Team India celebrates Independence Day in Galle

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Galle, Aug 15: Virat Kohli-led cricket team celebrated India's 69th Independence Day before the start of proceedings on day four of the first Test against Sri Lanka here today.

Match Report

The Indian squad including the support staff recited the national anthem minutes before the start of what turned out to be a failed run chase against the hosts on the penultimate day, losing the series opener by 63 runs.

Indian players celebrating a wicket in Galle Test

Kohli and team director Ravi Shastri were seen unfurling the Indian flag sporting the tri-colour.

The official Twitter handle of BCCI also shared the video messages of Kohli, Shastri and Rohit Sharma, who all wished their countrymen on the special occasion.


Here are the video messages from some of the Indian players

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