New Delhi, Sept 2: As pacer Ishant Sharma turned 28 today (Sept 2), several India cricketers took to Twitter to wish the cricketer but Virender Sehwag greeted the Delhi boy in a most hilarious manner.
Taking a dig at the cricketer for his trademark 'long hair', the Nawab of Najafgarh referred the lanky pacer as 'Baal Wale Burj Khalifa'.
"Hpy Bdy #BaalWaaleBurjKhalifa @ImIshant Sharma,the best #SharmajiKaLadka ,jiske selection Se everyone is super happy," tweeted Sehwag.
Ishant is the tallest cricketer in the Indian side for which Sehwag referred him as Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.
Here is how others greeted Ishant on his birthday:
Wish you a very Happy Birthday Lambu @ImIshant . Rabb kare tu aur khoob unchayiaan chuhey!! Have a grt one!!👏👏🎂— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) September 2, 2016
Wishing you a very happy birthday @ImIshant God bless!— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) September 2, 2016
Ishant has taken 209 wickets in 72 Test matches he has played so far and has 115 wickets in the 80 ODI games. He was a part of the India Test squad in West Indies. Ishant has emerged as India's pace spearhead in Test cricket.
Ishant was engaged to India's national basketball player Pratima Singh on June 20, 2016 in presence of his family.