Cricketers getting married to their girlfriends or ex-girlfriends is a normal visual in international cricket today. Across the globe, there have been cricketers who have got into controversial marriages and relationships and have gone public about it. Murali Vijay’s marriage to Nikita Vanjara is a perfect example of how marriages and relationships inside the cricketing fraternity can take an ugly turn. Nikita was married to Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik before tieing the knot for the second time with Vijay. There have been many such cases in the cricketing world.
In this article, we take a look at three reputed cricketers who got married off to their cousin and have lived happily ever after.
3 Cricketers Who Have Got Married To Their Cousin
The former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi played the game of cricket for over 20 years with all pomp and glory. Controversy has been a constant friend in his career but that has not deterred him from playing the game.
Afridi married his cousin Nadia at the age of 20 years and has been married for the last 21 years. They have five daughters. It was recently announced that his daughter, Aqsa, will be engaged to current Pakistani cricketer Shaheen Afridi.