Raksha Bandhan 2020: Star cricketers share emotional posts to show their love for sisters
Sportspersons from India are also celebrating the festival of Raksha Bandhan and posting pictures with their sisters on their social media handles
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar along with former and present cricketers including World Cup heroes Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir took to Twitter as the cricket fraternity celebrated Raksha Bandhan on Monday (August 3).
"Walking down memory lane, remembering some wonderful times spent with my amazing siblings. We may not get to see each other as often as we did during our younger days, but the bond we share has only strengthened over time! Wishing all my lovely sisters a very Happy Rakshabandhan," Yuvraj Singh wrote on Instagram, along with a few throwback pictures of him with his siblings.
The former India all-rounder also made sure to extend his gratitude to the medical staff workers engaged in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. "Let's also spare a moment to thank our sisters who are working in hospitals and healthcare units, protecting all of us by risking their own lives," he added.
Former India captain Tendulkar said how different Raksha Bandhan is this year during the pandemic. “This year’s Raksha Bandhan is a little different. In spite of the ‘temporary’ distance, the bond of love I share with my sisters is stronger than ever. Hope all of you have a blessed #RakshaBandhan,” Tendulkar wrote on Twitter while posting an image with his sister.
“Wishing all brothers and sisters a very Happy #RakshaBandhan! Blessed to have these women around me! Let us all embrace this invaluable bond!” India fast bowler Ishant Sharma said on Twitter.
“Wishing everyone a Happy & Blessed Raksha Bandhan! Renu, you will forever be my favorite companion I promise that I will forever be there for you. To all the brothers and sisters, let’s celebrate this Bandhan of Love,” said Suresh Raina while posting an image with his sister.
"Only those with siblings know of the pure joy this beautiful bond brings! #HappyRakshaBandhan to all brothers and sisters!" former India opener Gautam Gambhir wrote on Twitter.