Little Master Sachin Tendulkar wished health and happiness to his friend and former India cricketer Vinod Kambli as he turned 49 on Monday.
Taking to Twitter, Tendulkar wrote: “Wishing you a very happy birthday @ Vinod Kambli 349! Have a blessed year full of health & happiness. Keep smiling always.”
Both Tendulkar and Kambli were trained under coach Ramakant Achrekar and studied in the same school Shardashram Vidyamandir. Tendulkar and Kambli on February 24, 1988, shared a 664-run stand for their school Shardashram Vidyamandir against St Xavier’s.
Regarded as one of the greatest batsmen ever, Tendulkar holds the record of being the highest run-scorer of all time in international cricket, having notched up 18,426 runs in ODIs and 15,921 runs in Test matches.
The left-handed batsman Kambli scored 2,477 runs in his ODI career while he accumulated 1,084 runs in 17 Test matches.