In his latest Instagram post, Australian cricketer David Warner has posted a photo of him folding his hands in front of Lord Ganesha and bowing to Him on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi 2022. Indian fans are 'proud' of him.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 is all the more special for Indians as they are celebrating this festival in its full glory after two years since the pandemic broke globally.
On Wednesday, Australian cricketer David Warner made a special post for his Indian fans on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The cricketer, who has a mammoth fan following in India, took to his Instagram handle to share a grand picture of Lord Ganesha as a backdrop while he can be seen folding in his hands in humility in front of Him. Warner, in his post, wrote:
"To all of my friends out there, HAPPY Ganesh Chaturthi. Wishing you lots of joy an happiness! #friends #family #mates"
Indian fans, in no time, started to pour in their wishes, with some appreciating the ace cricketer's efforts. A top comment on his post, which has received close to 1.5 million likes so far, read, "Respect from India 🇮🇳🔥", while another said, "Your wish made our day...love u a lots 💥" A third fan wrote, "Who said David is Australian he is Indian more than Indian it self", and a fourth comment summed up the post pretty aptly, writing, "Heart felt moment ❤️"
For the uninitiated, Ganesh Chaturthi is an Indian festival where Lord Ganesha is honoured ansd celebrated for a period of 10 days. In 2022, the festival started on August 31 and will end on September 9. Lord Ganesha is offered prayed to and offered prasad in these 10 days, with many people bringing Him home while others paying him a visit at temples. On the final day, large processions are held and the idols are submerged in water bodies.
David Warner is a left-handed batsman who's part of the Australian team. He is currently playing a three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe.