Unlike other countries, cricketers are the most celebrated personalities in our country. In a country, where cricket is considered more as a religion, there isn’t any surprise to the fact that many cricketers got married to their fans. Yes, you read that right. There have been a few times when the superstars of the cricket world fell in love with their fans.
Here, in this article, we bring you four superstars of the cricket world, who fell in love with their fans. Have a look:
1. MS Dhoni:
All thanks to the biopic of MS Dhoni, the love story of former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni and his wife Sakshi Dhoni is known to all. MS Dhoni met his wife Sakshi in a Taj Bengal hotel in the year 2007 when he was on Tour with team India. After meeting Dhoni, Sakshi became a fan of him and the couple tied the knots on 4th July 2010 in Dehradun. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Ziva Dhoni, who is an internet sensation.
2. Rohit Sharma:
The love story of the ‘Hitman’ Sharma of the cricket world is no less than a Bollywood movie. Ritika Sajdeh was working as the manager of Rohit Sharma and was also a die-hard fan of him. However, the cricketer soon fell in love with Ritika and the love blossomed between the two. The couple tied the knots on 13th December 2015 and were blessed with a baby girl Samaira Sharma in 2018.
3. Sachin Tendulkar:
Who isn’t a fan of the greatest cricketer of all-time? Sachin Tendulkar is married to Dr.Anjali Tendulkar, who is 6 years older than him. However, she wasn’t aware of the cricket world when she first met Sachin, however, after meeting him not just Dr.Anjali became a fan of Sachin Tendulkar but also of this game.
The couple tied the knots on 24th May 1995 and are blessed with a daughter Sara Tendulkar and a son Arjun Tendulkar.
4. Nawab Pataudi Khan:
The youngest ever skipper of team India, Nawab Pataudi Khan tied the knot in 1969 with Sharmila Tagore, one of the most loved actresses of her time. Sharmila Tagore was a die-hard fan of Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and used to go to stadiums to especially watch him play. After a few meetings, the two fell in love with each other.