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17th of October 2018


Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: From Rohit Sharma To Sachin Tendulkar, Here's How Cricketers Are Celebrating Festival – NDTV Sports

Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival celebrated widely across India and with the most lavish celebrations originating in Maharashtra. Every year, streets are filled with colours and vibrant chants as the people celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesha. On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, cricket stars like Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma took to social media and posted greetings to their fans, wishing them on the good health and prosperity. "Ganesh Chaturti has always been one of my favourite festivals since I was a kid! #BappaMoraya," Rohit Sharma wrote on his Twitter account. 

Ganesh Chaturti has always been one of my favourite festivals since I was a kid! #BappaMoraya

— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) September 13, 2018

Along with Rohit, batting legend Sachin Tendulkar also shared an image on Twitter, celebrating the birthday of Lord Ganesha. "Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to everyone. #GanpatiBappaMorya," wrote the batting maestro.

. . Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to everyone. #GanpatiBappaMorya

— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 13, 2018

Ajinkya Rahane, Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh were among numerous other cricketers who posted heartfelt messages on social media on the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi.

May lord Ganesha shower his love and blessings on all of us. Happy #GaneshChaturthi! #GanpatiBappaMorya

— ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) September 13, 2018

May Lord Vighna Vinayaka remove all obstacles and shower you with love and joy. Ganpati Bappa Moraya, Mangal Murti Moraya . Happy #GaneshChaturthi

— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) September 13, 2018

Wishing everyone a very happy #GaneshChaturthi. May lord Ganesha bless us all with love, happiness & harmony and help us overcome all our obstacles

Rohit Sharma, who was recently appointed the ODI captain will be leading the Indian team in the upcoming Asia Cup scheduled to start from September 15 in United Arab Emirates (UAE) cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Sharma will be leading the team in the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli, who has been rested for the tournament after a gruelling two-and-a-half month tour of England.

India are scheduled to face Hong Kong in their opening encounter of the tournament on September 18. After Hong Kong, the defending champions will next face arch-rivals Pakistan in their second match of the tournament on September 19.

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