Virat Kohli urged his fans to take care of the street animals on this occasion © IANS
Virat Kohli urged his fans to take care of the street animals on this occasion © IANS

The whole country is celebrating Holi and our beloved cricketers are also enjoying the festival of colours in different parts of the world. From our very own Twitter god Virender Sehwag to Virat Kohli to Rohit Sharma to Sachin Tendulkar and many more sent warm wishes to their fans through their social media accounts. Many contemporary cricketers have also sent across their wishes on this special occasion. Holi is festival which marks spring and is celebrated widely across India. One can see that cricketers have uploaded some colourful pictures of themselves and their team members. Full Cricket Scorecard: India vs Australia, 3rd Test at Ranchi

Some have also urged their fans to not waste water and scare the street animals during this festival. Amidst the tensions between India and Australia following Kohli-Steven Smith spat, Indian cricketers along with Australian players are seen enjoying the spirit of Indian festival. Brett Lee and Matthew Hayden headed to Mumbai to celebrate the festival, posting before and after selfies. India are thoroughly taking benefit of their break ahead of the third Test at Ranchi with their families and wives. Last year we saw all-rounder Glenn Maxwell enjoying with locals in Chandigarh during ICC World Cup 2016. This time Michael Clarke was seen smudged with colours along with the Delhi locals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The series on focus now is between India and Australia. The visitors are already hit by series of injuries starting with Mitchell Marsh and the latest one being Mitchell Starc. However, Marcus Stoinis and Pat Cummins have been called as replacements.

India-Australia third Test will begin on March 16 while the final Test will take place at Dharamsala starting on March 25.