In Pictures: How cricketers celebrated Diwali
As the whole world celebrated the auspicious festival of Diwali on Sunday, there were a few cricketers who took to social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to wish the world a Happy Diwali and gave us a glimpse of how they celebrated the festival.
Indian sports fans could not have asked for a better Diwali as India defeated New Zealand in the 5 match ODI series 3-2 on Saturday, 29th October and the Indian hockey team defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 3-2 in the Asian Champions Trophy final on Sunday in Malaysia.
We take a look at how few of our favourite cricketers celebrated Diwali
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was seen celebrating the Festival of Lights with his wife Sakshi Dhoni and daughter Ziva. Sakshi had posted a picture on Instagram yesterday.
Similarly, Ajinkya Rahane’s wife, too, took to Instagram as the couple celebrated Diwali.
Umesh Yadav celebrated Diwali with his wife after a successful outing against New Zealand.
Happy Diwali to all pic.twitter.com/wBlLJSmeyK— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) October 30, 2016
Dhawal Kulkarni and his wife were seen celebrating their first Diwali together.
Yuvraj Singh sent a message to his fans as he celebrated Diwali after a record-breaking knock of 260 in the Ranji Trophy yesterday.
You must be the change you wish to see in this world. Wishing everyone a happy Diwali & a prosperous new year filled with Love & Joy.Be Safe pic.twitter.com/2TMUzzcwEC— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) October 30, 2016
Turbonator Harbhajan Singh posted a dapper image of himself with the tweet greeting his fans.
Happy Diwali dosto..may this Diwali bring all the happiness,health,wealth,peace and more importantly love for each other..hv a good one pic.twitter.com/5sNMwCb2PU— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) October 30, 2016
South African speedster Dale Steyn too celebrated Diwali back in South Africa with his friends.
Happy Diwali— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) October 30, 2016
Currie is the order of the night pic.twitter.com/JHEfUuzP4p
Kieron Pollard was seen celebrating Diwali with his family. Here we can see him, along with his kids, dressed in ethnic as they celebrated the Festival of Lights.
Njoying the festivities , the king, queen , prince and princess .. gods blessings!! pic.twitter.com/mHaWNsxG0e— Kieron Pollard (@KieronPollard55) October 30, 2016