Diwali festival celebrations take place outside England hotel

Diwali festival celebrations take place outside England hotel
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England cricketers have been tweeting about the ongoing Diwali Festival in India.

A number of England cricketerss have revealed that some Diwali festival celebrations have been taking place outside of their team hotel in India.

The likes of Stuart Broad and Matt Prior have been positing on Twitter throughout the day to express their opinions on the 'Festival of Lights', which is due to last five days.

Below is what some of the squad have been saying:

"This place is kicking off! Happy Diwali! I'm sure I've just seen someone trying to catch a rocket?!"
Matt Prior

"Could be an interesting night sleep... Diwali in India, fireworks on steroids."
Nick Compton

"Happy Diwali!! Sounds like youre having a cracking time out there!!!"
Stuart Broad

"Thought fireworks were an evening thing. Scared the living daylights out of me. 20 yds from my bedroom window."
Steven Finn

"May this Diwali and its festivities brings joy, happiness, wealth, health and prosperity for you and your family."
Kevin Pietersen

"Little bit strange listening to Christmas songs in the lift going down for food, but to everyone in India...Happy Diwali."
Graham Onions

The first match of England's Test tour of India gets underway on Thursday morning.

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