India celebrates its 75th independence day today (August 15). The day is celebrated at the end of the British rule in India in 1947. On the special occasion, several former and current cricketers visited social media to greet their fellow Indians.
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar wished his countrymen Independence Day and said he always wore the Indian flag on his helmet.
“तारत हमेशा सर आँखों पर! I always proudly wore the Flag of India on my helmet, and it always reminded me why I stepped on the field. Wishing a very happy 75th #Independence Day to all the Indians around the world. Jai Hind! ” tendulkar tweeted.
India is always on its head!
I always carried the flag 🇮🇳 with pride on my helmet and it always reminded me why I stepped on the field.
Wishing you a very happy 75th #Independence Day to all the Indians around the world.
I Hind! pic.twitter.com/9XwUmau31O
– Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) 15 August 2021
Senior wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Karthik writing: ‘One of the biggest feelings is to listen to the national anthem before we step on the field to represent our country. Always cherish it! Bharat Mata ki Jai Happy 75th Independence Day for every Indian #Independence Day. ”
One of the greatest feelings is to listen to the national anthem before we step on the field to represent our country. Always cherish it! ✨
Bharat Mata ki jai
– DK (inDineshKarthik) 15 August 2021
Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman always wanted the Indian Tricolor to fly high.
As we celebrate our 75th Independence Day, we must pay tribute to our great Freedom Fighters who fought bravely and laid the foundation for our independence. May the Indian tricolor always fly high (Flag of India) Jai Hind… .Happy #Independence Day ” wrote Laxman on the micro-blog site.
As we celebrate our 75th Independence Day, we must pay tribute to our great Freedom Fighters who fought bravely and laid the foundation for our independence. May the Indian tricolor always fly high🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳Jai Hind …. Happy #Independence Day pic.twitter.com/5WzNqWNc8P
VVS Laxman (@ VVSLaxman281) 15 August 2021
Here’s how other cricketers reacted:
Being part of this glorious country and getting the chance to represent it is the greatest gift I have ever received. Let us remember all those who put the independence of India before themselves and gave us freedom. #Happy Independence Day
– Rishabh Pant (@ RishabhPant17) 15 August 2021
– Karun Nair (un karun126) 15 August 2021
– Navdeep Saini (@ navdeepsaini96) 15 August 2021
– Wasim Jaffer (@ WasimJaffer14) 15 August 2021
– Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) 15 August 2021
– Shikhar Dhawan (@ SDhawan25) 15 August 2021
Saare jag me kahin nahi hai dusara #Hindustan! 🇮🇳
This # Independence Day2021, let us take a moment to appreciate our people and never forget the highest sacrifices our brave hearts made to give us freedom today.
– Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) 14 August 2021
– RP Singh Rudra Pratap Singh (@rpsingh) 15 August 2021
– Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) 15 August 2021
A very happy 75th wishes #Independence Day to all the Indians around the world.
– Dhawal Kulkarni (@dhawal_kulkarni) 15 August 2021
– S.Badrinath (@s_badrinath) 15 August 2021
Happy Independence Day to all of us who celebrate it! I like a few threads from some not so well known freedom fighters that appear on my TL today. Always a proud day as an Indian. #JaiHind #Independence Day
– Abhinav mukund (ukmukundabhinav) 15 August 2021
On our 75th Independence Day, remember the brave struggle of all who fought for the independence of our great nation 🙏🏻 Freedom is precious, let us respect and enjoy it responsibly. Jai Hind 🇮🇳 # HappyIndependenceDay2021 pic.twitter.com/fNhXHa4OZ9
– Yuvraj Singh (@ YUVSTRONG12) 15 August 2021
– Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) 15 August 2021
– Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) 15 August 2021
Happy Independence Day!
Let’s do our best to make our Desh more mahaan every day! 🙏🙏🙏#Independence DayIndia
– Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) 14 August 2021
Happy Independence Day! 🇮🇳
– Anil Kumble (@ anilkumble1074) 15 August 2021
– Ajit Agarkar (@imAagarkar) 15 August 2021
– Chetan Sharma (@ chetans1987) 15 August 2021
– RAMESH POWAR (@imrameshpowar) 15 August 2021
Always an incredible honor to play for my country! Happy Independence Day, India 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/1Fh7KH2Dge
– Shreyas Iyer (@ ShreyasIyer15) 15 August 2021
happy independence day
For the sake of the country, to always keep the tricolor high, for the sake of the country’s freedom and to preserve the independence of the country, I greet those who have sacrificed their lives.
Jai Hind, Bharat Mata Ki Jai pic.twitter.com/9YkcNRgRae
– Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) 15 August 2021
Today we celebrate strength, courage, peace, truth, fertility, growth and prosperity of our country.
Many people sacrificed their lives and loved our homeland very much, for which we get the chance to celebrate the 75th happy #Independence Day 🇮🇳
Let’s remember them today. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/nxck4fGsPr
– Parvinder Awana (@ParvinderAwana) 14 August 2021
Happy Independence Day ….
– parthiv patel (@ parthiv9) 15 August 2021
Remember the true heroes behind independence. Always a special feeling to wear the tricolor while representing India. I wish every Indian a very happy Independence Day. # IndiaAt75 pic.twitter.com/12UzMuAI7P
– Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) 15 August 2021
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