From Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Azharuddin: 5 cricketers who were known to be playboys

First Published 3, Oct 2020, 2:39 PM

Yuvraj Singh was a crush of many Bollywood celebrities, as he was heavily linked to Kim Sharma, before marrying Hazel Keech. Mohammad Azharuddin was already married before he started dating Sangeet Bijlani and eventually marrying her, prior to getting divorced for the second time.

<p>Cricketers are known to be gentlemen, as they play a sport which is generally referred to as a gentleman's game. However, despite being a gentleman on the field, some cricketers happen to be a womanizer off the field.</p>

Cricketers are known to be gentlemen, as they play a sport which is generally referred to as a gentleman's game. However, despite being a gentleman on the field, some cricketers happen to be a womanizer off the field.

<p>While some cricketers mostly end up getting settled with their long-time girlfriend or childhood friend, some are linked with a number of Bollywood celebrities. Meanwhile, some are even reported to have cheated on their partners.</p>

While some cricketers mostly end up getting settled with their long-time girlfriend or childhood friend, some are linked with a number of Bollywood celebrities. Meanwhile, some are even reported to have cheated on their partners.

<p>While some cricketers mostly end up getting settled with their long-time girlfriend or childhood friend, some are linked with a number of Bollywood celebrities. Meanwhile, some are even reported to have cheated on their partners.</p>

While some cricketers mostly end up getting settled with their long-time girlfriend or childhood friend, some are linked with a number of Bollywood celebrities. Meanwhile, some are even reported to have cheated on their partners.

<p><strong>Mohammad Azharuddin:</strong> The former Indian skipper starts the list as he was not only a playboy, but he also happened to cheat on his first wife. While he was already married to Naureen, he started dating Bollywood actress Sangeeta Bijlani. Despite having two sons with her, he divorced her to get married to Sangeeta. However, he later got divorced with her too, after it was reported that he had an affair with Indian badminton star Jwala Gutta. He is also reported to have married for the third time, to Shannon Marie Talwar.</p>

Mohammad Azharuddin: The former Indian skipper starts the list as he was not only a playboy, but he also happened to cheat on his first wife. While he was already married to Naureen, he started dating Bollywood actress Sangeeta Bijlani. Despite having two sons with her, he divorced her to get married to Sangeeta. However, he later got divorced with her too, after it was reported that he had an affair with Indian badminton star Jwala Gutta. He is also reported to have married for the third time, to Shannon Marie Talwar.

<p><strong>Chris Gayle: </strong>The Jamaican hard-hitter is also known to hit on women. Everyone is aware of the fact that he flirted with Australian journalist Mel Meglaughlin on air during a Big Bash League (BBL) match. He was later reported to have revealed his genitals to a masseuse. However, he won a lawsuit for the same, later. He is also reported to have a strip club in his home. He is currently with his partner Natasha Berridge, as he also has a daughter with her.</p>

Chris Gayle: The Jamaican hard-hitter is also known to hit on women. Everyone is aware of the fact that he flirted with Australian journalist Mel Meglaughlin on air during a Big Bash League (BBL) match. He was later reported to have revealed his genitals to a masseuse. However, he won a lawsuit for the same, later. He is also reported to have a strip club in his home. He is currently with his partner Natasha Berridge, as he also has a daughter with her.

<p><strong>Yuvraj Singh: </strong>During the initial days of his career, Yuvraj was known to be the crush of many girls across the nation, including Bollywood celebrities. It all began with Bollywood actress Kim Sharma, which was well-known to everyone. However, the two parted ways, as Yuvi's mother was not in favour of it. He was later reported to have developed a liking for another Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, which did not last long either. Although he was also spotted with Anchal Kumar and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) owner Priety Zinta, he is now settled with British-Mauritian model, Hazel Keech. Surely, he is the playboy of Indian cricket.</p>

Yuvraj Singh: During the initial days of his career, Yuvraj was known to be the crush of many girls across the nation, including Bollywood celebrities. It all began with Bollywood actress Kim Sharma, which was well-known to everyone. However, the two parted ways, as Yuvi's mother was not in favour of it. He was later reported to have developed a liking for another Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, which did not last long either. Although he was also spotted with Anchal Kumar and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) owner Priety Zinta, he is now settled with British-Mauritian model, Hazel Keech. Surely, he is the playboy of Indian cricket.

<p><strong>Imran Khan: </strong>The current Pakistan Prime Minister has a long list. From marrying 22 years younger Jemima Goldsmith, to spending nights during cricket tours with Bollywood actress Zeenat Aman, he was also linked with Princess Diana. He later married Reham Khan, only to divorce her nine months later and marry for the third time, to Bushra Bibi.</p>

Imran Khan: The current Pakistan Prime Minister has a long list. From marrying 22 years younger Jemima Goldsmith, to spending nights during cricket tours with Bollywood actress Zeenat Aman, he was also linked with Princess Diana. He later married Reham Khan, only to divorce her nine months later and marry for the third time, to Bushra Bibi.

<p><strong>Shane Warne:</strong> The legendary Australian spinner has to be the biggest of all. Although he was married to Simone Callahan, they were divorced after Warne allegedly had extra-marital affairs. He incidents include getting naughty with a couple of models during his county stint in Hampshire, followed by flirting with a Melbourne stripper, to even abusing a British nurse. Nonetheless, what was interesting that one of the models from the 2006 county stint incident said, “Shane blew our minds. He was so fit. I’d give him top marks for more than satisfying us.”</p>

Shane Warne: The legendary Australian spinner has to be the biggest of all. Although he was married to Simone Callahan, they were divorced after Warne allegedly had extra-marital affairs. He incidents include getting naughty with a couple of models during his county stint in Hampshire, followed by flirting with a Melbourne stripper, to even abusing a British nurse. Nonetheless, what was interesting that one of the models from the 2006 county stint incident said, “Shane blew our minds. He was so fit. I’d give him top marks for more than satisfying us.”

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