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Cricketers take to Twitter to wish everyone a Happy Diwali

Rajdeep Puri
2.76K   //    30 Oct 2016, 19:34 IST
Diwali was celebrated by the cricketing fraternity

The cricketing fraternity took to social media platform Twitter to celebrate the festival of Diwali

.Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring in southern hemisphere). One of the major festivals of Hinduism, it spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors, and windows, around temples and other buildings in the communities and countries where it is observed.

This auspicious festival is celebrated all over the globe. Let us take a look at a few tweets posted by cricketers around the world, celebrating these auspicious days with their loved ones.

Amit Mishra, who was the man of the match and man of the series in the recently concluded India-New Zealand ODI series wished everyone.

Axar Patel, Varun Aaron, Gautam Gambhir, VVS Laxman, Cheteswar Pujara and Mohammed Shami took to Twitter to wish everyone a happy and safe Diwali. 

Former India women’s cricketer and renowned commentator Anjum Chopra:

Here are tweets from Pakistan, England, South Africa and Australia: 

The king of Twitter wished everyone as well. 

Here is a tweet from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wishing everyone a happy Diwali with a special video which features the Indian cricket team. 

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