Former Windies pace bowler Mervyn Dhillon celebrates Diwali in Trinidad

Mervyn Dhillon

MUMBAI: Former Windies pace bowler Mervyn Dhillon is one among the few cricketers in Caribbean Island who have also been celebrating the Diwali festivals.

The 42-year-old right-arm medium fast bowlers has sent his photograph in tradition Indian dress which he wore Friday, i.e. the day of Dhan Terash, the second day of the six-day Indian Diwali festivals.

Speaking exclusively over his mobile from Trinidad yesterday, he said, “Diwali is celebrated in my country of Trinidad,

“Trinidad is 50% Indian so it’s a national holiday. I bought this dress many years ago from India. I can’t remember exactly where in India but I got it. It was the store owner who did a small photo shoot also on that day”, he further added.

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