In recent times many cricketers have got married, triggering heartbreaks among their female fans. Jasprit Bumrah was married to TV anchor Sanjana Ganesan, Yuzvendra Chahal tied the knot with choreographer, Dhanashree Verma. Vijay Shankar and Adam Zampa also found their life partners last year. Still, some of the finest cricketers are in no hurry to get married. Here is a look at the top 10 unmarried cricketers in the world right now.
1. KL Rahul
Calling KL Rahul India’s most eligible bachelor would not be wrong. Apart from being the exceptional batsman Rahul is, he also posts some of the most amazing pictures on social media which gathers enormous likes and comments. He has been spotted with Sunil Shetty’s daughter and Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty on more than one occasion. They also engage with each other on social media. They have not officially said anything but if social media is any indication, there might be something brewing.
2. Rishabh Pant
The man touted to be the successor of Dhoni,but he is still unmarried. According to media reports, the dashing left-hander is dating Isha Negi, an entrepreneur and an interior decor designer. Reports also suggest that they are both in relation for five years now. There were also rumours of him being in some kind of a relationship with Bollywood star Urvashi Rautela. He also reportedly blocked Rautela.
3. Shubhman Gill
The man touted to be the next big thing in World Cricket is currently unmarried. He keeps posting cryptic posts on his Instagram account though. After a bit of banter on social media between him and Sachin Tendulkar’s daughter, Sara Tendulkar, social media was abuzz with rumours of their dating. Gill has clearly stated on numerous occasions that he is very much single.
4. Shreyas Iyer
One of the most dashing cricketers, in looks as well as shots, in the Indian team currently, Iyer is reportedly single. Not much information is there about his affairs and absolutely nothing about his marriage. The youngster captained Delhi Capitals to their first-ever IPL final in 2020. An injury forced him out of the side but he is pushing hard for a spot in the Indian side.
5. Prithvi Shaw
The aggressive right-hander, whom former coach Ravi Shastri hailed as being a hybrid of Sachin, Sehwag and Brian Lara, has been so far mum about any relations of his. There is zero information about the partner of Shaw. He is just 23 right now, with ample time to set up his cricket career and life.
6. Ishan Kishan
The Jharkhand boy is on his way to fill Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s shoes. He is unmarried and reportedly dating a model named Aditi Hundia. Hundia regularly participates in many modelling competitions. She was runner up in Miss Rajasthan in 2016. The left-hander, who was the highest six-hitter in 2020 IPL, has been spotted with Hundia at times.
7. Shaheen Shah Afridi
After breaking the hearts of Indian fans through his fiery bowling, Shaheen is all set to break the hearts of countless Pakistani women. The man who wreaked havoc on the Indian batting lineup in the T20 world cup last year is expected to tie the knot soon. Pakistan cricket superstars, Shahid Afridi and Shaheen announced this decision on Twitter. Though the left-arm pacer has said in multiple interviews that he is in no hurry to marry and wants to focus on cricket right now. So, as of now, he remains unmarried.
8. Jofra Archer
Just like the batsmen have no clue while facing his bowling, the world is also clueless about Jofra Archer’s relationships. The Barbados born pacer has been struggling with injury for a while now and is currently single with no news of any affairs. However, he keeps posting cryptic messages on Twitter.
9. Ruturaj Gaikwad
The CSK superstar is currently unmarried with almost no news of any affairs and all. The stylish right-hander won the orange cap in the last season of IPL and is touted to be one of the brightest stars in the country right now. His banter with a Marathi actress, Sayali Sanjeev on social media went viral but there has been insufficient information about it.
10. Jonny Bairstow
Only a few players in the world can match the intent and ability of Jonny Bairstow. The English man is also single currently. There have been unconfirmed rumours that he is dating POLDARK star, Eleanor Tomlinson. The wicket-keeper batsman shared an image of himself with Tomlinson and captioned it, “It was amazing to share some special memories with some special people!” Whoever he is dating the World Cup winner has decided to keep it away from the limelight.