The Delhi boy confessed on Twitter.
"Missing my family today! A very Happy Raksha Bandhan to my sister and everyone celebrating this festival back home," he tweeted.
Virat is presently touring the West Indies, where his team will lock horns with the Caribbean team for the fourth and final test match of the series, commencing on Thursday.
A lot is up for grabs as a Test win will guarantee a top spot for the Men in Blue in the longest format of the game.