On the occasion of Holi, the Indian cricket team led by Rohit Sharma celebrated the festival with the Gujarat police ahead of the fourth test against Australia. The team visited the police headquarters in Ahmedabad and exchanged pleasantries with the officials.
The players were seen wearing traditional white kurta-pajamas with colored stoles, as they smeared each other with colors and posed for photographs. They also distributed sweets and gifts to the police personnel as a gesture of goodwill.
The Gujarat police were delighted to have the cricketers visit them on such a festive occasion. The police commissioner, Ashish Bhatia, expressed his gratitude towards the team for taking out time from their busy schedule to meet with the police force.
Rohit Sharma, who has been in excellent form in the ongoing series against England, spoke about the importance of celebrating festivals like Holi and spreading happiness. He said, “Festivals are a time to come together and spread joy. We are happy to celebrate Holi with the Gujarat police, who work hard to keep our country safe.”
The Indian cricket team has been on a winning streak against Autralia, having won the first three tests of the series. The fourth and final test is set to take place in Ahmedabad from March 4 to 8, 2023.
The players’ visit to the police headquarters was a refreshing break from their intense training and preparations for the upcoming test match. It also showcased the team’s commitment to building strong relationships with the communities they visit, both on and off the field.
The celebration of Holi with the Gujarat police was a heartwarming moment that brought together the spirit of sportsmanship and the festive season. It was a delightful sight to see the players and officials alike embrace the festival’s colors and joy.