Indian cricketers take to Twitter to wish hockey team luck for World Cup campaign

May 30, 2014, 19:28 IST | PTI

New Delhi: Some of the biggest names in Indian cricket today wished luck to the Sardar Singh-led hockey team which will start its World Cup campaign against Belgium at The Hague in The Netherlands, tomorrow.

Team India's vice-captain Virat Kohli, senior opener Gautam Gambhir and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh took to micro-blogging site Twitter to wish the hockey team.

"Wishing @TheHockeyIndia all the best for the Hockey World Cup 2014," Kohli wrote on his twitter page.

Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir and Harbhajan Singh

Gambhir, who recently made a comeback into the Indian Test team, tweeted that that he will be keenly following the fortunes of hockey boys. "All d best to our hockey team for their World Cup campaign. I'll b following their 1st game tomorrow vs belgium. Guess its @ 7.30 pm. Go well," Gambhir tweeted.

Harbhajan wished skipper Sardar luck for the tournament where they would fce heavyweights like Australia, Spain in the group stage. "Chak De Sardar Singh and our Hockey team. i wil be cheering for u all. Go for it Boys, make us proud !!!#hockey world cup," Harbhajan wrote on his twitter page.

A few days back, Sachin Tendulkar had dropped in at the Dhyan Chand National stadium here to interact with the boys and share his on-field experiences.

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