Bowled and beautiful: Cricketers and their wives and girlfriends
Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik and Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal, who were engaged, got married in a Christian ceremony in Chennai on 18 August 2015 and later in a Hindu ceremony on 20 August 2015. Pic/ PTI
Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh and Bollywood actress Geeta Basra were married in a gurudwara in October 2015. The mehendi and sangeet ceremony was held at the Punjab cricketer's home. After the wedding, the couple organized a grand reception which was attended by many cricketers and Bollywood celebrities. (Pic/ Harbhajan Singh's official Instagram account)
Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge first made the news when the showed up together during Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech's marriage in Novermber last year. At the time, neither of them admitted to being in a relationship. On April 25, the Mumbai pacer announced on his Twitter account that he and the 'Chak De! India' actress were engaged. The Bollywood actress took to Instagram to reveal the same. Many wishers from the cricket fraternity poured in for the Delhi Daredevils skipper and his Bollywood fiancee. Sagarika Ghatge recently revealed that their wedding plans will take place after the IPL 2017 season is over.
Debonair India cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Bollywood actress-model Hazel Keech tied the knot recently as per Sikh traditions at a gurdwara in Punjab. After quite sometime of speculation of a romance brewing, the heartthrob cricketer and the actress confirmed they are together when the two got engaged on November 12, 2015.
Indian all rounder Ravindra Jadeja got married to mechanical engineer Riva Solanki on 17 April 2016. (Pic/ PTI)
Mumbai batsman Rohit Sharma and his childhood and best friend Ritika Sajdeh were married on 13 December 2015. Pic Courtesy/ Rohit Sharma's Twitter account
Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan tied the knot to 21-year-old Jeddah-based model Safa Baig in Mecca almost a week before Valentine's Day this year. His bride is a nail artist by passion and works for a PR firm. (Pic Courtesy/ Irfan Pathan's instagram account)
All-rounder Suresh Raina married his childhood friend Priyanka Chowdhary on April 3rd 2015, a day after they were engaged.
Dhawal Kulkarni got married to his friend in Shraddha Kharpude, on March 3 2016 a simple ceremony held in Mumbai. Pic/ PTI
Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane tied the knot with his childhood friend Radhika Dhopavkar in September 2014. It was an arranged marriage and took place in Mumbai.
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan married Ayesha Mukherjee, who is half-Bengali and half-British, on October 30, 2012 at Vasant Kunj (South Delhi) Gurudwara, as per Sikh customs. Pic courtesy/ Shikhar Dhawan's Twitter account
India's Test number three Cheteshwar Pujara tied the knot with Puja Pabari in Rajkot on February 13, 2013.
Out of favour Indian opener Gautam Gambhir married Natasha Jain in a quiet ceremony in New Delhi on October 28, 2011. Pic/ AFP
Mohammad Amir's tied the knot with British-born Pakistani Narjis in Lahore in September 2016. Amir and Narjis met at a family event six years ago in London. The duo had a brief nikkah ceremony two years ago in 2014 while Amir was still severing his five-year ban from cricket for spot-fixing
Indian ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (R) and his wife Sakshi enjoy some beach time in Varca, Goa on October 24, 2010. They were married earlier in July that same year. Pic/ AFP
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar married wife Anjali (L) on May 24, 1995 and the master blaster is still unbeaten here as well. Pic/ AFP
Explosive batsman Yusuf Pathan's Nikah to Afreen Khan took place in Byculla, Mumbai on March 27, 2013. Pic/Shadab Khan
Manoj Tiwary tied the knot with girlfriend Sushmita Roy in Howrah on July 18, 2013. Pic courtesy / Manoj Tiwary's Twitter account
Ashok Dinda became a married man following his wedding to Sreyasi Rudra at Chinsurah in Hooghly district on July 22, 2013. Pic courtesy/ Ashok Dinda's Twitter account
Tainted Rajasthan Royals left-arm spinner Ankeet Chavan married Neha Sambari in Dadar, Mumbai in a quiet ceremony on June 2, 2013. Pic/ Bipin Kokate
Virender Sehwag (L) and wife Aarti Ahlawat pose for photographers at their wedding reception in New Delhi, 24 April 2004. Pic/ AFP
Indian cricketer Parthiv Patel dances with his wife in a Garba organised by Friends Cultural Group in Ahmedabad, late September 22, 2009. Pic/ AFP
Former Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan chose a special day to tie the knot. His wedding to girlfriend Umme Ahmed Shishir, a US national, took place in Dhaka on 12.12.12. Pic/ AFP
Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews exchanged wedding vows with Heshani at a Roman Catholic Church in Colombo on July 18, 2013. Pic/ AFP
Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara and his wife Yahale arrive at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards in Colombo on June 5, 2010. Pic/ AFP
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan poses for a photo with his wife Madhimalar after his team won the first Test match between Sri Lanka and India at The Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on July 22, 2010. Pic/ AFP