World Cup-winning squad in 2011. He bade adieu to international and first-class cricket on October 15, 2015.

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