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Indian cricketers who married in different religions

By Kaif - June 26, 2023 - Last updated on Jun 26, 2023 03:28 PM
Indian cricketers who married in different religions

It is said that all is fair in love and war. Players in India have lived this philosophy a lot. Be it Hindu or Muslim, Sikh or Christian, everyone was seen losing in front of love. These days, when there are many discussions about conversion in the country, then have a look at 5 such Indian cricketers, who have found their life partner in another religion and are living a happy life. So let us tell you today about such 5 Indian cricketers who married in different religions.

Indian cricketers who married in different religions

1. Zaheer Khan - Sagarika Ghatge

zaheer khan - sagarika ghatge

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Zaheer Khan, who played a key role in India's World Cup victory in 2011, is a Muslim. His fast and swing bowling often baffled the veteran batsmen. When this great cricketer announced his engagement in 2017, he was no less than a swing bowler. Zaheer married Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge. Zaheer Khan is Muslim and Sagarika Ghatge is Hindu.

2. Mohammad Kaif - Pooja Yadav

mohammad kaif pooja yadav

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Whenever Mohammad Kaif's name comes up, that final of the Natwest Trophy also flashes in the mind. Kaif teamed up with Yuvraj Singh in that match to give India a seemingly impossible victory. Coming from a Muslim background, Kaif, like his sport, put love above religion. He found true love with a Hindu girl named Pooja Yadav. Both had married in 2011.

3. Yuvraj Singh - Hazel Keech

Yuvraj Singh - Hazel Keech

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In 2011, Yuvraj Singh made India the world champion in the game which is called India's religion. When sport becomes a religion, then everything else is left behind. The same happened with former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh. Yuvraj married Bollywood actress Hazel Keech in the year 2015. While Yuvi is a Sikh, Hazel Keech is a Christian.

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4. Mohammad Azharuddin - Sangeeta Bijlani

Mohammad Azharuddin - Sangeeta Bijlani

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Mohammad Azharuddin's career was surrounded by achievements and controversies. His personal life is also full of ups and downs. Azhar did two marriages. Sangeeta Bijlani became his wife after the divorce from his first wife. Azharuddin is the only cricketer who has captained India in three ODI World Cups. Sangeeta Bijlani is a Hindu while cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin is a Muslim. Though it made a lot of news, the marriage was not successful as the couple parted ways after 9 years of being together.

5. Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi – Sharmila Tagore

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi – Sharmila Tagore

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Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi is counted among the best captains of India. His popularity was at its peak in the 1960s. This cricketer, known as Nawab Pataudi, had millions of fans, but he fell in love with Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore, who belonged to a Hindu-Bengali family. Both got married in 1969.

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