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On Dussehra 2017, India’s cricket, sports stars seek ‘triumph of good over evil’

Dussehra 2017 is being celebrated across India on Saturday. Cricket stars Yuvraj Singh and Mithali Raj have wished their followers on social media

cricket Updated: Sep 30, 2017 14:17 IST
Devarchit Varma
Devarchit Varma
Hindustan Times, Mumbai
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People carry an effigy of the demon King Ravana for installation, on the eve of Dussehra festival in Amritsar on Friday. (PTI)

Indian sports personalities such as Saina Nehwal, Yogeshwar Dutt, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and Yuvraj Singh were among those on Saturday took to social media to wish their fans on the occasion of Dussehra.

While Yuvraj Singh wished for triumph of good ‘within and all around us’, wrestler Yogeshwar shared a picture on his Twitter page to convey his good wishes.

Sachin Tendulkar, who never forgets to celebrate India’s big occasions, wished his followers with a video message on Dussehra 2017.

Yogeshwar shared a social message written in Hindi, as he posted it as a picture on his Twitter page.

Saina Nehwal kept it simple, as she wrote ‘Happy Dussehra’ in her message.

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya posted a picture with his elder brother, Krunal Pandya, who remains a vital cog in the Mumbai Indians’ (MI) line-up.

RP Singh wrote a long message while wishing his fans.

Indian cricket’s batting star and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma wished for a ‘year full of smiles’.

Shikhar Dhawan, who has been away from the Indian side, urged people to instigate the change they want to see.

Mithali Raj, who recently won the Vogue Women of the Year award, also wished her followers.

Former Indian cricket team captain and coach Anil Kumble was at it too.

The Indian cricket team will aim for finishing their ODI series on a high, as they take on Australia in the fifth and final ODI at Nagpur on Sunday. India have already clinched the five-match series 3-1.

First Published: Sep 30, 2017 14:09 IST