Widely considered the greatest wicket-keeper batsman to have graced the game of cricket, Aussie legend Adam Gilchrist turned 45 today. Many of his contemporaries and some fans as well took to Twitter to wish him. Here’s a look at some of the messages.
What a legend @sachin_rt At his home and he surprises me with "Gilly" cake on my birthday. #thoughtfulness#thankspic.twitter.com/q8TwEqvaES— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) November 14, 2016
Today is a day to play— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 14, 2016
Gilli Danda as a tribute to the incredible @gilly381 .
Happy Birthday Adam Gilchrist. pic.twitter.com/bY85OTuHQl
Wish u a very happy birthday! You always inspire me!! @gilly381— Sachinn Sharma (@Its_7achinn) November 14, 2016
Wish u a very happy birthday @gilly381 sir!!!!! I still remember ur Gangnam style dance😀😀😀 A great dancer too😂😂— Subash_Cb (@Subozz) November 14, 2016
Cheers mate. Good times eh https://t.co/mPsd2A0BCv— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) November 14, 2016
Hey @gilly381 Happy Birthday and hope you're enjoying a great celebration! Look after those hands! :-)— Alan Wilkins (@alanwilkins22) November 14, 2016
To celebrate @gilly381's birthday, WATCH his only CWC century, which helped Australia make it a hat-trick of titles: https://t.co/3KE1mQwTvbpic.twitter.com/OuN9C2k9dz— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) November 14, 2016
Happy Birthday to one of the greatest batsmen and keepers in the history of the World Cup, with 1,085 runs and 52 dismissals - @gilly381! pic.twitter.com/JZJFw2mvfN— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) November 14, 2016
WATCH: @gilly381 shows the #SpiritofCricket as he walks in the CWC 2003 semi-final despite being given not out: https://t.co/LfdmNL6T8rpic.twitter.com/a2VRbz9CjB— ICC (@ICC) November 14, 2016
Happy Birthday, Adam Gilchrist. The greatest wk batsman of all time and the player who never missed an international match due to fitness.— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) November 14, 2016
Happy birthday @gilly381 ,the player I adored and admired throughout my childhood!! 😘🙌 Have a nice day Gilly![— Shamik Gaitonde (@shamik_gaitonde) November 14, 2016
One of the best men to have ever stood behind a wicket, @gilly381! A very Happy Birthday to you mate! I hope you catch all the good times! pic.twitter.com/i5g6d9HX0T— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 14, 2016
#OnThisDay Happy birthday to Adam Gilchrist, the man who redefined the role of a wicketkeeper-batsman https://t.co/C9kFUgm78hpic.twitter.com/8ZAYnpbSDw— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) November 14, 2016
Often there comes a player who reminds of a past gr8.— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) November 14, 2016
Quinton De Kock jst reminds of @gilly381 .
His last5Test inngs 82 50 84 64 104#AUSvSA
In 2003 World Cup semi final vs Sri Lanka decided to walk off despite given not out by the umpire.. Honest— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) November 14, 2016
Happy Birthday Adam Gilchrist
Happy birthday legend @gilly381— Brett Lee (@BrettLee_58) November 14, 2016
A big happy birthday to an absolute legend of the game. Have a good one, @gilly381! pic.twitter.com/nWjzliISTu— cricket.com.au (@CricketAus) November 13, 2016