India celebrates its 72nd Republic Day. The Republic Day parade has grabbed everyone’s attention. People on social media are expressing their love for the country. The cricketers who played for India also expressed their gratitude and love for the nation.
See what the current cricketers said on the occasion of Republic Day:
Virat Kohli Tweeted “The future depends on what we do today. Let’s be the strength of our nation and help it reach greater heights. Wishing everyone a Happy Republic Day. Jai Hind”
The future depends on what we do today. Let’s be the strength of our nation and help it reach greater heights. Wishing everyone a Happy Republic Day. Jai Hind 🇮🇳.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 26, 2021
On the occasion of 72nd Republic Day, saluting every Indian who has strived to make our nation even better. Let us all be each other’s strength in these trying times 🙌 #HappyRepublicDay2021
Love & light forever #JaiHind🙏🇮🇳
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) January 26, 2021
Wishing for the prosperity and unity for our country. 🇮🇳🙏
— Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) January 26, 2021
Not just the current players, but some ex-cricketers too voiced their love for the nation. Sachin Tendulkar gave his wishes in both Hindi and English. He congratulated the people of the country and said the timeless principles be the ‘guiding light’ in the country.
Wishing all of us a very happy #RepublicDay! May the timeless principles on which our great nation stands be our ever guiding light.
सभी को गणतंत्र दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं।
उम्मीद करता हूं जिन महान सिद्धांतों पर हमारे देश की नींव रखी गई है, वे हमें हमेशा प्रेरित करते रहें।
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 26, 2021
Mohammed Kaif tweeted a picture from the famous Natwest series to express his love for the nation.
Nothing gives a sportsperson a bigger high than being able to hold aloft our tri-colour with pride, lots to celebrate about our great nation’s rise on this the 72nd Republic Day #HappyRepublicDay pic.twitter.com/hPl61vJcC5
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) January 26, 2021
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) January 26, 2021
Representing our diverse & unified country has been the greatest honour of my life.
No matter where I’ve been, seeing our tricolour flying has always sparked an unimaginable sense of pride in my heart.
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) January 26, 2021
Virender Sehwag also tweeted a picture from the 2007 T20 WC.
May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, more prosperous than our own Bharat.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 26, 2021
The cricketers in India receive lot of love from the people of the country. These cricketers have shown their patriotism at various occasions. Be it the 2007 and 2011 World Cup wins or be it the recent Australia tour when the cricketers took a victory lap after the win in Brisbane.