The year 2023 brought not only on-field excitement for cricket fans but also treated them with the joyous union of several Indo-Pak cricketers and their life partners.
Amidst the cheers of the crowd and the fervour of the game, love blossomed, leading to grand celebrations and ceremonies that sparked curiosity among cricket enthusiasts. On that note, let’s take a closer look at the life partners who became an integral part of the cricketing fraternity in 2023.
Life partners of India players who got married in 2023
1) Athiya Shetty – KL Rahul’s wife
On January 23, KL Rahul and Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty became one of the power couples of the cricketing and entertainment worlds. Athiya, the daughter of veteran actor Suniel Shetty, brings glamour and poise to this cricketing alliance.
2) Meha Patel – Axar Patel’s wife
Axar Patel tied the knot with Meha on January 26. Meha’s expertise as a nutritionist complements Axar’s dedication to fitness and performance on the cricket pitch.
3) Mittali Parulkar – Shardul Thakur’s wife
On February 27, star all-rounder Shardul Thakur tied the knot with Mittali Parulkar in a ceremony attended by prominent Indian cricketers. Mittali, an Indian entrepreneur and professional baker, added a sweet touch to Shardul’s life both on and off the field.
4) Utkarsha Pawar – Ruturaj Gaikwad’s wife
Ruturaj Gaikwad walked down the aisle with Utkarsha Pawar on June 3. Utkarsha, an all-rounder for the Maharashtra women’s team, also shares a great love for cricket, making their bond on and off the field stronger.
5) Rachana Krishna – Prasidh Krishna’s wife
India seamer Prasidh Krishna found his life partner in Rachana, an IT professional working as a product manager at Dell Technologies. Their union on June 8 added a touch of tech-savvy sophistication to the cricketing community.
6) Swati Asthana – Navdeep Saini’s wife
Navdeep Saini celebrated his birthday on November 23 by tying the knot with Swati Asthana. An air hostess and content creator, Swati adds an element of grace and style to Saini’s life.
7) Divya Singh – Mukesh Kumar’s wife
The details about the life partner of cricketer Mukesh Kumar remain private, allowing the couple to enjoy their newfound happiness away from the public eye. The duo of Divya and Mukesh tied knot recently on November 28.
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Life partners of Pakistan players who got married in 2023
1) Nishe Khan – Shan Masood’s wife
The beautiful life partner of Shan Masood, Nishe Khan, also maintains a private life that allows the couple to cherish their moments away from the spotlight. The two tied knot on January 20.
2) Ansha Afridi – Shaheen Afridi’s wife
Shaheen Afridi and Ansha Afridi‘s marriage on February 3 brought together two cricketing families. Ansha, being the daughter of legendary all-rounder Shahid Afridi, adds a unique touch to their union.
3) Muzna Masood Malik – Haris Rauf’s wife
Haris Rauf‘s marriage to Muzna Masood Malik on July 6 marked a union of cricket and fashion. Muzna, a popular face in Pakistan, has modelled for various clothing brands, showcasing her elegance and style.
4) Anmol Mehmood – Imam ul Haq’s wife
In a grand ceremony on November 25, Imam ul Haq married Anmol Mehmood, a doctor based in Norway. Imam and Anmol’s wedding was graced by many prominent Pakistan cricketers including Babar Azam and Sarfaraz Khan.