The festive season has been a great time for cricketers to interact with their fans. Hot on the heels of Dusherra, top cricketers have wished their fans Eid Mubarak on Monday.
Top athletes always count their blessings and Suresh Raina, who just had a great run with the bat in the Champions League Twenty20, has wished his fans Eid Mubarak ahead of the ODI series against the West Indies. The first ODI starts in Kochi on October 8.
On the festival of supreme sacrifice, I wish you all Eid Mubarak! Off to Kochi for the ODI series.- Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) October 6, 2014
He may be out of the Indian team, but Yuvraj Singh commands massive support from fans cutting across the world. He has wished his followers through social media:
Eid Mubarak to everyone! May Allah bless you always be good do good!- yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) October 6, 2014
Irfan Pathan, another cricketer who is banking on domestic cricket and of course the support of fans, has wished everyone on Facebook. He wrote: "Eid Mubarak every one. May Allah bless u all"
Irfan's elder brother Yusuf has been more innovative. He has used the Photoshop to depict his mood and wishes very well.
Former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram is celebrating Eid with his Aussie wife, Shaneira. This is her first Eid as a mother in the Akram family.
From my family to yours, and to friends and family across the globe, Eid Mubarak!! Wishing everyone a safe and happy Eid ??@wasimakramlive- Shaniera Akram (@iamShaniera) October 6, 2014
Several international cricketers, including Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha, Kabir Ali and former all-rounder Azhar Mahmood have wished their fans Eid Mubarak.