Several cricketers including Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravichandran Ashwin, Hardik Pandya and others took to the micro-blogging website Twitter to extend Diwali/Deepavali wishes
Bengaluru: Indian cricketers wished their fans and the nation a happy Deepavali/Diwali as the country celebrates the festival of light on Sunday (October 27).
Several cricketers including Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravichandran Ashwin, Hardik Pandya and others took to the micro-blogging website Twitter to extend wishes.
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Recently, the Virat Kohli-led India completed a 3-0 Test whitewash over South Africa at home. With this they continued to remain on top of the ICC World Test Championship table with 240 points.
India’s head coach Ravi Shastri, former batsman VVS Laxman too wished a happy Diwali to everyone.
Two days ago, batting legend Sachin Tendulkar had extended wishes to fans on the occasion of Dhanteras.
India’s next series is at home, from November 3. They host Bangladesh for three T20Is. The limited-overs format will be followed by two Tests. Kohli has been rested for the T20I rubber and Rohit Sharma will lead the side.
Here's what some of the cricketers wrote on Twitter on the occasion of Diwali/Deepavali
सर्वांना धनत्रयोदशीच्या हार्दिक शुभेच्छा.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 25, 2019
Wishing everyone a Happy Dhanteras! pic.twitter.com/amxyZIEzTC
Wish you and your loved ones a very happy and prosperous #Diwali. Let us try to bring happiness in the lives of those who are less fortunate and needy 🙏🇮🇳 #HappyDiwali #HappyDiwali2019 pic.twitter.com/FZ2Z3Voheo— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) October 27, 2019
Happy Deepavalli to all.🔥🙏 pic.twitter.com/Gh9Hofzi9c— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) October 27, 2019
Happy Diwali to you. As always wishing you peace and good health. Nothing more important in life than this. 😊🙏— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) October 27, 2019
Last Updated 11:32 AM IST