Cricketers who Got Married With Their Friend’s Wives Or Cousins


Just like Bollywood celebrities, cricketers are also acclaimed and praised by their fans. They pursued their extraordinary skill and exceptional performance in the field unlike the other mainstream celebrity. Cricket lovers across the world adore them for their expertise in the game. Cricket players often worship for their remarkable looks by their individual fans. Like Bollywood celebs, people always feel curious to peek in more detail about their personal life. You will feel the same anticipation while reading this article being a cricket fanatic.

Here we will share about a few cricketers who get hitched their relatives and friend’s wife in a few cases.

Shahid Afridi and Nadia Afridi:

Former captain of Pakistani National Cricket Team Shahid Afridi was praised for his incredible bowling skill and aggressive batting skill in the game. The successful all-rounder of the Pakistani Cricket team married his maternal cousin Nadia Afridi. They were not in a relationship before got hitched. Their marriage happened under the initiative of Afridi’s father. The couple has five daughters together now.


Saeed Anwar and Lubna:

Another former Pakistani cricketer Saeed Anwar was a captain for ODI’s and Tests. He was an opener and known for his slow left-arm bowling occasionally. The international cricketer married his cousin Lubna who is a doctor by profession. The couple went through a tragic phase while they lost their daughter Bismah for disease in 2001.

Upul Tharanga and Nilanka Tharanga:

Upul Tharanga, the Sri Lankan cricketer and former limited over the captain. Nilanka Tharanga was the wife of another Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan. Tilakrante made a separation with Nilanka after knowing the rumored relationship with Upul Tharanga with her wife. Upul Tharanga later gets married to Nilanka.

Virendra Sehwag and Aarti Ahlawat:

The former cricketer of Indian team Virender Sehwag is mostly regarded as one of the most destructive batsmen of cricket history. The right-handed opening batsman gets hitched to his remote relative Aarti. The couple used to know each other for a long time and get married in 2004.

Murali Vijay and Nikita Vanjara:

Nikita was Dinesh Kartik’s ex and further git hitched to him. Amid IPL season 5 in 2012, Dinesh Kartik separated with Nikita after knowing his better half’s bonding with Murali Vijay. Later, Murali Vijay gets married to Nikita Vanjara in 2007. The couple also gets divorced after 5 years of their marriage in 2012.