Cricketers take to Twitter to wish everyone a Happy Diwali
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.
#HappyDiwali to everyone, May the festival of lights illuminate your life and your home with joy, prosperity and happiness.— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) October 30, 2016
Axar Patel, Varun Aaron, Gautam Gambhir, VVS Laxman, Cheteswar Pujara and Mohammed Shami took to Twitter to wish everyone a happy and safe Diwali.
Wish you all a safe and joyful Diwali. pic.twitter.com/jL4U1BhGzL— Akshar patel (@akshar2026) October 30, 2016
A heartwarming Diwali gift from the Indian Hockey Team. Congratulations on being crowned Asian Champions. We are immensely proud of you!— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) October 30, 2016
Wishing you and your loved ones a very Happy Diwali. May the Festival of Lights continue to bring joy, peace and success to everyone. pic.twitter.com/TnrgZDBt4P— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) October 30, 2016
Wihing you all a very happy diwali— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) October 30, 2016
Happy Diwali to everyone celebrating around the world. Stay blessed and be safe. pic.twitter.com/ymn9SLSfsr— Mohammed Shami (@MdShami11) October 30, 2016
Former India women’s cricketer and renowned commentator Anjum Chopra:
Wishing everyone a very happy and safe #Diwali— Anjum Chopra (@chopraanjum) October 30, 2016
Here are tweets from Pakistan, England, South Africa and Australia:
#Diwali Mubarak to all my Hindu friends across the World. Have a great day— waqar younis (@waqyounis99) October 30, 2016
Happy Diwali— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) October 30, 2016
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Happy #Diwali everyone ... Have a belter ..— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) October 30, 2016
Happy Diwali pic.twitter.com/hzYYMlNwDQ— Michael Clarke (@MClarke23) October 29, 2016
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.