World of cricket tweets on Sachin's Mumbai
The cricket community has come together on the micro-blogging site to express their grief, sympathy and support for locals after the recent explosions that returned to haunt India's financial capital.
The cricket community has come together on the micro-blogging site to express their grief, sympathy and support for locals after the recent explosions that returned to haunt India's financial capital. (Agency images)
The blasts sent shock-waves in the Indian cricket camp as well, currently in Taunton. The Telegraph reported that Sachin Tendulkar messaged BCCI's Ratnakar Shetty, wanting to be reassured in the aftermath of the blasts.
Shane Warne: The charismatic former Australian spinner expressed his condolences at the explosions and wrote: Just read what happened in Mumbai - thoughts out to all my friends there...Thinking of you all very much...so sorry.
Kevin Pietersen: England batsman and part-time spinner tweeted: Thoughts go out to all those injured and who lost loved ones in Mumbai today... Such a great city... sad to see..
Eoin Morgan: England middle-order batsman wrote: Very sad news about Mumbai..our thoughts are with those who have lost loved ones!!
Michael Vaughan: Former England captain typed: Just seen the terrible scenes in Mumbai..thoughts to all the families affected.. Great place and lovely people...
Chris Gayle: Estranged West Indies batsman re-tweeted a report.
Aaron Finch: Australian batsman who has played for the Delhi Daredevils and the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League tweeted: Thinking of everyone in Mumbai at the moment! Hope everyone is safe!!!
Damien Martin: Former Australia all-rounder who has played for the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League wrote: So sad to wake up to the news re Mumbai a beautiful city my thoughts are with all the families ..
S Sreesanth: The Indian fast bowler suggested prayers. "Very sorry to hear about further terror attacks in Mumbai. My thoughts are with you!!!let's all pray ..," he wrote.
Scott Styris: New Zealand all-rounder wrote: Sad to hear about the events in Mumbai. Hope everyone is safe....
Pat Symcox: Former South African spinner turned commentator tweeted thrice, one of his tweets also saying: An attack on the biggest democracy in the world is an attack on all who subscribe to it anywhere in the world.
Virat Kohli: Indian batsman and part-time bowler expressed his grief saying: is shocked with the blasts in mumbai really sad for the ones who suffered. a sad day for mumbai :(
Pommie Mbangwa: Former Zimbabwe seamer turned television commentator also joined others in extending his support. "So sorry to hear about more senseless attacks in Mumbai. Thoughts are with you all," he tweeted.
Steve Smith: Australian all-rounder who was bought by the Kochi Tuskers in the 2011 Indian Premier League auctions, kept his tweet simple.
Trent Johnson: Australian born Irish batsman who is also a right-handed fast bowler wrote: Thoughts and prayers go out to all the people in Mumbai and the family's effected by the attacks today.
Shaun Pollock: Former South Africa skipper who was the bowling coach of the Mumbai Indians in the 2011 edition of the Indian Premier League, also expressed his sympathies.