The wives of cricketers are always there to support their husband and their teams in the Indian Premier League. Sakshi Dhoni, Ritika Sajdeh have been seen backing their husbands in respective matches. There are several others who have played their part in the success of their respective partners.
From Anushka Sharma to Sakshi Dhoni, here’s a look at some wives of Indian cricketers who are participating in the IPL 2019.
MS Dhoni and Sakshi Singh Rawat
The CSK captain MS Dhoni has been one of the better players in IPL. In fact, he is one of the reasons why the franchise currently holds one of the top positions in the points table. His wife Sakshi on the other hand increases the morale of her hubby by being present in every major match. However, the highlight comes when Dhoni daughter Ziva cheers for her dad.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
Despite her busy schedule, Anushka makes some time to support her hubby from the stands and if she cannot not make it, she mostly ensures that she watches the match and shows love to her Virat and team through social media.
Dinesh Karthik and Dipika Pallikal
Dinesh Karthik’s wife Dipika Pallikal, as we know, is herself a squash player. Thus she knows what support can do for a player. She has time and again expressed that she isn’t a big fan of cricket, but she’s seen seated on the stands, cheering her husband.
Rohit Sharma and Ritika Sajdeh
Rohit Sharma is a star batsman of the Indian national team, and Mumbai Indians captain. Famously called as ‘Hitman’, Rohit has the record of hitting 3 double centuries in ODIs. He has closely guarded his family and love relationships all long. The cricketer is married to his long-time girlfriend and manager Ritika Sajdeh, who can be spotter cheering for her husband in every match. He recently became a dad as well.
Suresh Raina and Priyanka Chaudhary
Team India’s middle-order batsman and CSK’s lynchpin Suresh Raina is happily married to his childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary. The couple have a sweet daughter Gracia. Ever since their marriage, Priyanka has been often spotted cheering her hubby from the stands at various sports tournaments.
Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech
Yuvraj Singh had a bad IPL last year but he showed us why he is an awesome player. He scored a half century in the first match and has looked in great touch since. His wife Hazel Keech is an actress, who was seen in the film Bodyguard in a prominent role. She has also often been spotted supporting Yuvi from the stands.
Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra
Their love life started with the first season of IPL, when Geeta messaged Bhajji, asked for two tickets. That is the time when the two met for the first time and became friends, which transformed into love. Since then, their love life is running as strong as IPL.
Ravichandran Ashwin and Preethi Narayanan
Kings XI Punjab captain Ashwin has weaved magic on many female fans through his bowling on-field, but it is someone else who captured his heart in his young days only. Indian spinner first saw his current wife Preethi Narayanan during their school days. After years of friendship, love blossomed between the two which soon became an unbreakable bond. The two since a small age stayed true to each other. Both got married in 2011 and they have been living happily with their two kids.
Ajinkya Rahane and Radhika Dhopavkar
Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahane married his long-time girlfriend Radhika in 2014. Though the couple kept their relationship secret, Rahane earlier revealed that Radhika has supported here through thick and thin. Radhika has never been seen attending any of Rahane’s matches, but, fans would love to see her cheering her husband.
Shikhar Dhawan and Ayesha Mukherjee
Delhi Capitals star batsman Shikhar Dhawan saw Ayesha’s profile and was instantly bowled over by her beauty and sent her a friend request which, later, she accepted. The duo’s long Facebook conversations turned into a friendship. And, as they say, friendship is love’s first step. The duo eventually fell in love with each other and got married in 2012. The couple are blessed with a son named Zoravar.
Ravindra Jadeja and Riva Solanki
And, as they say, behind every man’s success, there’s a woman. This is what exactly happened with Jaddu. After their marriage, the Chennai all-rounder earned a place in the 2015 World Cup and Asia Cup team. Ever since the wedding, it has been happily-ever-after for the two. In 2017, the couple were blessed with baby girl Nidhyana.