Ravi Shastri and Sachin Tendulkar wish Bishan Singh Bedi on his 75th birthday

Bishan Singh Bedi | Getty

Legendary India spinner and former captain Bishan Singh Bedi turned 75 today on September 25, 2021. As wishes were pouring in for one of the all-time great spinners of the world, the current Team India head coach Ravi Shastri took to Twitter to extend his birthday wishes.

Many happy returns of the day, @BishanBedi. When bowling, poetry in motion, easily one of the best bowling actions the game as seen. God bless you, Sir,” Shastri wrote on Twitter along with a photo of the former India leg spinner.

Have a look at Ravi Shastri’s Tweet:

After Shastri, ace batter Sachin Tendulkar also sent his birthday wishes for Bedi who hails from Amritsar on his 75th birthday on Twitter.

While Ravi Shastri posted an old photo of Bedi, Tendulkar went with his photo with the legendary cricketer from the former’s playing days.

Happy 75th birthday @BishanBedi paaji! I got to spend a lot of time with you during my initial tours of England & New Zealand and you always had so many stories to share. Enjoyed listening to each one of them. Wishing you a wonderful year ahead full of good health & happiness,” Master Blaster wrote as the caption along with the picture.

Here’s the Tweet by Sachin Tendulkar:

As far as the legendary left-arm spinner is concerned, Bedi represented India from 1966 to 1979 and played in 67 Tests with 266 wickets to his name. He also captained India in 22 Test matches. Bedi also represented Northamptonshire in English county cricket for many years.

The 75-year-old was also honored with the Padma Shri Award in 1970. He finished his career with 1,560 wickets in first-class cricket which is more than any other Indian.