Watch: Team India hoist Tricolour in UK to celebrate 72nd Independence Day

WION Web Team
United Kingdom Published: Aug 15, 2018, 06:45 PM(IST)

A file photo of Virat Kohli and teammates. Photograph:( Reuters )

On the occasion of  72nd Independence Day, the Indian cricket team hoisted the national flag in the United Kingdom on Wednesday. 

India is currently touring in the UK for a five-match Test series that they are trailing 0-2 against England. 

In a video uploaded on the official website of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Indian cricket team, its head coach Ravi Shastri and team management can be seen participating in a flag-hoisting ceremony. 

The video also had a special message from captain Virat Kohli for the netizens. 

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Earlier in the day, other Indian cricketers and sports persons took to social media and greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of the Independence Day.

Britishers ruled India for nearly 200 years before it gained independence in 1947. 

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