Rishabh Pant with his mother (Photo Source: Twitter)

Cricketers today made themselves busy celebrating motherhood as today’s date marks a very special day on the calendar – Mother’s Day. It was no surprise to see these cricketers wishing their mums for all the love and support they gave received through all these years.

Twitter was flooded with cricketer’s selfies with their mothers in no time.

1.Wayne Parnell addresses the real MVP’s out there

2. Saqlain Mushtaq shares some important wisdom. 

3. Alviro Petersen delivers the special message to all the moms

4. “Death has many ways, but birth has only one.” Harbhajan Singh sums it up in an emotional tweet

5. The woman who raised the ‘God Of Cricket’!

6. “Kids never grow up,” says every mum. Irfan Pathan proves it here in this picture.

7. Here’s the lady behind the man who is now St.Lucia’s favourite son.

8. Mbangwa puts it in a simple manner

9. Mitchell Johnson something to say for his wifey

10. Respect and love from the first sight for Virender Sehwag

11. Steve Smith is grateful!

12. A special message from Lisa Stelekar

13. Trent Copeland thanks the beautiful ladies who complete his life

14. Lots of memories together…

15. Thanks…For all the things you taught.

16. David Warner is delighted!

17. The rising star says thanks to his biggest support

The custom of celebrating Mother’s Day is present in the world since centuries although it became a modern day culture in the early 19th century. There are many other dates in different countries when Mother’s day is marked. However, the first Sunday of May remains the most widely celebrated and popular around the world.

Mother’s day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year and the tradition was first adopted in the United States after a certain Anna Jarvis held a campaign to make “Mother’s Day” a recognised holiday in the United States in 1905.

It was the year her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis died and as a token of respect for her mother, the lady declared the day as the mother’s day.

The day was first celebrated in 1908 when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia which now houses the International Mother’s Day Shrine.

It is a great example of people gathering universally regardless of their caste and religion. This fact also depicts the pureness of a mother’s nature which teaches selfless love and affection.

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