Karachi: Pakistan’s off-spin legend Saqlain Mushtaq received a special “happy birthday” wish from India’s batting legend, Sachin Tendulkar.
The 47-year-old Tendulkar posted his wish on Twitter and wrote: “Wishing you a very happy birthday Saqlain Mushtaq! Have a blessed and healthy year ahead.”
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) December 29, 2020
Saqlain thanked Tendulkar for his warm wishes and prayers and wrote that he has made his day special.
Thank you legend for your prayers and wishes @sachin_rt , it means a lot. You made my day special❤️
— Saqlain Mushtaq (@Saqlain_Mushtaq) December 29, 2020
It must be noted that the ‘inventor of doosra’ is celebrating his 44th Birthday. He is regarded as one of the best spin bowlers in the history of cricket.
He was the fastest to reach the milestones of 200 and 250 wickets in ODIs. He played 49 ODIs and 169 ODI between 1995 and 2004. He took 496 wickets and also scored a Test match century as well, against New Zealand in March 2001.