Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli led wishes for 1983 World Cup-winning skipper Kapil Dev who turned 62 on Wednesday.

“Happy birthday @therealkapildev paaji! Wishing you a year full of happiness & health,” Tendulkar said in a tweet.

“Happy Birthday @therealkapildev. Wishing you happy times ahead for you and your family. Have a wonderful and a healthy year ahead,” wrote Kohli.

Yuvraj Singh tweeted: “Wishing a very happy birthday to the legendary champion & greatest all-rounder @therealkapildev paaji. May you continue to be blessed with good health and success. Looking forward to teeing-off with you real soon! Have a wonderful year ahead. Best wishes.”

“Warm birthday wishes to a man who has touched and inspired so many lives with joy. Wishing you a blessed, healthy, fruitful, and eventful year @therealkapildev paaji,” said VVS Laxman.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and International Cricket Council (ICC) also took to their official Twitter handles to extend wishes for Kapil.

– IANS