India is a country which is obsessed with cricket. In a nation with numerous, states, languages, cultures, etc., every single one of them dissipates whenever there's a cricket match going on. Cricket is perhaps the biggest and the best unifier when it comes to unifying a nation with a billion plus people. Calling ourselves obsessed with cricket would certainly be an understatement considering that our obsession with cricketers stretches far beyond the cricket stadium. We want to know more about their personal lives, their likes, their preferences but above all, we Indians have an obsession with cricketers' love lives.
Anushka Sharma is as synonymous to Virat Kohli as the cover drive is, if not more. So through this list, we aim to show you the cricketers who had an amazing and quite popular chemistry with their spouse that it definitely gave us relationship goals.
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The two were big fans of each other and reportedly Yuvraj really liked Hazel's performance in Bodyguard movie. The two eventually talking to each other, kept denying the reports of an affair until finally, Yuvraj's mom broke the silence and later on, the couple tied the knot.
Bhajji's love story started at a reality dance show Ek Haseena Ek Khiladi - a competition which he, later on, went to win. During that competition, he met Geeta Basra and the two of them struck a chord ever since. The couple dated for a few more years before finally in 2015, they tied the knot.
In 1965, the entire nation was chasing the Nawab of Pataudi, but his sights were set on only one - the effervescent Sharmila Tagore. At that time Tiger Pataudi didn't have a clue about Bollywood while Sharmila Tagore was an avid Cricket fan. As stubborn as Tiger was, first he sent a refrigerator to win Sharmila's heart, but that was not to be. Later on, it took many love letters and flowers for her to accept Tiger's proposal finally.
The two were on their way upwards in their respective Bollywood and cricketing careers when they met each other and were love struck. In 1996, the two married each other after Azhar's divorce with his first wife and although they were a lovely couple, unfortunately, their marriage came to an end in 2010, after 14 years.
The two met before ABD saw his super stardom days and it was evident the two had an amazing chemistry. ABD decided to focus on his cricket and later on, when the timing was right, proposed to
Danielle at the Taj Mahal. The two have been living happily ever after.
Perhaps the most popular love story of them all belongs to our captain cool and his wife, Sakshi. The two knew each other since childhood, but it wasn't until fate brought them back together almost a decade later in Taj Bengal hotel when on Sakshi's last day as an intern, she met MS Dhoni and after a lot of chasing from the captain cool's part, she finally said YES.
The two exchanged gazes for the first time at Mumbai Airport when Sachin was returning from his first international cricket tour in 1990. Instantly Sachin was lovestruck and met Anjali next at a mutual friend's place, and since then they clicked. The dating affair continued till 1995 when finally, they tied the knot.
So how did Mr. Dependable fell in love? Rahul Dravid always wanted a wife who wasn't a big follower of Cricket, and he found the same in Vijeta. Dravid's and Vijeta's families grew close to each other, and that's when the love story started. In 2003, Vijeta also discreetly attended the 2003 World Cup to see Rahul play. It was after 2003 world cup, the couple decided to tie the knot.
R Ashwin did his schooling in Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan in Chennai and that's when he met Prithi, the love of his life. The couple kept seeing each other since then and finally married each other in 2011.
Bollywood and Cricket, the old familiar territory again! It was rumoured for quite some time that both of them were seeing each other and were in a relationship but it all became evident when Virat Kohli was spotted on the movie NH10's set to meet Anushka Sharma. Since then the couple has been very open about their relationship and their's one which seriously gives us serious relationship goals!