Indian cricketers give Diwali wishes to fans

Updated on: Nov 7, 2018 4:57 pm IST

  • Former and current Indian cricketers are celebrating the festival of lights, Diwali and on this occasion have given wishes to the fans on social media. Team India players have posted their Diwali greetings on Twitter.

    The festival of Diwali which is celebrated for three days is regarded as the nation’s biggest festival. This festival features fireworks, glittering lights and plenty of sweets.

    Team India is currently occupied with the T20I series against Windies but even then the cricketers found time to celebrate the festival and have also conveyed wishes to everyone.


    Sachin wishes for a prosperous Diwali

    Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar tweeted his message for Diwali on Twitter. He said, “May the footsteps of Goddess Lakshmi fill your lives with optimism and prosperity. आप सभी को धनतेरस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ'”


    Other cricketers too post wishes on Twitter

    Other Indian cricketers too gave Diwali greetings to fans on Twitter.


    India trash Windies to seal T20I series 

    Meanwhile, Team India continued their domination against Windies as they registered yet another thumping win in the second T20I at Lucknow.

    This time it was Rohit Sharma who led India’s attack with the bat with a sterling century. The opening batsman produced plenty of fireworks in his knock of 111 runs off just 61 balls hammering seven sixes and nine fours. He also become the first batsman to score 4 T20I hundreds and is now the leading run-scorer for India in T20Is.

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    Chasing a daunting target of 195 runs, Windies batsmen never arrived to the party and lost wickets at regular intervals. Pace bowler Khaleel Ahmed was terrific with the new ball and later the spinners chipped in with vital contributions.

    With this win, Indian team has sealed the three match T20I series 2-0. The hosts have already won the Test series 2-0 and the ODI series 3-1.

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