As the entire nation celebrates Raksha Bandhan, the Indian cricket team is busy with its long assignment in Sri Lanka. Indian captain Virat Kohli, who led his side to a series win over Sri Lanka on Sunday, wished the entire nation on with an emotional message. Kohli took to Twitter and posted a selfie with his elder sister, the caption saying: "A very Happy Rakshabandhan to everyone across the world celebrating, missing Didi and everyone at home today. #Rakhi #Rakshabandhan #Family."
Former India opener Virender Sehwag also posted pictures with his sister on Twitter while getting rakhi tied.
"Sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. Happy #RakshaBandhan to all.My sister's Anju ji & Manju ji & me half Ganju ji :)," Sehwag wrote.
Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif also sent a message from his Twitter account.
"Treat every woman the way you would want your sister to be treated. #RakshaBandhan greetings to all," Kaif wrote.
Treat every woman the way you would want your sister to be treated. #RakshaBandhan greetings to all.— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) August 7, 2017
India rode on a superb bowling performance and finished the second Test with a day to spare, trouncing Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-Test series.