Happy birthday Virat Kohli: Sehwag posts witty birthday wish for Indian skipper

File photo of Virat Kohli. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 05, 2018, 01.00 PM (IST)

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli turned 30 on Monday and wishes poured in from all corners. 

People from cricket fraternity took to their Twitter handles to wish the swashbuckling batsman, but it is Virender Sehwag's signature style wish that once again won hearts. 

Kohli's birthday falls on the occasion of Dhanteras, the first day that marks the festival of Diwali in India. And Sehwag, known for his witty sense of humour, turned Dhanteras into 'runteras'.

"On this Dhanteras, wish you a year that is again filled with Runteras," wrote Sehwag.

He has been on a run churning spree of late and has lately notched his 38th century in ODI century. 

In the series against the Windies, he racked up 10,000 runs in One Day International cricket, surpassing the legendary Sachin Tendulkar. 

The Indian skipper also became the first Indian and the 10th overall batsman to score three consecutive centuries in ODI cricket.