In India, cricket is a very popular sport with a huge fan following. Now, as our men in blue work so hard in the field and make us proud, we must know their reasons for their strength. Since every successful guy has a lady at his side, it stands to reason that the Indian cricketers, who deal with the intense strain of playing in international competitions, have a similar situation. So, today we share some insights about the wives of our men in blue.
Virat Kohli's wife is Anushka Sharma, a well-known Bollywood actress. She began acting in 2007 and appeared in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, her directorial debut, with Shahrukh Khan. In 2014, Virat and Anushka first connected on the set of a shampoo commercial. The couple eventually got married in 2017 and recently the couple was blessed with a baby girl, Vamika.
Hardik Pandya’s wife Natasa Stankovic is a Serbian model and actress featured in singer Badshah’s popular song DJ wale Babu. Natasha has been part of various Bollywood films like Satyagraha, 7 Hours to Go, Zero, and many more. She also participated in Big Boss and Nach Baliye. According to reports, the two first connected in a Mumbai nightclub. On May 31, 2020, Natasa and Hardik exchanged subsequently exchanged vows and are now blessed with a baby boy named Agastya.
Rohit Sharma’s wife, Ritika Sajdeh, is a professional sports manager and has worked with Cornerstone Sports and Entertainment. According to rumours, Yuvraj Singh introduced Rohit and Ritika to one another at a Reebok photo shoot in 2008. They tied the knot on December 13, 2015, after six years of dating. The couple was blessed with a baby girl in 2018, whom they named Samaira Sharma.
Dinesh Karthik’s wife, Dipika Pallikal, is an Indian Squash Player and the first Indian woman to break into the top 10 PSA women’s ranking. She is a winner of a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Dipika and Indian wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik got married in 2015. Dipika has been honoured by the Indian government with the Arjuna Award and subsequently the Padma Shri in 2014.
Jasprit Bumrah's wife, Sanjana Ganesan, is a sports presenter and a TV Host. She is a sports presenter for the Women's T20 World Cup in 2020. Sanjana is also a sports presenter for the Indian Premier League and an official anchor of the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders' special show "The Knight Club". Sanjana and Jasprit tied the knot in a private ceremony in 2021.
Ravichandran Ashwin’s wife, Prithi Narayanan, has a B.Tech degree in Information Technology. Ashwin and Prithi were close friends since their school days and later studied at SSN College of Engineering and Technology in Chennai. The couple got married on November 11, 2013.
We hope you enjoyed reading about the better half of some of our favourite cricket players. Stay tuned for lots more.