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With the advent of social media, millions of fans get an insight into their favourite cricketers' lives. Starting from their daily chores, lifestyle, practice session and everything else is highly scrutinised in the public glare. However, one thing that also grabs huge attention is how the cricketers maintain their personal life- be it their mushy moments with their girlfriends/ spouses, dinner dates, shopping spree to quarrels and controversies, each action of them garner an array of audiences' reaction online.
Moreover, with an eagle-eyed paparazzi culture and vigorous social media, netizens don't miss a single glance of the celebrities. And if the celebs are found behaving differently with their spouses or something of that sort at any point in time, they aren't missed by netizens. Thus, here is a curated list of instances when the cricketers were found behaving weirdly with their wives during their public appearances, and these are unmissable.
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Yuvraj Singh and his wife, Hazel Keech were spotted at the app launch of their foundation, Youwecan, when the duo was seen interacting with the media. However, Hazel, who was born and brought up in Britain, was seen talking about some issues in Hindi, and her hubby, Yuvraj started laughing, which irked her badly.
She was heard saying, "Bimari hain, peheli cheej hum internet google karte hai aur kabhi kabhi achche dikhate hai." Afterwards, she spotted Yuvraj laughing, and soon she asked him, "Kyon has rahe hai? Kyonki main hindi mein baat karte hai? Main achchi cheez keh rahi hoon? Haso mat!"
Soon, the happiness vanished from their faces, and Hazel returned to address the media. She continued saying, "Pehli cheej jo hai ki hum google karte hai, aur kabhi kabhi hum aur darr jate hai, arey ye kya hogya kya hogya."
However, this was not the first time Yuvraj's actions irked his wife, Hazel. Earlier, during another media interaction, Yuvraj was seen making faces while Hazel was talking with the media. Soon, Hazel got upset with his actions, which was seen in their facial expressions. It was when they had just got engaged and were planning to tie the knot.
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During an ad shoot, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his wife, Sakshi Dhoni were spotted practising the script. However, even after trying a few times, Sakshi was seen getting camera conscious and unable to read the lines correctly. Soon, Dhoni was seen losing his temper with his wife, Sakshi and heard saying, "Abe tu dekh ke nhi pad paa rahi ho, deliver kaise karogi?" Sakshi, immediately got upset with that comment.
Again, in another live video, MS Dhoni was seen making fun of his wife and saying, "Followers barane ke liye Instagram pe use kar rahi hai." Soon, he was seen making serious faces while his wife also heard saying from behind the camera, "All your followers will love me also nah! I'm fine with that baby!"
Afterwards, Sakshi made fun of him on many other live streams from her social media handle. She was repeatedly seen calling him a sweety and cutie. However, gradually she stopped taking her hubby in vlogs and live streams.
While Virat Kohli and his wife, Anushka Sharma never miss a chance to give couple goals, they were also spotted a few times, when they misbehaved in public. It was during the screening of Sachin Tendulkar's biopic, A Billion Dreams, when they were also seen getting into the heat of an argument during their public appearance. A manager over there was also seen convincing them. However, nothing as such had happened.
Indian pacer, Mohammed Shami and his estranged wife, Hasin Jahan's turbulent relationship is already known to many. It was in March 2018 when Hasin accused her estranged hubby of having an extra-marital affair and subsequently filed an FIR at a police station in Kolkata. Hasin blamed not only Shami, but also some of his family members, on the grounds of domestic violence, an attempt to murder, and other serious claims.
Later, she also shared a series of screenshots of the cricketer's chats with other women on the social networking site, Facebook. In several interviews, Hasin revealed that Shami had tried everything so that she divorce him. Recently, as per reports, on January 23, 2023, a Kolkata court ordered Shami to pay a monthly alimony of Rs. 1.3 lakh to his estranged wife (out of which Rs. 50,00 would be used for her personal alimony and the rest Rs. 80,000 for the maintenance of their daughter, who is staying with Hasin).
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Indian speedster, Ishant Sharma tied the knot with the love of his life, Pratima Singh, in 2016. Since then, the couple never misses a chance to pull each other's legs on social media apart from sharing glimpses of their mushy moments. For instance, when the entire world was locked inside their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic and IPL 2021 was also suspended for the time being, Ishant could also spend some quality time with his wife and family. However, when Ishant's loving wife, Pratima had enough of being at home, she hilariously trolled him. Taking to her IG stories on May 19, 2021, Pratima cracked a typical husband-wife joke, mentioning Ishant as a 'disaster at home'. Soon Ishaan reshared it and made a weird face at her, and this was simply hilarious to miss.
Despite Rohit Sharma's wife, Ritika Sajdeh turned out to be lucky for him, he doesn't stop to annoy her. Earlier, during a conversation with Test specialist Mayank Agarwal, we got to know about Rohit's two bad habits, which annoy his wife, Ritika. One of which was she claimed that Rohit never pays attention whenever she speaks about something. Second, Ritika gets completely infuriated with Rohit’s habit of continually chewing his nails. However, as per recent reports, Rohit has reduced it considerably. In addition, Rohit keeps indulging in some cheerful pranks on Ritika Sajdeh. For instance, in a video, he shared on his Instagram handle, he was seen scaring his wife with a closed fist, which later turns into a toffee.
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Former Indian cricketer, Vinod Kambli recently got into trouble for hitting his wife, Andrea Hewitt on her head. It was on February 3, 2023, when an FIR has been registered against Vinod at the Bandra, Mumbai police station. As per a report in TOI, the complaint was filed against him for allegedly abusing and assaulting her under the influence of alcohol. The incident happened in their West Bandra flat when he was accused of throwing a cooking pan on his wife, Andrea and following this, she suffered a head injury. The situation was witnessed by their 12-year-old son, who tried to calm it. According to Bandra police, the FIR has been registered against his name under IPC section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons) and 504 (insult). In an interview, Andrea said:
"Despite trying to pacify him, he abused me and my son for no reason. He charged at us. After hitting the cooking panhandle, he charged again with a bat. I managed to stop him before leaving with my son, and rushed to the hospital."
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Retired cricketer and cricket commentator, Harbhajan Singh got married to his ladylove, Geeta Basra on October 29, 2015. They are also blessed with two beautiful kids, a daughter, Hinaya Heer Plaha and a baby boy, Jovan Veer Plaha. However, despite being in marital bliss, the couple never misses a chance to showcase their awkward leg-pulling moments. Being social media butterflies, Harbhajan and Geeta constantly get indulge in fun banters and pull each other's legs. For instance, in the above video, Harbhajan can be spotted pulling his wife's leg by cracking a hilarious joke. He was seen asking his wife that since the Indian citizens have the right to elect their government every year, why it is not the same for marriages also.
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