As the country celebrated the bond between sister and brothers on the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan on Monday (3 August), many prominent faces of the cricket fraternity extended wishes. Many stars like Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Amit Mishra, Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina celebrated the occasion along with sharing photos with their sisters. Twitter was flooded with celebratory and pictures on the account of the festival.
India Women without any international cricket since the conclusion of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 in March. To flag off their campaign, the BCCI have decided to host the Women’s T20 Challenge along the sidelines of the IPL 2020 in UAE. Expressing joy over the same, India Women star Veda Krishnamurthy tweeted out that the event is going to have a huge impact when the world is battling against COVID-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan, while clarifying the rumours, revealed that he is keen on taking part in international leagues but he didn’t spill the beans on his availability in any league for now. According to reports, Irfan was going to ply his trade in the Sri Lankan Premier league this year.
Rohit Sharma also hogged the limelight after he conducted Question & Answer (Q&A) session with his fans on Sunday. The right-hander was asked many questions pertaining to his on-field as well as off-field antics, to which he responded with ease.
1. Gautam Gambhir lauds ‘Seva Bharathi’ foundation on Rakshabandhan
सेवा भारती की मेरी इन बहनों ने महामारी के मुश्किल दौर में अपनी जान की परवाह करे बिना, हज़ारों गरीबों की रक्षा की और उनको खाना और दवाइयाँ पहुंचाई! रक्षाबंधन के दिन मेरा इन बहनों को सलाम! @sewabharati pic.twitter.com/oktkr0R5X1
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) August 3, 2020
2. Veda Krishnamurthy elated over women’s IPL
Little late to the party but so happy to see wipl happening 😎😎!!! Such a huge impact this is going to have on women’s cricket !! Cant wait to get back on to the field !!! A big thank you to @BCCI @SGanguly99 @JayShah @BoriaMajumdar 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/nG2A4fSxmW
— Veda Krishnamurthy (@vedakmurthy08) August 3, 2020
3. Rishabh Pant celebrates Rakshabandhan
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) August 3, 2020
4. Irfan Pathan clarifies speculations
I wish to play T20 Legues around the world in future, but at this stage I haven't confirmed my availability in any Leagues.
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) August 3, 2020
5. Umesh Yadav extends Rakshabandhan wishes
— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) August 3, 2020
6. Sachin Tendulkar extends birthday wishes to Ayaz Memon
Happy Birthday Ayaz! I have known you since my club cricket days and have always admired your love & passion for the game. 🏏 pic.twitter.com/agFnjzgvsV
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 3, 2020
7. Shivam Dube celebrates Rakshabandhan with his sisters
— Shivam Dube (@IamShivamDube) August 3, 2020
8. Harbhajan Singh wishes everyone a happy Rakshabandhan
Happy Raksha Bandhan Everyone 🙏 pic.twitter.com/Uj2OjAcjRW
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) August 3, 2020
9. Amit Mishra celebrates Rakshabandhan with his sisters
भाई और बहन का रिश्ता बहुत शुद्ध और अच्छा होता है ! I am very blessed to have such loving & caring sisters. Wishing you all a very Happy Rakshabandhan. Stay safe. Stay blessed.#rakshabandhan #rakhi #happyrakhi #staysafestayblessed #delhicapitals. pic.twitter.com/3bVnVgIDwE
— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) August 3, 2020
10. Cheteshwar Pujara shares an adorable selfie on the occasion of Rakshabandhan
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) August 3, 2020
11. Rohit Sharma conducts a Q&A session with fans
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) August 2, 2020
12. Shreyas Iyer celebrates Rakshabandhan with his sister Shresta
— Shreyas Iyer (@ShreyasIyer15) August 3, 2020
13. Suresh Raina shares an adorable picture with his family
There is no bond like a sibling’s bond. This is been a really special Rakhi for us, specially Rio & Gracia as they celebrated their first rakshabandhan. May god bless them with eternal togetherness & their never ending love for each other grow each day. #SiblingLove #HappyRakhi pic.twitter.com/NXbE9YoSlS
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) August 3, 2020
14. Azhar Mahmood looking forward to the much-anticipated England-Pakistan series
— Azhar Mahmood (@AzharMahmood11) August 3, 2020
15. Shubman Gill celebrates Rakshabandhan with his sisters
— Shubman Gill (@RealShubmanGill) August 3, 2020
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