Stars from the world of sport took to social media to wish their mothers and others on the occasion of Mother's Day on Sunday.
From Virat Kohli to PV Sindhu and Pakistan cricketer Babar Azam among others flooded Twitter and Instagram with throwback photos with their mums.
IMAGE: Badminton champ and Rio Olympics silver medallist, PV Sindhu wrote on Twitter: “Mother + Daugther. Always linked. Forever loved Happy Mother’s Day mom.” Photograph: PV Sindhu/Instagram
IMAGE: Veteran India woman cricketer, Mithali Raj wrote: You’re my favourite person in the world mummy . Thank you for loving me so selflessly and teaching me important life lessons , including the one that while we tread on the path of success, we must walk with dignity and a sound moral compass. #HappyMothersDay #Inspiration." Photograph: Mithali Raj/Twitter
IMAGE: India cricket team captain Virat Kohli simply wrote: “Happy mother's day”. Photograph: Virat Kohli/Instagram
IMAGE: India’s top gymnast, Dipa Karmakar: “Maa! My biggest supporter and my favourite cheerleader. When I was honoured with the Padma Shri, she made sure she was there in person to be a part of this memory, as she could not accompany me to the Rio. #BeUnlimited #MothersDay.” Photograph: Dipa Karmakar/Twitter
IMAGE: Pakistan cricketer Babar Azam reminisced as he conveyed his wishes: “Mama Ji, The first bat I purchased was of 1500 PKR. This was your entire saving but you gave it to me. You believed in me when others didn't. Every inch of mine is indebted to you. I love you so much. Plz regard your mothers. Heaven lies under her feet. #MothersDay #RiseAndRise.” Photograph: Babar Azam/Twitter
IMAGE: India’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane wished his mother and his wife: “Two of the most special women in my life, wish you a very Happy Mother's Day!” Photograph: Ajinkya Rahane/Instagram
IMAGE: Australia’s big hitting batsman David Warner wrote: “Happy Mother’s Day @warnerlorraine rare old pic of my mother and grandmother. Love you lots. Have a great day.” Photograph: David Warner/Instagram