There is no denying the fact that cricketers are humans as well and they do have personal lives that aren’t always pleasing. Some may have issues with financial stuff while some do with their relationships statuses. There have been many cricketers who have divorced once and then ended up finding a new love in their life.
Here are 5 India and Pakistan cricketers who fall in love twice:
1. Imran Khan
Former Pakistan skipper, Imran Khan’s marriage with Jemina (a British-born Pakistani) was one of the most high-profile marriages of Pakistan. The two had a playful relationship and unfortunately, it ended when Jemima was not able to connect to the Pakistani situations. However, in Jan 2015, Imran married British-Pakistani journalist Reham Khan.
2. Dinesh Karthik
The marriage of Indian batsman Dinesh Karthik with Dipika Pallikal was one of the most talked about events of Indian cricket. The cricketer and the squash player got hitched in a beautiful ceremony and are now happily with each other. However, this was Karthik’s second marriage after his divorce from first wife, Nikita. Nikita had an affair behind Karthik’s back with his teammate, Murali Vijay and she also got pregnant with his child. The two divorced and Vijay is now married to Nikita and both parties live their own separate lives.
3. Wasim Akram
The legendary Pakistani pacer lost his first wife Huma Mufti in the year 1995. She died due to an illness that produced multiple organ failures. However, he found his second love of his life in form of Shaniera Thompson who was a former PR consultant.
4. Mohammad Azharuddin
The former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin was married to Naureen with whom he had two sons, Ayaz and Asad. However, he divorced his first wife and married famous actress Sangeeta Bijlani in 1998.
5. Shoaib Malik
The Pakistani all-rounder, Shoaib Malik got hitched with Indian tennis star Sania Mirza in a very popular marriage ceremony. However, a woman named Ayesha Siddiqui claimed that Malik was still married to her. The two resolved the issue out of court and divorced formally.