The entire Cricket Fraternity celebrated the bond of love with sisters on the auspicious festival of Raksha Bandhan.
Former Indian Cricketers such as Yuvraj Singh, Sachin Tendulkar & Gautam Gambhir led wishes on Twitter as the entire Cricket fraternity celebrated the love of sisters on the festival of Raksha Bandhan on Monday. “Walking down memory lane, remembering some wonderful times spent with my amazing siblings. We may not get to see each other as often as we did during our younger days, but the bond we share has only strengthened over time! Wishing all my lovely sisters a very Happy Rakshabandhan”, Yuvraj Singh wrote on Instagram, along with a few throwback pictures of him with his siblings.
The former Indian all-rounder also thanked the medical staff & workers who are fighting in the fight against COVID-19. “Let’s also spare a moment to thank our sisters who are working in hospitals and healthcare units, protecting all of us by risking their own lives,” he added.
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar said that the Raksha Bandhan is very different this year but the eternal love for sisters remains the same. “This year’s Raksha Bandhan is a little different. In spite of the ‘temporary’ distance, the bond of love I share with my sisters is stronger than ever. Hope all of you have a blessed #RakshaBandhan,” Sachin captioned the celebration pictures on Twitter.
Gautam Gambhir who is currently in Madhya Pradesh took to Instagram to wish his sister on Raksha Bandhan saying, “Only those with siblings know of the pure joy this beautiful bond brings! #HappyRakshaBandhan to all brothers and sisters!”
All the forms of Cricket is on a halt due to Coronavirus Pandemic & will resume with the start of the 13th edition of the IPL in UAE. The IPL will be played from September 19 to November 10 at three venues in UAE i.e. Dubai, Sharjah & Abu Dhabi. The venues requires government’s approval which is expected in the next couple of days.