Batting great Sachin Tendulkar wished fans on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi as he shared a video on his Instagram account on Tuesday. The people around India welcomed Lord Ganesha, marking the start of the Ganeshotsav festival all over the country. Tendulkar performed aarti with the family on the festive occasion and posted a video on his social media account.
“Lord Ganesha will bring us all peace, happiness and good health as we bring him home. Wishing everyone a very happy Ganesh Chaturthi!” Tendulkar wrote on Instagram
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Tendulkar’s good friend and his opening partner of cricketing days Virender Sehwag also posted a message for fans on the occasion.
“Pranamy Shirsa Devam Gauri Putram Vinayakam Bhaktavasam Smarennityam Aayuhkamartha Siddhaye. May Lord Ganesha bless you with wisdom, intelligence, prosperity, happiness, and succes. Ganpati Bappa Morya , Mangal Murti Morya,” Sehwag wrote.
India captain Rohit Sharma also posted a message on Instagram as he uploaded an image performing aarti.
Meanwhile, Tendulkar was presented with the ‘Golden Ticket’ by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah ahead of the ICC ODI World Cup set to take place in October-November.
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BCCI shared a picture of Secretary Jay Shah presenting the ticket to Sachin Tendulkar as a part of their newly launched “Golden Ticket For India Icons” program on their official X, formerly known as Twitter, handle.
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The caption read “An iconic moment for cricket and the nation! As part of our “Golden Ticket for India Icons” programme, BCCI Honorary Secretary @JayShah presented the golden ticket to Bharat Ratna Shri @sachin_rt. A symbol of cricketing excellence and national pride, Sachin Tendulkar’s journey has inspired generations. Now, he’ll be part of the @ICC@cricketworldcup 2023, witnessing the action LIVE.”