The festival of Raksha Bandhan has clashed with the Independence Day this year and whole India is celebrating these two occasions together. Many Indian cricketers wished the nation on Independence Day while few others also posted some heart-warming messages for their sisters. Indian cricketers Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina were among those who posted a special message for their sisters on Raksha Bandhan 2019. Happy Raksha Bandhan 2019: Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal and Other Indian Cricketers With Their Sisters (View Pics).
Firstly, Dhawan posted a photo with her sister Shrestha on Instagram and wished her on Raksha Bandhan "Kisike zakhmon par chahat se pathi kaun bandhega..Agar behne nahi hongi toh rakhi kaun bandega," The Indian opener, who is on West Indies tour at present wrote along with the photo. Lt. Col MS Dhoni Celebrates 73rd Indian Independence Day in Army Uniform at Ladakh (View Pic).
Shikhar and Shrestha
Suresh Raina also posted a sweet message for his sister on Instagram. In the post, Raina's sister was seen tieing Rakhi to him. "My lovely sister, I promise to protect you from all evil, keep you happy & be your pillar of strength today, tomorrow and always. Sending best wishes & lots of love to everyone celebrating. Have a great day!", he wrote along with the post. Have a look.
Raina Celebrates Rakhi!
Raina is also currently undergoing treatment after successful knee surgery. Raina was last seen playing for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2019. Moreover, India’s new team member Deepak Chahar shared a video of Rakhi celebration with his sister Malati. “Happy Raksha Bandhan to all brothers and sisters. I wish I was a girl”, Chahar wrote along with the video. Have a look.
Lots of Love!
Earlier in the day, many Indian cricketers also wished the nation on Independence Day 2019. Cricketers like Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Gautam Gambhir among others took to Twitter and Instagram to share their messages on Independence Day.