If Indians had a choice to pick out their religion, it’d be cricket. While this sounds purely subjective, we do really bond over a cricket match. Whether it’s at work, college, home or at a friend’s apartment – the party is on, the moment Indian cricket team tosses a coin. This craze also got us hooked onto our favourite player’s personal lives and their lifestyle. With a massive fan following, these cricketers overtook the entertainment world as well with their married lives. Check out who these famous cricketers are married to and how they celebrated their big day!
Mahendra Singh Dhoni & Sakshi Dhoni
Studied together in the same school, had the same life in a city yet unknown and separated by distance for more than a decade only to be together forever. If this doesn’t sound like movie love, then I don’t know what does. This is exactly what happened with Mr. and Mrs. Dhoni – the cricket cool family of the Indian cricket team. Dhoni and Sakshi kept their relationship quiet and got married in Dehradun in 2010. Their relationship as the ultimate power sports couple has set romance goals for the rest of us.
Harbhajan Singh & Geeta Basra
This couple has quite the love story. Even though for our charming Bhajji it was love at first sight, the couple met through an associate and over a cup of coffee. Needless to say, a friendship began and slowly it gave their love that missing spark. Bhajji and Geeta Basra dated for eight years before tying the knot in 2015.
Dinesh Karthik & Dipika Pallikal
Dinesh and Dipika’s simple yet sweet love story set new relationship goals for us and we couldn’t stop looking at their multi-cultural wedding pictures that took place in 2015. This Indian wicket-keeper batsman and Indian squash player met during training under the same coach. Their friendship soon blossomed into love, followed by a beautiful proposal in London and a low-key wedding affair.
Robin Uthappa & Sheethal Goutham
It was a fairytale wedding for Kolkata Knight Riders player Robin Uthappa with his long-term girlfriend and former tennis player, Sheethal Goutham. The couple got hitched in a beautiful white ceremony that was no less than a flawless intimate affair.
Ishant Sharma & Pratima Singh
After representing India in two different sports at the highest level, Ishant Sharma, Indian cricketer got hitched to Pratima Singh, a basketball player from Varanasi. While she got dribbled by the ball, Sharma got bowled over in love. Having met during training on the courtside of the basketball facility of DDA sports complex in Delhi, their blooming love story is simply mediocre gone dream-like.
Suresh Raina & Priyanka Chaudhary
When our favourite fielder in cricket got set up by his matchmakers, who were no other than his parents with his childhood sweetheart, Priyanka Chaudhary - it led to a star-studded wedding at one of the grandest hotels in Delhi. The couple had known each other since childhood but lost touch due to their career-driven ideologies. The wedding was attended by some of the biggest names in the world of cricket and Bollywood.
Shikhar Dhawan & Ayesha Mukherjee
Known for his bowling tactics, Shikhar Dhawan took some friendship tips from Bhajji’s love life. The cricket was left stunned by Ayesha’s gorgeous looks on Facebook. He sent her a request and their friendship kick started a new relationship via social media portal. The online chats led to interesting meetings, followed by an even more interesting love story. The couple got hitched in 2012.
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