2016 proved to be the most significant year for many Indian sportspeople as they changed their status from bachelor to married. Some kept it private while others had lavish parties. Here is the list of our beloved sports persons who got hitched this year:
- Varun Aaron and Ragini Singh
www.cricketcountry.comThe first cricketer who tied the knot in 2016 is fast bowler Varun Aaron. He got hitched with his childhood darling Raghini Singh in February.
- Irfan Pathan and Safa
newsable.asianetnews.tvJust after few days of Varun’s wedding, Irfan Pathan joined the league and got married to Jeddah based beautiful Indian model Safa Baig on Feb 4, 2016 at a small ceremony in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
- Robin Uthappa and Sheethal Goutham
sports.ndtv.comDomestic cricket player Robin Uthappa got married to his longtime girlfriend and tennis player Sheethal Goutham in a private Christian ceremony on March 3. Both looked beautiful and perfect together on their big day.
- Dhawal Kulkarni and Shraddha Kharpude
www.india.comFirst class cricketer Dhawal Kulkarni got married to a famous fashion coordinator Shraddha Kharpude on March 3. Their wedding ceremony held in South Mumbai and they wore beautiful Maharashtrian outfits.
- Mohit Sharma and Shweta Jaiswal
daily.bhaskar.comFast bowler Mohit Sharma tied the knot with his girlfriend Shweta on March 8. The wedding ceremony took place in Delhi was attended by family, friends and a few cricketers. They both looked stunning together on their wedding day.
- Ravindra Jadeja and Riva Solanki
zeenews.india.comCricketer Ravindra Jadeja married Riva Solanki on April 17. Riva is a mechanical engineer from Gujrat. Their big wedding ceremony was held in Rajkot and was attended by friends, family and few political leaders.
- Ritu Rani and Harsh Sharma
english.pradesh18.comIndian field hockey player Ritu Rani got married to singer Harsh Sharma on august 18. The couple looked stunning together on their wedding day.
- Geeta Phogat and Pawan Kumar
www.cnmsports.comIndia’s first woman wrestler Geeta Phogat got hitched with a Delhi based wrestler Pawan Kumar on November 20 in Haryana. Among many guests at the ceremony, most notable was the presence of Bollywood actor Aamir Khan who played the role of Geeta’s father in his latest movie ‘Dangal’.
- Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech
www.facebook.comIndian cricket star Yuvraj Singh got married to his gorgeous girlfriend Hazel Keech on November 30. They had a lavish five day ceremony which was attended by many cricketers and also a Bollywood star Anushka Sharma.
- Ishant Sharma and Pratima Singh
www.dekhnews.comIshant Sharma is another cricketer who married a basketball player Pratima Singh on December 9 in New Delhi. Their wedding ceremony was attended by many sportspersons including Yuvraj Singh and M S Dhoni.