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6 Famous Cricketers Who Married Indian Women

6 Famous Cricketers Who Married Indian Women

We have all the time discussed about the love life of Indian Cricketers. But not many of us know that there are few famous foreign cricketers who fell in love with Indian women and got hitched.
Here is the list of 6 such famous cricketers:
1- Glenn Turner and  Sukhinder Kaur Gill Turner:

Glenn Turner was one of the most famous and iconic opening batsman of New Zealand.  He is the current head of the New Zealand Cricket selection panel. Glenn fell in love with Sukhinder Kaur Gill and they got hitched in the summers of 1973. The couple is blessed with two children. Sukhinder is popularly know as Sukhi Turner in New Zealand. She was the Mayor of Dunedin from 1995 till her retirement in 2004.  Sukhinder is considered as one of the most eminent politicians from the Indian community in New Zealand.
2- Zaheer Abbas and Rita Luthra:
Zaheer has been one of the finest batsman from Pakistan. Zaheer is married to Rita Luthra to whom he first met in 1980s. At the time, Zaheer used to play for English county Gloucestershire and Rita was studying interior designing in United Kingdom. After few years of dating, they both tied knot in 1988. Rita changed her name to Samina Abbas after marriage. The couple did not face any objection from the families despite the fact that they both belong to rival countries. This is because, the father of Zaheer was friends with the Father of Rita. Prior to India-Pakistan Partition in 1947, the Luthras used to stay in Faisalabad, Pakistan. The couple now lives in Karachi, Pakistan where Samina aka Rita runs an interior designing business.
3- Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza:
Shoaib is a famous Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the team. He tied knot with Indian Tennis player Sania Mirza in 2010. Prior to this, Sania was in news because she called off her engagement with her childhood friend Sohrab Mirza, and then married Shoaib.  They got hitched in Taj Krishna Hotel in Hyderabad followed by Pakistani customs. Shoaib was in controversy because it was rumoured that Malik was already married to another Hyderabad girl, Ayesha Siddiqui. However, Malik denied all the allegations until the girl’s family released the marriage certificate as a proof. Malik then divorced that girl. Shoaib and Sania are married for about 4 years now.

4- Mohsin Khan and Reena Roy:

Pakistani Cricketer Mohsin fell in love with the gorgeous Indian actress Reena Roy. They got hitched in 1983. Mohsin then tried his luck in Bollywood movies too. He has appeared in about 13 movies. The couple was blessed with a daughter. However, the marriage did not go well and they are divorced now.

5- Muttiah Muralitharan and Madhimalar Ramamurthy:

Muttiah Muralitharan is a legendary cricketer from Sri Lankan team, who hold many international records. He is the highest wicket-taker in both Test and One-Day Internationals. He got married to a Chennai girl Madhimalar Ramamurthy on March 21, 2005. Madhimalar is the daughter of late Dr S. Ramamurthy and Dr Nithya Ramamurthy of Malar Hospitals. The couple was blessed with a baby boy after one year of marriage.

6- Shaun Tait and Mashoom Singha:

Australian pacer Shaun Tait married Indian Model Mashoom Singha on June 12, 2014. The couple had dated each other for almost 4 years.  Tait had proposed Mashoom for wedding while they were vacationing in Paris. A week long wedding took place in Mumbai where close friends and family were invited.

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