Cricketers hit the headlines for all the right and wrong reasons. Like when they score a century, claim a hat-trick, create a massive record, engage in a titanic tussle during the passage of play, they are given non-stop media coverage.
At the same time, they are paid handsomely for representing the country and they are known to lead a luxurious life. Apart from earning in the international arena, they also get tonnes of bonuses from the cash-rich Indian Premier League. They also get paid through advertisements and for endorsing the brands. To put it in simple terms, earning money for them is as easy as a pie.
Cricketers also love to lead the team by an epitome of class. We just can’t judge their character based on their attitude on the field. They play with passion, pride, grit and determination to win games and in the process, some display sheer aggressiveness. But off the field, cricketers are totally different altogether.
Cricketers are also highly active in personal life despite being busy with national commitments. Stories of cricketers dating models or girlfriends and getting hitched are many.
In this article, we will look at the beautiful wives of cricketers:-
Hazel Keech is a famous Bollywood actress and is the wife of former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh. The Hazel-Yuvi love story didn’t bloom easily like most of the love stories.
Yuvi confessed in the Kapil Sharma show that Hazel was indeed a tough girl to get The cricketer then went on to narrate the whole story and took everyone by surprise when he opened up that Hazel initially wasn’t really impressed with him at all and it took the star cricketer over three tiring years to finally get the ‘yes’ answer from her mouth.
Yuvraj and Hazel tied the knot in November 30, 2016 in Chandigarh.
Ayesha Mukherjee is wife of Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan. She is an Anglo-British as her father hails from India but her mother was of British descent.
She is 12 years older than Shikhar Dhawan but still looks beautiful. In fact, she is a mother of three (Zoravar Dhawan, Rhea Dhawan, Aliyah Dhawan) and can give tough competition to any model.
Sakshi Singh Dhoni
Sakshi Singh Dhoni is the wife of former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. MS Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni are blessed with a daughter named ‘Ziva Dhoni’.
Ritika Sajdeh Sharma
The ever-so gorgeous Ritika Sajdeh, was working for Indian’s star cricketer Rohit Sharma as his sports manager for six years when they both fell in love in with each other. The couple got hitched in December 2015.
Natasha Jain Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir and Natasha Jain Gambhir are childhood friends. The couple tied the knot in October 2011.
Ravichandran Ashwin and Prithi Narayanan tied the knot in November 2011. They make a very good pair.
Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik found his new love in a squash player, Dipika Pallikal. The beautiful couple got engaged in November 2013, and after two years of togetherness, this couple got hitched in August 2015.
Former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina got hitched to his childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary in April 3, 2015. It should be noted that Priyanka Chaudhary worked as an IT professional with a bank in Netherlands before getting married to the CSK talismanic batsman.
The couple had become parents in 2016 when Priyanka Chaudhary Raina gave birth to their daughter ‘Gracia Raina’
Irfan Pathan married 21-year-old Safa Baig in a low key ceremony in February 4, 2016, at Haram Shareef in Mecca in Saudi Arabia. There is no doubt that Safa Baig is one of the most beautiful women. Jeddah-based model is known for her gorgeous doe-shaped eyes.
Irfan Pathan recently shared this marvellous picture on Instagram with his wife. Former Indian cricketer’s wife was targeted by netizens for wearing bright nail paint on her hands.
It was apparently considered un-Islamic according to religious imposters on social media.
Geeta Basra and Harbhajan Singh got married in October 29, 2015. For the unversed, the model-turned-actress has worked in Bollywood where she had done a couple of movies. The British actress was first seen in the Emraan Hashmi-starrer Dil Diya Hai in the year 2006.
Her second film of her career – The Train (2007), was also opposite Hashmi. Harbhajan and Geeta had a lavish wedding and after which, they had a grand wedding reception on November 1, 2015.
Sagarika has been a conventional figure in Bollywood ever since she was cast opposite to Shah Rukh Khan in Chak De India. She is related to the Shahu Maharaj of Kohlapur and her father is a descendant of the Kogal family. She is the wife of former Indian star cricketer Zaheer Khan.
Zaheer and Sagarika caught everyone’s attention when they arrived walking hand in hand as a romantic couple at Yuvraj-Hazel’s wedding. Since then, their lovely affair hit the headlines. Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge hot hitched in November 23, 2017.
Bollywood actress and producer who works primarily in Hindi films, Anushka Sharma of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in India. She is the wife of Indian captain Virat Kohli. Anushka received several awards in her career including a Filmfare Award.
Kohli and Anushka got married in a secret wedding ceremony in Tuscany, Italy. Kohli and Anushka tied the knot on December 11, 2017. Their wedding announcement took social media by storm.