Keshav Maharaj And Wife Lerisha Celebrate Joyous News Of First Pregnancy
By CricShots - Jan 18, 2024 11:50 am
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Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj, a stalwart in South African cricket since his debut in 2016, is set to embark on a new chapter as he and his wife Lerisha Munsamy eagerly await the arrival of their first child. Lerisha shared the joyous news through an Instagram video, capturing heartfelt moments with family and friends as they celebrated the pregnancy.

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Keshav Maharaj with his wife Lerisha Munsamy

In her Instagram post, Lerisha expressed gratitude for the blessings they’ve received and the joy of sharing such a significant moment with their loved ones. Keshav Maharaj and Lerisha tied the knot in April 2022, with Lerisha, a skilled Kathak dancer, hailing from India, similar to her star cricketer husband.

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The couple’s love story blossomed through mutual connections, eventually leading to their decision to embark on the journey of marriage. Keshav Maharaj, who made his international debut in November 2016 in a Test match against Australia, has been a consistent performer for the Proteas.


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With 49 Tests, 44 ODIs, and 27 T20Is under his belt, Maharaj has been a valuable asset in all formats. In Test cricket, he has scalped 158 wickets at an average of 31.99, while in ODIs, he boasts 55 wickets at 30.65.

The 33-year-old spinner has also made a notable impact in T20Is, claiming 24 wickets at a commendable economy rate of 7.39. Known for his all-around skills, Maharaj has showcased his batting prowess in Test matches, amassing five half-centuries, with a highest score of 84.

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Although he didn’t have an opportunity to bowl in the recent Test against India, Maharaj continues to be a key contributor to South Africa’s cricketing endeavours. As they anticipate the birth of their child, the Maharaj family eagerly awaits the newest member to join their ranks, bringing even more joy to the talented cricketer’s illustrious career.