The fame and attention always goes to the players in cricket. But as it is said, “Behind every successful man there is a woman”. So let’s take a look at some of the Wives and Girlfriends of modern day cricketers.
1. Jessica Taylor
Jessica Taylor got married to England International Kevin Pietersen on 29 December 2007. She is an English singer, glamour model, television personality, dancer and best known for being a member of the Brit award-winning pop group, Liberty X.
2. Lee Furlong
Lee Furlong is married to Australian all rounder Shane Watson. She is a TV presenter by profession. For her great fashion sense and vivacious appeal, she’s always under the limelight.
3. Umme Ahmed Shishir
Umme Ahmed Shishir is the wife of Bangladesh cricketer Shakib al Hasan. She is a Bangladeshi-American student studying software technology in Minnesota.
4. Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza is someone who doesn’t need much introduction. She is possibly the rarest of cricketer wives who will be more famous than the player himself! The professional tennis player who is married to Pakistani player Shoaib Malik.
5. Yoshini De Silva
Yoshini De Silva is married to Sri Lankan spinner Ajantha Mendis. The lucky couple had an elaborate marriage ceremony in January 2011.
6. Sakshi Rawat
Sakshi Rawat is married to Indian Cricket team captain M.S. Dhoni. Sakshi was an intern at the Taj Hotel Kolkata when she met Dhoni.
7. Rachael Flintoff
Andrew Flintoff’s wife is Racheal Flintoff but she does not rely on her husband’s fame and stardom. She is successful businesswoman herself. The couple have three children.
8. Isha Sharvani
Indian Pace bowler Zaheer Khan is rumoured to be dating Isha Sharvani. But it’s still unknown whether they are engaged or not. Isha is an Indian contemporary dancer and actress.
9. Sue Erasmus
Sue Erasmus is the girlfriend of South African player Jean Paul Duminy. She is a model by profession.
10. Amy Hussey
Amy Hussey is married to Australian cricketer Mike Hussey. The mother of three still manages to impress with her fashion sense.