Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri unfurl the National flag at Galle

Before the start of play on Saturday in the opening Test against Sri Lanka at Galle, Indian captain Virat Kohli and Team Director Ravi Shastri unfurled the tricolor to mark India’s 69th Independence Day. [Also Read: Rohit Sharma wish Indians Happy Independence Day]

The Indian captain and Team Director also took time out to wish all Indians a very Happy Independence Day from the Twitter handle of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. [Also Read: Virat Kohli remembers the jawans while wishing Indians Happy Independence Day]

At the time of writing, India has slipped precariously in the Test and the entire team would be hoping that they do nothing to spoil this special day for India. [Also Read: Ravi Shastri’s special message on Independence Day]