On Tuesday, June 21, the eighth International Yoga Day is being celebrated with zeal across the country. Several members of the Indian cricket team took to social media to send out greetings to their fans and followers by posting pictures and videos of themselves doing yoga. Sachin Tendulkar, the cricket legend, also celebrated International Yoga Day by tweeting a photo of himself doing yoga.
Many Indian cricketers have posted messages on Twitter about the importance of yoga.
Sachin Tendulkar celebrates International Yoga Day
The United Nations declared June 21 as International Yoga Day. Yoga, which was once associated only with an ascetic lifestyle, has since earned a prestigious place in the world. Every year, billions of people across the globe roll out their yoga mats to celebrate International Yoga Day.
Around 25 crore people are expected to participate in International Yoga Day around the world this year, doing yoga in unison in the name of better health and wellness for all. Yoga has become popular among athletes, and many well-known athletes practice yoga on a daily basis.
Yoga helps to bring us closer to nature and the people around us. This is the reason why Yoga has become so important in various sports and a lot of athletes across different sports practice yoga daily.
Cheteshwar Pujara, Team India’s veteran batter, posted a message on Twitter about the importance of yoga. He stated that practicing yoga promotes a healthy body as well as a calm mind.
Yoga can help you achieve a healthy body and a calm mind, which ultimately leads to a happier life. This #InternationalDayofYoga try practising Yoga yourself to lead a healthy and peaceful life. pic.twitter.com/UyIqHjRqin
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) June 21, 2022
Harbhajan Singh, an ex-India spinner, also commemorated International Yoga Day with a post on his social media accounts. He emphasized the importance of practicing yoga and encouraged his fans to do so.
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) June 21, 2022
Cricketers such as Sachin Tendulkar, Suresh Raina, Mithali Raj, Gautam Gambhir, and Mayank Agarwal were among those who sent their best wishes via social media.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) June 21, 2022
Sachin Tendulkar meanwhile got trolled for his Twitter post on Yoga.
— ABHISHEK JAINN (@AbhishekJainn9) June 21, 2022
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— A. (@_Cover_Drive) June 21, 2022
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— Krunal Desai (@Krunaallll) June 21, 2022