Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik has been one of the most celebrated players in the history of Pakistan cricket. The right-handed batsman turned 39 on Monday and he had all the cricket fraternity along with his friends and family wishing him a happy birthday on social media. The experienced pro has been playing international since 1999 and has had a long and successful career as a player.
The Pakistan batsman received a heartfelt message from his wife on Instagram. Sania Mirza, the famous Indian tennis player, and wife of Shoaib Malik dedicated a paragraph-long post to her husband. Wishing him on his 39th birthday, Mirza expressed her love on social media. Malik is currently in the United Arab Emirates playing for Maratha Arabians in the Abu Dhabi T10 League.
Sania also uploaded a beautiful image with her husband on this auspicious day. She wrote, “Happy birthday to this guy who I can’t live with or without. May you have the best year,month and day with lots of love,laughter and success .. ps- I will tell you all this when you are back from practice in person but as they say – is it really a birthday wish if it hasn’t been done on the gram? Ok. Love you . Bye @realshoaibmalik”
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The couple has been married for almost a decade now. They are probably what some may call the most popular celebrity couple in Pakistan right now. Malik, being a former cricket captain of the Pakistan team, gets a lot of love from the fans out there.
ICC’s special wish for Shoaib Malik
There were wishes flooding in from everywhere for the star cricketer. In addition to all this, he also got a special wish from the International Cricket Council. ICC uploaded a highlights package of one of Shoaib Malik’s best knocks. During the 2009 Champions Trophy in South Africa, he smashed 124 against arch-rivals India.
The century made Pakistan beat India in that crucial match in Centurion. To date, that win is one of only two victories that Pakistan has got against India in an ICC event match. Malik is going strong in various leagues and soon might produce another epic knock in the upcoming ICC World T20 2021, if he is called back in the side.
Happy birthday to Pakistan's Shoaib Malik 🎂
He was at his brilliant best against India in the Champions Trophy in 2009. pic.twitter.com/xZWChlI0Vr
— ICC (@ICC) February 1, 2021
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