Nothing is as pure as love. But the best thing about love is that you cannot choose the person you want to be in love with. Everyone wishes to feel the butterflies in their stomach, but only a few are lucky. Some of our cricketers are lucky enough to find their soul mates just around them. Everyone is always eager to know about the couples of Bollywood, but today, we are here with the lovebirds from the world of cricket. Many cricketers married their fans, and some even tied knots with their relatives. Many cricketers are married to stars or other famous people, but this is the list of ten cricketers married to their fans or close relatives.

1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Our favorite Dhoni found his soul mate in one of his fans. The chemistry between the couple gets often seen during matches. Sakshi was a massive fan of MS Dhoni, and the couple tied the knot on July 4, 2010. Their daughter Ziva Dhoni is as cute as the couple.

2. Rohit Sharma

We all are well aware of one of the finest players. He is another one on the list who fell in love with his fan. He married Ritika Sajdeh, his lover and manager. Formalized their relationship on December 13, 2015. He gets blessed with her immense support and love.

3. Sachin Tendulkar

Potentially, he is one of the legends that cricket has ever had. He has millions of fans, but he admired as a fan is Anjali. Anjali was six years older than him, but love knows no limits. Happily married, they get blessed with two children. His son Arjun Tendulkar follows in his father’s footsteps and makes his career in cricket.

4. Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi

Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan was a renowned captain. Like some others, he married his fan and famous actress Sharmila Tagore in 1969. She used to visit him during matches. They bridged the relationship between cricket and Bollywood. Their son Saif Ali Khan is a well-established Bollywood actor.

5. Shahid Afridi

Former Pakistani cricketer and all-rounder Shahid Afridi is married to his cousin. His better half, Nadia, is his maternal uncle’s daughter. The couple married on October 22, 2000, and they are living happily with their five daughters.

6. Saeed Anwar

Saeed Anwar is another one on the list who married his relative. The former opener from Pakistan tied knots with his cousin sister Lubna in 1996. Lubna and Saeed had a pretty daughter, Bismah. The left-handed batsman retired after the 2003 world cup.

7. Mustafizur Rahman

Bangladesh cricketer Mustafizur Rahman got married to his maternal cousin. He and his cousin Samia Parvin, a psychology student, married after the 2019 World Cup.

8. Virender Sehwag

The former Indian cricketer was known for his battling style. He is arguably a great entertainer. He hitched with his childhood friend Aarti Ahlawat at a grand wedding on April 22, 2004. Blessed with two sons, they are happily married.

9. Murali Vijay

We all have witnessed the commendable performance of Murali Vijay on the ground. The celebrity married Nikita Vanjara, ex-wife of Dinesh Kartik. They tied knots in 2012. It seems they are enjoying their marital life, although it’s Nikita’s second marriage.

10. Mosaddek Hossain

The batsman to score three double centuries from Bangladesh, Mosaddek, holds a praiseworthy record. In 2012, he married his cousin. His wife Sharmin Samira had a great time together until he was in the news for harassing his wife.