Sachin Tendulkar © Getty Images
Sachin Tendulkar © Getty Images

India players, past and present including Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Anil Kumble paid their tributes to the soldiers on the occasion of Vijay Diwas, which is celebrated on July 26 every year to mark the anniversary of the day India won the Kargil war over Pakistan. The cricketers took to social media to express their views as a mark of respect to the soldiers, who risk their lives so that the civilians across the country are safe. Tendulkar, who is considered a God in India has ofter taken to social media to express his views about many things and this time it’s no different. READ: Sachin Tendulkar congratulates Leander Paes, Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis, Sumit Nagal after Wimbledon triumph

 

 

Tendulkar is India’s leading run-getter across formats and Kumble is the leading wicket-taker for India in Tests and One-Day Internationals (ODI).Rahane recently led a second-string Indian team to an ODI series win Zimbabwe. Rohit on the other hand will look to get a chance in the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka, which will be Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara’s final series. READ: Sachin Tendulkar meets Indian students from Yuvraj Singh Centre of Excellence at Lord’s