Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh wish Ishant Sharma to turn 31

NEW DELHI: left-handed hitter Shikhar Dhawan and former all terrain Yuvraj Singh the desired monday pacemaker Ishant Sharma on his 31st birthday.

Dhawan turned to Twitter and wrote a congratulatory message: Happy birthday brother @ImIshant Congratulations on your first fifty-year exam and good luck with the series.

Yuvraj wished Ishant shamelessly and tweeted: You don't know who I am! Happy birthday lambu ji god bless you always with much love @ImIshant !.

Ishant, who is currently playing in the second Test against the West Indies, scalped a wicket in the first innings, while in the second he has thrown four overs and also pocketed a wicket so far.

The 31-year-old bowler also contributed his batting skills when he accumulated his half-century maiden in his test career in the first innings.

India is in a comfortable position in the Test match, as they need eight more wickets to win the match, while Windies required 423 more runs to level the series.

Happy birthday Ishant Sharma! What a great early birthday present this was, ICC tweeted.

Ishant Indian Premier League Side (IPL) Delhi capitals I also wanted him on his birthday.

Happy birthday to one of the pillars of the bowling arsenal of India, a true competitor in the field and a charming personality out of it, @ImIshant! Let the wickets keep falling when they enter! #ThisIsNewDelhi #DelhiCapitals, the team wrote.

Ishant made his debut against Bangladesh in a test match in 2007. He played 80 ODI in which he accumulated 115 wickets. In 14 T20Is he had eight wickets under his name.