AB de Villiers, Rohit Sharma, Steve Smith & others wish Happy Diwali

Diwali celebrations for many in India means family, sweets and crackers. One of the most popular festivals of the country signifies the victory of the light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.

Indian cricketers are ensuring to spend this festival with pomp with their families before the New Zealand goes underway.

Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Sachin Tendulkar and others were seen celebrating Diwali with family.

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Cricketers such as Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag had even urged the Indians to celebrate a cracker-free Diwali.

The wishes poured in from across the globe as well. AB de Villiers, David Warner, Steve Smith, Brett Lee, Michael Clarke, Kevin Pietersen, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo sent out wishes to their Indian friends and fans.

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Wishing everyone a happy Diwali! My 2 favourite items from @montblanc , the perfect gift for that special person in your life👍

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Happy Diwali to my friends and fans in India. 🙏🙏

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Happy Diwali every one ✌️🎉❤️

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#HappyDiwali #staysafe ✌️

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