In 2015 celebrated cricketers got hitched with their lady loves. After the 2015 World Cup, most of the cricketers tied the knot with their fiancées. Recently, after India’s 3-0 South Africa series victory at home Rohit Sharma and his sports management professional girlfriend Ritika Sajdeh got married in Mumbai. This year as many as 10 cricketing stars got married.
The first man to got married is Shaun Marsh in April. Here is the list of 10 cricketers who tied the knot in this year.
1) Shaun Marsh
The Australian batsman tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend and Channel seven journalist Rebecca O’Donovan on April 2. The duo got married almost one and half years after Shaun proposed Rebecca. The ceremony ha taken place just after Australia have won their fifth Cricket World Cup. Shaun, who is the elder son former Australian cricketer Geoff Marsh, have won the World Cup with his brother Mitchell Marsh.
2) Suresh Raina
As soon as India’s World Cup campaign ended after losing to Australia in the semifinal the news of Raina’s wedding to his lady love Priyanka Chaudhary suddenly becomes the talking point. Suresh Raina married on April 3 in Delhi with her Banker fiancee. The pair was fixed by duo’s parents. Though, it was an arranged marriage, the duo knew each other since childhood. They did not have any contact until 2008.
3) David Warner
Warner got married to his girlfriend Candice Falzon on April 4 after dating the model plus athlete for almost 18 months after they met in 2013. The explosive and aggressive Warner surprised everyone when he shed tears seeing Candice in the wedding dress.
4) Dinesh Chandimal
Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal got married with his longtime girlfriend Isika Jayasekara at a ceremony in Colombo on May 1. He becomes the fourth cricketer in 2015 who broke the thousands of hearts of young female fans.
5) Dinesh Karthik
Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik got married for the second time with India’s squash star Dipika Pallikal on August 18. These two had two ceremonies with the Christian wedding taking place first that was followed by a Telugu ceremony two days later.
Pakistan opener and ‘selfi king’ got tied the knot with Sana Murad o September 19 in a grand affair that witnessed his close friends and teammates Shahid Afridi and Mohammad Hafeez.
After years of speculation Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra finally got married on October 29. The couple had opened up about their relationship only earlier in the year. Their wedding was a huge affair with lots of stars including in the guest list.
Ritika and Rohit tied the knot on December 13. The wedding took place at a poolside hotel at Bandra, Mumbai witnessed the likes of MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and the Ambani family and many other stars from Bollywood luminaries.
The entire year saw speculations about Yuvraj dating Bollywood actress Hazle Keech. The two broke the suspense when sources had revealed the news about their engagement on Diwali. The couple will get married after the 2016 Wolrd T20 in India.
Uthappa got engaged to longtime girlfriend Sheetal Gautam on November 12. This news broke just after Harbhajan’s wedding and Yuvraj’s engagement. Uthappa has shared a picture on social media with his finance as he got announced with Sheeta just an after his birthday.