India and cricket- It’s more than just a game. It’s a religion. There is a certain amount of hysteria that takes over in the heads of cricket lovers when they hear stories about their favourite cricketers.
Cricket lovers follow their cricketers on every corner of this planet including all the social media platforms. Any news story about a cricketer certainly fetches you a click.
There is a reason behind it.
India remained as a one sport country for decades. The tradition has changed now, however, the fans keep searching about the cricketer’s kids, wives, girlfriends, affairs and what not.
Here is a list of 10 good looking couples in cricket –
#1 Shakib Al Hasan with wife Umme Ahmed Shishir
He married Umme Ahmed Shishir, a Bangladeshi American in December 2012. The couple met each other in 2011 while Shakib was playing county cricket for Worcestershire in England.
They had their first daughter Alaina Hasan Abri in November 2015.
#2 Stuart Binny with wife Mayanti Langer
Stuart Binny is an Indian all-rounder. He is the son of former Indian Test cricketer Roger Binny. He was born in Bangalore and attended middle school in The Frank Anthony Public School, Bangalore. He attended high school in The St. Joseph’s Indian High School where his father Roger Binny was the school cricket coach for that period.
Stuart Binny married Mayanti Langer in 2012. He played for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier league 2018 edition.
#3 Shane Watson with wife Lee Furlong
Watson is married to broadcaster Lee Furlong. They have two children.
#4 JP Duminy with wife Sue Duminy
Jean-Paul Duminy is an international South African cricketer. Duminy is married to Sue Duminy. They got married in 2013.
They have a daughter. Duminy is a Christian.
#5 Morne Morkel with wife Roz Kelly
Morkel hails from an Afrikaner family and is the youngest of three children of Albert and Mariana Morkel.
He proposed to partner Roz Kelly, an Australian sports journalist in October 2013, and the couple got married in December 2014. They have a son, Arias Flynn.
#6 Zaheer Khan with wife Sagarika Ghatge
Zaheer Khan is one of the greatest fast-bowlers India has ever produced.
On 24 April 2017, he announced on his Twitter account that he was engaged to actress Sagarika Ghatge. They got married soon post engagement. Sagarika is an Indian actress.
#7 Kevin Pietersen with wife Jessica Taylor
Pietersen is married to former Liberty X singer Jessica Taylor. The couple married on 29 December 2007 with former England team-mate Darren Gough acting as best man.
Jessica gave birth to the couple’s first child, a son Dylan Blake, on 11 May 2010.
Their second child, a daughter named Rosie, was born on 27 December 2015. Pietersen had to take leave from playing for the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League in Australia to be present for the birth.
#8 Virat Kohli with wife Anushaka Sharma
Kohli started dating Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in 2013; the couple soon earned the celebrity couple nickname “Virushka”.
Their relationship attracted substantial media attention, with persistent rumours and speculations in the media, as neither of the two publicly talked about it. The couple married on 11 December 2017 in a private ceremony in Florence, Italy.
#9 Harbhajan Singh with wife Geeta Basra
Harbhajan Singh married his longtime girlfriend, actress Geeta Basra, on 29 October 2015 in Jalandhar.
They have a daughter, Hinaya Heer Plaha, born on July 27, 2016 in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
#10 Mohammad Amir with wife Narjis Khatun
Pakistani left arm bowler Mohammad Amir tied the knot with Narjis Khatun in 2016. Their photos on instagram create a storm.