With the reports of Jasprit Bumrah set to marry Star Sports TV anchor Sanjana Ganesan circulating across social media platforms, we take a look at five famous cricket players who have tied the knot with TV anchors.
Jasprit Bumrah has taken a leave from the Indian Cricket Team for personal reasons but his fans have figured out what the reason is. According to fans' speculations and some reports on the Internet, Jasprit Bumrah is all set to marry TV anchor Sanjana Ganesan, who's also former Miss India finalist, on March 14 or 15 in a private ceremony in Goa. Owing to this, Bumrah won't be available for the upcoming five-match T20I series against England in Ahmedabad.
But, did you know, Bumrah isn't the first cricketer to marry a TV anchor? Yes, he isn't. In the world of cricketers marrying actresses, TV anchors or journalists have attracted less attention. Today, in this piece, we take a look at such cricketers who have married TV anchors.
1. Stuart Binny and Mayanti Langer
Stuart and Mayanti are way too different and unique from the other couples. It is known that Stuart met Mayanti when she came to interview him. Mayanti was a sport broadcaster when she met Stuart.
The duo dated each other for a long time and were married in 2012. Although they have been victim of trolls on social media, with Stuart not representing India at the highest level, Mayanti has always stood up for him.
2. Ben Cutting and Erin Holland
Australia's all-rounder Ben Cutting, who got htiched with former Miss Australia Erin Holland earlier this year, have been the most loved Cricketer-TV Anchor couple across the globe. Cutting travels the world to play various T20 leagues and Erin has travelled with him as an anchor in most leagues like IPL and PSL. In 2019, Erin was offered a presenter contract with Channel 7 and appeared as a boundary rider for most of the Big Bash matches.
In one such incident, she got to interview her husband and the duo took cricket world to storm.
3. Martin Guptill and Laura McGoldrick
New Zealand opener Martin Guptill has been living a happy life with TV presenter Laura McGoldrick. She has also interviewed Martin numerous times during matches. Moreover, she's also quite active on social media and the duo are also parents of a baby girl.
4. Morne Morkel and Roz Kelly
Former South African fast-bowler Morne Morkel has been living a peaceful life after retirement as he shifted to Australia to stay with his wife Roz Kelly. Morkel fell in love with Roz Kelly, an Australian sports journalist and the couple got married in late 2014. The couple have two sons.
5. Shane Watson and Lee Furlong
Watson married his long-time girlfriend Lee Furlong on May 29th 2010, after dating her for four years. Lee is former Fox Sports Australian presenter. The duo have been happily married for five years and have a son named Will.