Indian Cricketers Who Found Love With Non-Celebrities

In this article, we mention the Indian cricketers who married their childhood love or a non-celebrity girl. Read the full article to get more information about it.

In India, cricket players are celebrities, but not all of their love stories involve other famous people. This article covers the lives of Indian cricket players who decided to get married outside of the spotlight. These stories, which range from independent professionals to childhood sweethearts, honour love that grew away from the limelight.

M.S. Dhoni with his wife Sakshi
M.S. Dhoni with his wife Sakshi

Mahendra Singh Dhoni


Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, is listed first on this list. He fell in love with Sakshi Singh, a Uttarakhand hotel manager who not many people knew before marriage, despite rumours of an affair with Bollywood’s Mastani Deepika Padukone. After all, he refuted all rumours by marrying Sakshi on July 4, 2010. Now she has just as big of a fan base as any celebrity.

Sachin Tendulkar with his wife
Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar

The god of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar, also married a doctor who is 6 years older than him. Sachin Tendulkar fell in love with Anjali Tendulkar when he saw her. Anjali was also a big fan of him. They got married on May 24, 1995, and today they have two children, Sara Tendulkar and Arjun Tendulkar.

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Deepak Chahar with his wife
Deepak Chahar with his wife Jaya Bhardwaj

Deepak Chahar 

Chennai Super Kings and Indian cricket team’s fast bowler Deepak Chahar also did not marry any model or actor but tied the knot with a simple girl, Jaya Bhardwaj, who works for a corporate firm. However, Jaya’s brother Siddharth is quite famous and has been a part of shows like MTV Splitsvilla and Bigg Boss. But Jaya has always stayed away from the limelight. Deepak marries Jaya on June 1, 2023.

Gautam Gambhir with his wife
Gautam Gambhir with his wife, Natasha Jain

Gautam Gambhir

Former batsman of the Indian cricket team and current BJP MP Gautam Gambhir also married his childhood friend Natasha Jain, who stays away from the limelight. She is a resident of Delhi and used to be Gambhir’s childhood friend. Their love story started from here, and even after becoming a successful cricketer, Gambhir chose his childhood friend as his life partner.

Ravindra Jadeja with his wife
Ravindra Jadeja with his wife Riva Solanki

Ravindra Jadeja

The most successful all-rounder for the Indian cricket team, Ravindra Jadeja, is incredibly popular and considered a star. However, his wife avoids drawing attention to herself in her private life. On February 5, 2016, he tied the knot with Riva Solanki, a mechanical engineer. After being married, though, Riva became heavily involved in politics and joined the BJP.

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Suresh Raina with his wife
Suresh Raina with his wife Priyanka Chaudhary

Suresh Raina 

On April 3, 2015, Suresh Raina, a former member of the Indian cricket team and a buddy of MS Dhoni, got married to Priyanka Chaudhary, a non-celebrity. While it is true that Raina and Priyanka have known one another since they were little, Naina’s mother planned their marriages. Priyanka was employed with Wipro as an engineer. However, she launched her own company after getting married and now operates both an NGO under her daughter Gracia’s name and a children’s merchandise company.

Ajiankya Rahane with his wife
Ajinkya Rahane with his wife Radhika Dhopavkar

Ajinkya Rahane

On September 26, 2014, Ajinkya Rahane got married to Radhika Dhopavkar, a childhood friend, in a traditional ceremony. Nothing but traditional Marathi customs and traditions were used during the wedding. The couple dated for five years and was dedicated to one another before they were married in 2014. Radhika stays at home. She takes care of her kids while remaining at home. During cricket matches, she travels a lot with Ajinkya as well.

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