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Virat-Anushka, Sangeeta Bijlani-Mohammad Azharuddin, a look back at few beautiful love stories of B-town divas and cricketers

From Sharmila Tagore - Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi To Virat - Anushka, Getting Hitched With Bollywood Actresses Has Become A Trend In Indian Cricket Over The Years.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 12 Dec 2017, 07:36:50 PM
Virat-Anushka, Sharmila-Pataudi, a look back at few beautiful love stories of B-town divas and cricketers

New Delhi:

Fans across the globe are going gaga as Indian skipper Virat Kohli finally tied the knot with lady-love Anushka Sharma at a high profile ceremony on December 11 in Italy. The news of Virushka's wedding at a luxury resort in Tuscany is doing rounds on social networking sites.

They released their official marriage pictures and confirmed the news on Twitter. The lovebirds also promised each other to live happily ever after.

"Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share the news with you. This beautiful day will be made more special with the love and support of our family of fans & well wishers. Thank you for being such an important part of our journey," Virat and Anushka posted on their official Twitter handle.

From Sharmila Tagore - Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi to Virat - Anushka, getting hitched with Bollywood actresses has become a trend in Indian cricket over the years.

Here we bring you some of those Indian cricketers who had managed to be in the headlines for their much-talked-about affairs with B-town divas.While some of them had managed to woo those actresses into marriage, rest of the couples failed to join the 'Happy Ending' club.

1. Zaheer Khan - Sagarika Ghatge:

 Zaheer Khan, the former left-arm Indian pacer walked for pheras with beautiful Ghatge last month at his Lower Parel residence in Mumbai.

2. Yuvraj Singh - Hazel Keech:

Last year, the left-hander Indian cricketer was seen hitting headlines as the all rounder tied his knot with British-Mauritian model and actress Hazel Keech in Duffera village on Sirhind-Chandigarh Road in Fatehgarh Sahib district of Punjab.

3. Harbhajan Singh - Geeta Basra:

The much-loved couple was doing rounds on social networking sites as the duo got hitched in a grand Punjabi-style wedding in Jalandhar, Punjab.

2 years ago today .. 😍🎉❤️ @harbhajan3 #sangeetnight #funtimes

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4. Sangeeta Bijlani - Mohammad Azharuddin:
4. Sangeeta Bijlani - Mohammad Azharuddin:

Former Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin had married model and actress Sangeeta Bijlani in the year 1996. However, their marriage ended in a divorce due to Azhar's alleged affair with badminton player Jwala Gutta.

5. Sharmila Tagore - Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi:
5. Sharmila Tagore - Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi:

Sharmila Tagore took pheras with former cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, in a Nikah ceremony on 27 December 1969.

6. Nagma - Sourav Ganguly:
6. Nagma - Sourav Ganguly:

Sourav Ganguly, one of the best captains of Indian cricket team fell for the girl next to his door and married childhood sweetheart Dona Ganguly in 1997. But post marriage the buzz around his affair with Bollywood actress Nagma was getting louder with each passing day. However, the Bengal tiger finally put an end to the relationship and rubbished all those murmurs across the country.

7. Yuvraj Singh - Deepika Pdukone:
7. Yuvraj Singh - Deepika Pdukone:

Much before his marraige with model-turned-actress Hazel Keech, Yuvraj Singh dated Bollywood hottie Deepika Padukone and the two were spotted hand in hand at several places which lead to a lot of media speculations.

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First Published : 12 Dec 2017, 10:37:08 AM