India captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri led the way in wishing fielding coach R. Sridhar, who turned 50 on Thursday.
Sridhar has played an important role in India becoming one of the top fielding sides in the world and national team stars took to social media to wish him on his special day.
Kohli wrote on his Twitter handle: "Many happy returns of the day @coach_rsridhar. God bless and have a good day ahead."
Shastri shared a photo with Sridhar and bowling coach Bharat Arun on his Instagram account and wrote: "Happy Birthday Sri. Our very own Mr. Benjamin Button. Have a good one @coach_rsridhar."
Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant also shared a photograph in which he is sitting with Sridhar, opener Shikhar Dhawan and pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah and his tweet read: "Happy Birthday Sree Bhai. @coach_rsridhar thank you for the guidance. May you have a wonderful day.
Batsman K.L. Rahul's tweet read: "A well made half ton. Happy 50th @coach_rsridhar. Wishing you good health and happiness. Cheers."
Former India spinner and ex-women's team head coach Ramesh Powar wrote on Twitter: "Happy Birthday@coach_rsridhar. Have a good one."
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