Our nation is celebrating it's 72nd Independence Day today. A number of cricketers from the greats Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble to the modern day superstars like Rohit Sharma took to Twitter to wish their fellow countrymen on the occasion.
It is a matter of great pride to represent your country at the international level. While taking cognizance of this fact a number of cricketers used social media platforms to express gratitude towards their nation and countrymen.
Here are some of the tweets from sportspersons celebrating the auspicious day:
Everything in life is hard-earned. Just like our independence. Among countless other things, there would have been no ‘Team India’ if not for the sacrifice of our brave freedom fighters. Let us not take that freedom for granted. #HappyIndependenceDay 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/RYrveJ9P7y— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 15, 2018
Happy Independence Day! Jai Hind!🇮🇳— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) August 15, 2018
hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) August 15, 2018
This Independence Day,lets all come together &celebrate the achievements of r fellow Indians &our proud nation &hope that we as Indians,continue to work together in order to make our tricolour fly high.Happy Independence Day. Jai Hind #HappyIndependenceDay #IndependenceDayIndia pic.twitter.com/E2seAmKHUd— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) August 15, 2018
कुछ नशा तिरंगे की आन का है,— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 15, 2018
कुछ नशा मातृभूमि की शान का है,
हम लहरायेंगे हर जगह ये तिरंगा,
नशा ये हिन्दुस्तां के सम्मान का है।
स्वतंत्रता दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं !#IndependenceDayIndia #HappyIndependenceDay pic.twitter.com/oFTAHMsYsX
Thousands laid down their lives to get us an independent India, now it is upon us to keep it at its best 🇮🇳— Manika Batra (@manikabatra_TT) August 15, 2018
I am on to give my best in what I do 🏓 ...and I request you all to do your part.#Happy72ndIndependenceDay pic.twitter.com/CdZogKsmq6
A seed of thought is all that matters and every individual can seek to become an inspirational leader -Happy Independence Day to each one of you and on this day let's come together to take care of our nation for a better tomorrow! #SalutingLeaders #Herbalifenutrition @Herbalife pic.twitter.com/fGivHfGPgY— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) August 14, 2018