Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: From Rohit Sharma To Sachin Tendulkar, Here's How Cricketers Are Celebrating Festival

Updated: 13 September 2018 21:33 IST

Cricket stars like Rohit Sharma, Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar posted messages on social media on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: From Rohit Sharma To Sachin Tendulkar, Here
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar posted a picture celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi. © Twitter

Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival celebrated widely across India and with the most lavish celebrations originating in Maharashtra. Every year, streets are filled with colours and vibrant chants as the people celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesha. On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, cricket stars like Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma took to social media and posted greetings to their fans, wishing them on the good health and prosperity. "Ganesh Chaturti has always been one of my favourite festivals since I was a kid! #BappaMoraya," Rohit Sharma wrote on his Twitter account. 

Along with Rohit, batting legend Sachin Tendulkar also shared an image on Twitter, celebrating the birthday of Lord Ganesha. "Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to everyone. #GanpatiBappaMorya," wrote the batting maestro.

Ajinkya Rahane, Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh were among numerous other cricketers who posted heartfelt messages on social media on the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Rohit Sharma, who was recently appointed the ODI captain will be leading the Indian team in the upcoming Asia Cup scheduled to start from September 15 in United Arab Emirates (UAE) cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Sharma will be leading the team in the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli, who has been rested for the tournament after a gruelling two-and-a-half month tour of England.

India are scheduled to face Hong Kong in their opening encounter of the tournament on September 18. After Hong Kong, the defending champions will next face arch-rivals Pakistan in their second match of the tournament on September 19.

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Topics : Cricket India Cricket Team Rohit Sharma Shikhar Dhawan Sachin Tendulkar Yuvraj Singh Ajinkya Rahane Asia Cup 2018
Highlights
  • Cricket stars took to social media and posted greetings to their fans.
  • Rohit Sharma will lead India in the Asia Cup.
  • Asia Cup will run from September 15 to 28 in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
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