Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar (Twitter Photo)

With the nation celebrating its 72nd Independence day today, several current and former India cricketers have taken to the social media to convey their wishes. From legendary Sachin Tendulkar to Shikhar Dhawan, cricketers, everyone is taking some time out of their busy schedule to mark the occasion and wish their fellow countryman.

Tendulkar linked the existence of Indian cricket team to the sacrifice of ‘brave freedom fighters’ and called on everyone to not take this freedom for granted.

Yuvraj Singh posted a video in which he spoke about the India’s army men responsible for keeping us safe, asking citizens to spread love.

Offspinner Harbhajan Singh saluted the freedom fighters and hoped that ‘the Indian flag always fly high’

Like Tendulkar, Suresh Raina saluted the sacrifice of freedom fighters and urged Indians to pay back the debt we owe to the hero’s responsible for our freedom with “humanity, hard work & sweat.”

 
Former India opener, Virender Sehwag, known for his quirky tweets, posted a short patriotic poem

Here’s how others conveyed their wishes