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Mayanti Langer to Hazel Keech: Meet the most glamorous WAGs in Indian cricket

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Indian cricketers are the most sought-after personalities in the country with a massive female fan base. When it comes to scoring on the field, Virat Kohli and his men are second to none. The same is true for them off the field as well.

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The most eligible bachelors, our favourite Indian cricketers are married to or are dating some of the most beautiful and glamorous ladies in the country. But unfortunately, just like a strict father-in-law, the BCCI keeps a close eye on our cricket stars and their WAGs when they are touring abroad. Such is the nature of the job that they have to fly back on home from tours when their wives are expecting.

From Anushka Sharma to Sakshi Dhoni, the gorgeous ladies are frequently seen cheering for their beaus from the stands. So let's take a look at the most glamorous WAGs in Indian cricket.

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli's girlfriend

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Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is rumoured to be dating India's latest pin-up boy and Test captain Virat Kohli. From high-end restaurants in Mumbai to the streets in Auckland, the lovebirds are hounded by the papparazzi wherever they go. Anushka has often been the target of Indian cricket fans who always blame her when Virat doesn't do well, but the she maintains a dignified silence and has always handled the criticism with aplomb.

Geeta Basra, married to Harbhajan Singh

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Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and actress/model Geeta Basra got had a fairytale wedding last year and welcomed the birth of their first child yesterday, a baby girl. Geeta has been a part of several hit bollywood films and was born and brought up in the UK. Bhajji, who has more than 400 Test wickets to his credit, went weak in his knees for this bollywood beauty.

Hazel Keech, engaged to Yuvraj Singh

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Long before the Kohli's and the Dhoni's, there was one cricketer who was always in the news for his relationships off the field. From Deepika Padukone to Kim Sharma, Yuvraj has always been a hit with Bollywood actresses and now he is engaged to one. British-Mauritian model Hazel Keech, who made her Bollywood debut with the superhit film Bodyguard, stole Yuvraj's heart and finally put a break on his dating spree.

Mayanti Langer, married to Stuart Binny

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All-rounder Stuart Binny may not have cemented a place in the Indian cricket team but he has managed sweep sports presenter and model Mayanti Langer off her feet. Son of former cricketer and Indian team selector Roger Binny, Stuart married Mayanti in 2012 and the duo have been going strong ever since despite being a frequent target of online trolls.

Safa Baig, married to Irfan Pathan

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All-rounder Irfan Pathan joined the list of Indian cricketers who got hitched this year when he announced his marriage with a stunner, Safa Baig. The multi-talented Safa hails from Jeddah and is a professional model, an upcoming journalist a PR executive and a well-known nail artist. The two had met in Dubai two years ago and got married in a simple ceremony in Mecca in February. Let's hope lady-luck shines on Irfan and breaks back into the Indian cricket team.

Sakshi Dhoni, married to MS Dhoni

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Sakshi Rawat nee Dhoni is often referred to as the first lady of Indian cricket for being the wife of captain cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Dehradun-based Sakshi and Mahi have been childhood friends and got married on 4 July 2010 in Dehradun. The couple welcomed their first child, baby girl named Ziva Dhoni, in February last year.

Dipika Pallikal, Dinesh Karthik

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Indian squash star Dipika Pallikal and cricketer Dinesh Karthik first had a beautiful Christian wedding in November 2013 and then in a Hindu ceremony in a span of two days. Karthik had a failed marriage with childhood sweetheart Nikitha, but then found love once again in Pallikal.

Ritika Sajdeh, married to Rohit Sharma

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Indian batsman Rohit Sharma's biggest supported has got to be his wife, Ritika Sajdeh. Rohit married long-time girlfriend Ritika in a star-studded event in Mumbai last year. The two-time ODI double centurion's wife is a sports manager and is also the rakhi-sister of Rohit's teammate Yuvraj Singh.

Ayesha Mukherjee, married to Shikhar Dhawan

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Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan is married to Melbourne-based Ayesha Mukherjee. The bong beauty and the Delhi dasher got hitched in 2012 and have a son together, while Mukherjee already had two daughters from her previous marriage.

Natasha Gambhir, married to Gautam Gambhir

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Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir married Natasha Jain in October 2011. Natasha belongs to a prominent business family in Delhi and the couple have a daughter together named Aazeen.

Sushmita Roy, married to Manoj Tiwary

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Bengal cricketer Manoj Tiwary is married to Sushmita Roy. The couple tied the knot in 2013 in a private ceremony in Kolkata, after dating for almost seven years. The couple's photographs from their recent holiday in Maldives went viral on the internet.

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