Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya took the internet by storm after he announced the good news with his fans via his Instagram account. However, he isn’t the only player to embrace fatherhood before marriage. There have been a few cricketers, who became fathers without marriage.
Here, we bring you a list of 5 cricketers who became fathers without getting married. Have a look:
5. Sir Viv Richards:
The love story of Sir Vivian Richards and popular Bollywood actress Neena Gupta is very famous. They also embraced parenthood without marriage. The couple dated for a long time and even gave birth to a daughter, Masaba Gupta, who is one of the leading fashion designers of the country today.
4. Joe Root:
The captain of England cricket, Joe Root is also one of the cricketers who became father s without marriage. Well, Joe Root has been in a relationship with Kerry Cottrell for a long time before getting married in the year 2018. The couple got engaged in March 2016 and their son Alfred was born on 7th January 2017.
3. Vinod Kambli:
Former Indian cricketer, Vinod Kambli also embraced fatherhood without getting married. Well, Vinod Kambli divorced his first wife and at the same time, he was dating a fashion model named Andrea Hewitt. Vinod Kambli later became the father of Andrea’s kid.
2. David Warner:
David Warner and his wife were not married when they became parents to their daughter Evie, who was born on 11 September 2014. The couple got married on April 4 after the 2015 World Cup.
1. Hardik Pandya:
It was during the start of 2020 when Hardik Pandya announced his engagement to Natasa Stankovic. Recently, Hardik Pandya took to his social media and shared an adorable picture of himself with fiance Natasa, where she can be seen with a cute baby bump. Not just this, Hardik Pandya also shared a few more pictures from their traditional wedding ceremony, where both of them can be seen wearing garlands and performing the ceremony.
Here, check out the Instagram post of Hardik Pandya: