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In Pictures: How cricketers celebrated Diwali

Rajdeep Puri
21.14K   //    31 Oct 2016, 16:12 IST

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. 



A photo posted by Sakshi (@sakshisingh_r) on

Similarly, Ajinkya Rahane’s wife, too, took to Instagram as the couple celebrated Diwali.


#Diwali #LaxmiPujan

A photo posted by Radhika Rahane (@radhika_dhopavkar) on

Umesh Yadav celebrated Diwali with his wife after a successful outing against New Zealand.

Dhawal Kulkarni and his wife were seen celebrating their first Diwali together. 


Glad to be back on Diwali with Wifey..Our first and loving it!!Happy Diwali everyone..Have a safe one!!

A photo posted by Dhawal Kulkarni (@dhawal_kulkarni) on

Yuvraj Singh sent a message to his fans as he celebrated Diwali after a record-breaking knock of 260 in the Ranji Trophy yesterday.

Turbonator Harbhajan Singh posted a dapper image of himself with the tweet greeting his fans.

South African speedster Dale Steyn too celebrated Diwali back in South Africa with his friends.

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.

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