New Delhi,Updated: 11 November 2023 at 23:53 EDT
Noted Indian cricketer KL Rahul celebrated Diwali with his teammates amid the ongoing 2023 World Cup. The team is currently in Bangalore, preparing for its next match against Netherlands, scheduled to be played on Sunday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Known for his elegant right-handed batting and wicket-keeping skills, Rahul has been a major contributor to India’s cricketing success. He holds the record as the first and only Indian cricketer to score an ODI century on debut and is the fastest batsman to score an international century in all three formats.
His current participation in the 2023 World Cup adds another feather to his career, as he was selected in the squad despite not playing in a previous match.
Despite the high stakes and intense preparation for the upcoming match, Rahul and his teammates took time out to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights. This celebration reflects the unity and camaraderie within the Indian cricket team, even amid the pressures of the World Cup.
Sharing a heartfelt message on social media, Rahul wrote, “From us to all of you, Happy Diwali.”
The M Chinnaswamy Stadium, where the next match will be played, is one of the leading cricket stadiums in India. It is located in Bangalore and has a capacity of about 40,000 spectators. The stadium is named after Mangalam Chinnaswamy, former Chairman of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, and is known for its modern facilities.
As the Indian team prepares for their next match, they are carrying with them the spirit of Diwali – the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil. With KL Rahul’s exceptional talent and the collective strength of the team, fans are eagerly anticipating the upcoming match against Netherlands.
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