Indian Cricketers Who Married Foreigners

Famous Indian Cricketers Whose Life Partner is not an Indian

To prove the phrase ‘Love knows no bound’, some of our Indian Cricketers fell in love with foreigners and got married to each other. Here is a list of Indian cricketers who married Foreigners.

Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan is an international cricketer and he was the fastest Indian to reach 3000 ODI runs. He decided to quit cricket because of the continuous rejections he faced. But his coach motivated him to focus on his dream and later he proved his talent.

Shikhar married an Australian girl named Ayesha Mukherjee in 2012.

Do you know how they met each other? They were introduced to each other by a famous cricketer Harbhajan Singh. Gradually, these two fell in love and got married to each other.

Ayesha is a boxer and she is ten years older than Shikhar Dhawan. However, it is not her first marriage. She has two daughters named Aliya and Rhea from her previous marriage.

Later, Dhawan adopted her two daughters and she gave birth to a son named Zoravar.

Apart from this, Dhawan is a tattoo freak and got a tattoo at the age of 15 without telling their parents.

Hardik Pandya

He is one of the well-known International cricketers and there is no need for any Introduction. Hardik and Natasa got engaged in January 2021.

Natasa Stankovic is a Serbian dancer, model and also acted in a few Indian Bollywood movies. Her debut Bollywood film is Satyagraha which is a political movie.

Not only this, but she also participated in the most popular Indian Reality show called Bigg boss – Season 8. Later, she was a participant in a dance show Nach Baliye.

This couple got married in the covid pandemic period and their first son is named Agastya Pandya. He was born on July 30, 2021. You can see their cute family photos on Instagram.

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Bishan Singh Bedi

Bishan Singh Bedi was a former Indian Cricketer and played for test cricket. He was also a former captain and received the Padma Shri award in 1970 for his excellence in Cricket.

Bishan Singh Bedi fell in love with an Australian woman named Glenith. They got married to each other in 1969. But Unfortunately, their love didn’t last forever.

This couple married together for only 2.5 years. They together have two children. Their daughter was named Gillinder and the Son was named Gavasinder after the famous Cricketer Sunil Gavaskar.

After they got divorced, Bishan Singh Bedi married another woman.

Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan is a former Indian cricketer. Not only was he a Cricketer, but he also acted in a few movies. Apart from Cricket, In 2015, he participated in the famous TV dance show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa in the 8th Season.

He was a great left-arm bowler and many people saw him as the successor of Kapil Dev after watching his all-rounder abilities.  He was inspired by Wasim Akram. Pathan was awarded ICC Emerging player of the year in 2014.

Not only this, he started Mahmood Pathan Charitable trust along with his brother in 2007.

He got married to Safa Baig who was born on February 28, 1994, in Saudi Arabia. She is a model, Journalist, and Self taught nail artist.

They got married on February 04, 2016, in Mecca. Later, they hosted their wedding reception on March 08 in Vadodara. This couple has a beautiful son named Imran Khan Pathan.

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh was a former Indian International Cricketer. He started to play cricket at the age of 13. He was awarded the Arjuna award which is India’s second-highest award for sports. It was presented by the former president of India, Pranab Mukherjee.

Later he was awarded Padma Shri in 2014 to appreciate his excellency. He started NGO named you’re an after he successfully battled cancer.

In 2015, Yuvraj Singh was engaged to Hazel Keech and they got married to each other on the 30th of November 2016 in Fatehgarh Gurudwara Sahib which is located 40km away from Chandigarh. Their marriage was successfully held based on Sikh traditions and Culture.

Hazel Keech’s Real name is Rose Dawn and her name was changed to Gurbasant Kaur after marriage. This name was given by Sant Balvinder Singh during their wedding.

She is a British – Mauritian film actress and model. She also appeared in few Indian films and Television programs. She also participated in the famous television reality show Bigg Boss in Season 7 in 2013.

Their love story was beautiful. They met each other through their common friend. Yuvraj Singh liked her at the first moment. However, Hazel did not feel the same. Later they two fell in love with each other after a few years and they got married and started a beautiful life together.

Like his love life, he is successful in his professional life too. He won many matches for the team and is known for his batting ability. He is called Yuvi by his fans. Yuvraj Singh is also known as the Prince of Indian Cricket. His name also means Prince.

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Mandeep Singh

Mandeep Singh is an Indian Cricketer and he was a Vice-captain of the Indian Under 19 team in 2010.

Mandeep Singh got married to Jagdeep Jaswal in December 2016 in his hometown, Phagwara. Jagdeep Jaswal is a British healthcare assistant and Makeup artist.

They got engaged the day right before their grand wedding. After their wedding, Harbhajan Singh attended the Sangeet Ceremony.

She gave birth to a beautiful son in January 2021. At their grand wedding reception, Ms dhoni surprised Mandeep Singh and Harbhajan Singh along with other cricketers who took part and blessed the couples.

Sachin Tendulkar

Another interesting thing about our famous Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is that his wife Anjali is half British. This slightly makes Sachin got married to a half British woman. Anjali was a pediatrician and they met each other at Mumbai International Airport in 1990 and got married on 24th May 1995.

These are the Indian cricketers who married their foreign girlfriend. Now they are leading a beautiful and peaceful life with their families.

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