3 Cricketers Who Got Married Twice – Who Are They?

Cricket is the 2nd most followed sport in the world today and fans love to know about their favourite player’s personal lives too. Each and everyone is interested in know whats going in their favourite player’s private life. We have been discussing their form of playing, defending and attacking style but now let us see their form in their lives.

Here we are going to tell you about these cricketers who have married twice till now:

1) Dinesh Karthik:

Indian cricket’s rising star Dinesh Karthik who stunned each and everyone with his extraordinary batting skills recently when he played a one-man show opposite Bangladesh and India won the match. He is married to India’s squash player Deepika Pallikal who possesses the capability of winning a gold medal. This is Kartik’s second marriage – they met in 2008 in a Marathon event and got married in 2015.

Cricketer Murli Vijay married Nikita Vanjara in 2013, who was apparently married to Dinesh Kartik before but when she was pregnant in 2012, Kartik got to know that the duo was having an affair so he divorced her. Kartik and Nikita were childhood friends but on this issue, none of the cricketers has ever spoken. Vijay and Nikita are happily married now.

Dinesh Karthik with wife Dipika Pallikal
Murli Vijay with Nikita

2) Wasim Akram:

Wasim Akram was married to a psychologist, Huma Mufti. They were married in 1996, but she passed away due to multiple organ failure in 2009. Thereafter, according to storypedia.com, ‘In 2013, he started a new life by getting married to Shaniera Thompson, a former public relations consultant. They are now blessed with a baby girl Aiyla Akram, who was born in 2014 in Melbourne.’

Wasim Akram with Shaniera
Wasim Akram with Huma Mufti

3) Mohammad Azharuddin:

One of the most controversial players of the Indian cricket, Azharuddin who had been involved in match-fixing allegedly married twice. Currently, he is a politician. In his early days, he married Naureen and then divorced her to marry actress Sangeeta Bijlani in 1996. The couple called it quits in 2010 when Azhar’s name was linked with shuttler Gutta Jwala’s.

Azharuddin with Naureen
Azharuddin with Sangeeta

Keep watching this space for more!

Photos: storypedia.com & sportskeeda.com

Samyak Sheth
Samyak Sheth

A traveller and journalist who views the world wearing multi-coloured goggles. He believes that life is to live not to survive.

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