Virender Sehwag seems to know something about the next Indian captain
MS Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly and Sunil Gavaskar are the three former Indian captains born in the month of July.
Updated - Jul 9, 2018 1:36 pm
July seems to be the month where some of the greatest servants of Indian cricket were born. On July 7 it was the birthday of the best wicketkeeper-batsman and captain to have worn the Indian uniform MS Dhoni, the next day, i.e. July 8 is when another former captain Sourav Ganguly was born. Skip a day and again on July 10, we celebrate the birthday of Sunil Gavaskar another legend to have graced the sport.
Based on the same, former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag who wishes every prominent name from the cricketing universe on their birthdays cracked up a logic. Since July 7, 8 and 10 have produced captains for the Indian cricket team someone born on July 9 might end up leading the team sometime in the future.
He indicated that a future India captain and an iconic cricketer will be born or is celebrating his birthday today. So as per Viru the secret is to be born in July and you surely have a great chance of earning a lot of glory on the cricket field.
Sehwag in his tweet wrote- “July 7th- MS Dhoni July 8th- Sourav Ganguly July 9th- ? July 10th- Sunil Gavaskar The missing 9th. Somewhere, a future India captain and icon will be born or celebrating his birthday today. #JulyMePaidaHoJaaoCaptainBanJaao”
July 7th- MS Dhoni
July 8th- Sourav Ganguly
July 9th- ?
July 10th- Sunil Gavaskar
The missing 9th. Somewhere, a future India captain and icon will be born or celebrating his birthday today.#JulyMePaidaHoJaaoCaptainBanJaao
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 9, 2018
Among Indian cricketers who’ve earned some prominence to this point Madhya Pradesh’s Aryaman Birla and Karnataka’s Shivil Kaushik are born on July 9. Both the cricketers have played or been a part of Indian Premier League (IPL) sides but have a lot to prove in their respective careers at this point in time.
Thus far only one Indian born on this day has represented the national team and that’s former spinner Venkatapathy Raju. The 48-year-old became an international umpire after retiring from the sport and is known for his achievements on the cricket field as well as in his second career.