Cricketer’s life is not less interesting then any Bollywood star. Sometime more then their game, their personal life affairs keep them into headlines.
Here are list of some Cricketers who have been married more than once! Just have a look.
1. Shoaib Malik
Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik ties the knot with Indian tennis player Sania Mirza in an Islamic wedding ceremony on 12 April 2010. But do you know that Sania Mirza is a second wife of Shoaib Malik. Reports emerged that Malik was already married to another Hyderabad girl, Ayesha Siddiqui. However, Malik denied the allegations but eventually confirmed the marriage when the girl’s family released marriage certificate as a proof. Then Shoaib divorced his first wife and got married to Sania.
2. Wasim Akram
A former Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram, married Huma Mufti in 1995 and have two sons Tahmoor and Akbar from their marriage of fifteen years. Huma died of multiple organ failure at Chennai, India on October 2009. Akram met an Australian woman, Shaniera Thompson on a visit to Melbourne in 2011. And they get married August 2013. The couple have a baby girl born in December 2014.
3. Mohammad Azharuddin
A former Indian cricket captain and politician Azharuddin, married Naureen in 1987 and had two sons with her. In 1996, the couple divorced and Azharuddin got married to Sangeeta Bijlani. But this marriage also couldn’t sustain reportedly due to Azhar’s alleged affair with badminton player Jwala Gutta and the couple call it quits in 2010.
4. Brett Lee
Australian cricketer Brett Lee married Elizabeth Kemp in 2006. They have a son named Preston Charles, born 16 November 2006. However, after two years of marriage, on 21 August 2008, Lee confirmed his separation from Kemp. They divorced in 2009. After that, Brett got married to Lana Anderson in 2014 after one year of dating, they have a daughter named Helena together who was born in December 2015.
5. Imran Khan
A Pakistani politician, former cricketer and commentator, Imran Khan married to British original Jemima Goldsmith on May 1995, in Paris. Jemima converted to Islam. In June 2004, the couple had divorced, ending the nine-year marriage because it was “difficult for Jemima to adapt to life in Pakistan”. In January 2015, Khan married British-Pakistani journalist Reham Khan in a private Nikah ceremony but Imran’s second marriage was not long lasting. On 22 October 2015 the couple announced their intention to file for divorce.
6. Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik got married to Nikita in 2007. Both Nikita and Karthik were hence childhood friends and grew fond of each other. But Dinesh divorced Nikita when he came to know about his wife’s affair with Murali Vijay. Following the rumors, Dinesh Karthik divorced Nikita while she was pregnant in 2012. With the divorce, Dinesh’s friendship with Murali Vijay also came to an end. A year after the divorce, Dinesh Karthik met squash player, Dipika Pallikal, at a gym in Chennai. Eventually, they both fell in love. They got engaged in November 2013 and become Mr. and Mrs. in 2015.
7. Vinod Kambli
Vinod Kambli first married Noella Lewis, who was working as a receptionist at Hotel Blue Diamond (in Pune) in the year 1998. After separating from her, Vinod Kambli married fashion Model Andrea Hewitt, the couple has a child born in June 2010.
8. Yograj Singh
A former Indian cricketer and Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s father, Yograj Singh, married Shabnam Singh, but later divorced her as he did not like her wish to pursue her dreams rather than being a housewife. Later, Yograj married Satveer Kaur (also known as Meena). With his second wife Yograj Singh have two child.
9. Jonty Rhodes
South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes married Kate McCarthy on 16 April 1994. But the couple ended their 19-years marriage in 2013. Later, Jonty married Melanie Wolf. The couple become proud parents of a baby girl in 2015.
10. Javagal Srinath
Javagal Srinath is a former Indian cricketer and currently an ICC Match Referee. He is considered among India’s finest fast bowlers and is the first Indian fast bowler to have taken more than 300 wickets in One Day Internationals. He was married to Jyothsna in 1999 but mutually agreed to a divorce. He remarried in 2008 to Madhavi Patravali, a journalist.