We all know that cricket is not just a game but more than that for Indians and Pakistanis. People not only love the cricket stars but also worship them and are very eager to know about their personal lives.
Here is the list of 7 cricketers from India and Pakistan who married twice. Let’s take a look.
1. Yograj Singh
The man who hit six sixes in an over in a T20 international match, Yuvraj Singh’s father Mr Yograj Singh also had two marriages. He got married to Shabnam but allegedly did not like her wish to pursue her dreams rather than being a housewife. This led to the end of their marriage, and Mr Yograj later married Satveer Kaur. Yuvraj is his son from his first wife. He has a son and a daughter from his second wife. Yuvraj is close to both families.
2. Vinod Kambli
Vinod married his childhood sweetheart Noella Lewis in 1998 when he was still in the Indian side. But later, things did not go well and he got a divorce only to marry a former model Andrea Hewitt.
3. Muhammad Azharuddin
The successful cricketer turned politician Mohd Azhar married Naureen with whom he had two sons Asad and Ayaz. Later, his personal life hit a major controversy when he divorced Naureen to marry actress Sangeeta Bijlani in 1996. However, the beautiful and glamorous couple had to call it quits in 2010 when Azhar’s name was attached to that of shuttler Gutta Jwala’s.
4. Wasim Akram
The leading Pakistani pacer of his time who was always seen as a legend in the game had a troubled time when his first wife Huma Mufti passed away due to multiple organ failures. He was married to Huma for 14 years from 1995-09.’
The former bowler, 51, and now a TV commentator again found love in a former public relations consultant, Shaniera Thompson, and married her in 2013.
5. Imran Khan
Pkistani cricketer turned politician Imran was married to Jemima Goldsmith for a good 9 years before it was claimed that Jemima had some problems adjusting in Pakistan that led to the end of their marriage. Again, in the year 2015, Imran surprised the world twice by marrying and divorcing the Libya born journalist Reham Khan in a matter of 9 months.
6. Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh’s first wife Nikita and Murali Vijay grew quite close and started having a secret affair behind his back. When the news became public, Dinesh divorced his wife who was pregnant with Murali Vijay’s child. After divorce, Dinesh married famous squash player Dipika Pallikal in 2015.
7. Shoaib Malik
This one was a headliner with almost every news channel in India and Pakistan covering their marriage. Some were against a Pakistani cricketer marrying an Indian star Tennis sensation, but their love successfully shut every hater up.
But hang on, that was just half the controversy. Just when they both got married, rose a complaint out of nowhere from a woman named Ayesha Siddiqui claiming that Shoaib married her back in 2002. Shoaib had to give her divorce after that.