From Sourav Ganguly to Mohammed Shami: 5 cricketers rumoured to have cheated on their wife
First Published Nov 28, 2020, 3:09 PM IST
Cricketers are no less than celebrities who often have a grand wedding and lead a happy married life. However, some tend to get into controversies, as they are allegedly involved in extra-marital affairs, thereby cheating on their partners.
When it comes to cricketers, everyone considers them to be the most humble gentlemen in the sport, as well as in the sporting world. However, not all of them are actually so.
While most of them get involved in numerous controversies, both on and off the field, some tend to do so in their personal life as well, including their marriage. As a result, they end up having a sour married life.
From domestic violence to extra-marital affairs, some cricketers have tarnished their image for the same. Likewise, we take a look at five cricketers, who allegedly cheated on their wives.
Sourav Ganguly: The former Indian skipper has a unique love story, as he had eloped with his long-time girlfriend Dona, in 1997, to get married, while their families were sworn rivals. Nonetheless, they later reconciled. However, it was reported sometime back that the Prince of Kolkata allegedly had an affair with Bollywood actress Nagma, which was also admitted by the latter at a point. Dona was certainly disturbed by this. But, true love prevailed as her resilience allowed Ganguly to stay loyal to her.
Viv Richards: It is no secret that Widnies cricket legend Viv Richards had a short affair with Bollywood actress Neena Gupta, as the couple has a daughter together. However, what many do not know that Richards was already a married man back then, the reason why he could never get settled with Neena. Although he chose to stay loyal to his wife Miriam, he supported Neena throughout, before reconciling with his daughter, whom he had previously refused to acknowledge as his father.
Shane Warne: The legendary Australian spinner is a no-brainer in the list, who is famous for his countless controversies. He was married to Simone Callahan since 1995, but reportedly had affairs with numerous women, as he had a lust for getting attracted to the good-looking ones. As Simone came to know about his tastes, she divorced him, while Warne continued with his lustful life.
Andre Nel: The South African was reportedly dating a girl named Jelena Kultiasova, in London, as his side toured England. However, after Nel flew back to his home, she came to know that he was married for six years. Nonetheless, Jelena decided to expose him, as she used her sources in one of South Africa's news tabloid, compelling Nel to admit to having cheated on his wife. However, he has remained loyal to his wife since then.
Mohammed Shami: The prolific Indian seamer is one of India's est currently. However, his personal life is shaky, as he was married to Hasin Jahan. Meanwhile, it was in 2018, when she alleged that Shami had an extra-marital affair. She even found some startling evidence against him. Nonetheless, Shami never admitted to any of the allegations, as they have reportedly parted ways, as of now.
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