In India, cricket is regarded as a religion and the cricketers are regarded as superstars. As a result the media is always interested in capturing each and every moment of their personal lives.
In the past when Sachin Tendulkar was making a name for himself, he became a major media attraction. Soon his personal life was also under scrutiny and his love story with future wife Anjali came into the limelight.
In current times also media dig a lot into cricketers’ personal lives. Some do not take it graciously while some openly come out and share stories about their personal lives.
The wives of current Indian cricketers are also well established like their counterparts. They have some very interesting and prolific personalities. Let us look into the profession of wives of some Indian cricketers.
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Here is the list of 10 cricketers’ wives and their professions:
1. Anushka Sharma – Actor
The “First Lady” of Indian cricket is a well known personality in the Indian cinema. She made her debut alongside superstar Shahrukh Khan in ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’. After that she worked in numerous films like Band Baaja Baarat, PK, NH10, Pari, Sultan etc.
Apart from her profession as an actress, she has become a good producer too. Her own production house ‘Clean State Films’ has released films like NH10 and Phillauri. Apart from that she also owns a clothing brand named ‘Nush’. Currently she is working on future projects and is a very busy personality.
2. Dipika Pallikal – Professional Squash player
Even before Dipika married Dinesh Karthik, she was already a well known personality. This is because of her profession of being one of the most famous Indian squash players.
She was the first-ever Indian to break into the top 10 of the PSA rankings. She has won 11 titles so far and is currently ranked 19th in the world. Her greatest achievement so far is to win the gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth games with partner Joshna Chinnappa.
Apart from winning titles from her profession, Dipika has also received Arjuna Award and Padmashri. Currently she is training under former Australian player Sarah Fitz-Gerald.