India T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur
India T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur

Birthday wishes pour in for Harmanpreet Kaur

ANI | Updated: Mar 08, 2019 20:04 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 8 (ANI): Birthday wishes poured in for aggressive batter Harmanpreet Kaur from across the cricketing fraternity as the India captain in the shortest format turns 30 today.
From the International Cricket Council (ICC) to leg-spinner Poonam Yadav, a number of people took Twitter to extend wishes to Harmanpreet on her special day.
ICC reminded the world of Harmanpreet's best knocks at the global events, including her unbeaten 171 in the World Cup 2017 semi-final against Australia.
"India T20I captain A fantastic 171* in the #WWC17 semis A maiden T20I century in the opening match of @T20WorldCup 2018 Happy 30th birthday @ImHarmanpreet!," ICC tweeted.

BCCI Women wished its captain, saying, "Wishing our very own champion @ImHarmanpreet, a very happy birthday!"

Harmanpreet's teammate and leg-spinner Poonam said the Punjab-born player has changed the women's game with her two memorable knocks at international events.
"Happy Birthday Harry Di (@ImHarmanpreet). You have truly changed the complexion of the women’s game with two amazing knocks at the two World Cups!," Poonam said.

Batsman Ajinkya Rahane tweeted: "There are no boundaries which a woman can't surpass. And @ImHarmanpreet truly proves that! Wishing you a very happy birthday, Harmanpreet Kaur. Keep the runs coming! #HappyBirthdayHarmanpreet"

Harmanpreet, who has played 93 ODIs and 96 T20Is, was among the first women cricketers to be offered Grade-A contract by the BCCI. She has been honoured with Arjuna Award for her excellence during the World Cup 2017. (ANI)