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The List Of Cricketers And Their Wives Sharing A Huge Age Difference

By: Shabana

This is the 21st century, where a lot of things have changed in terms of science and technology. Do the elders in your family often confine to you that they no longer feel relatable to the new world?

Things change with time. Every new generation brings in a new set of rules. But our generation does not like to abide by any rules, does it?

In a country like ours, certain things hold an important value, like our customs and traditions. The most important tradition that is considered to be very sacred in our society is the bond of marriage between two individuals.

They say that love has no boundaries. Nothing matters when you finally come across a person you choose to spend your life with. Today's generation is breaking all the set rules of choosing their life partner and the only thing that matters to them is love.In this generation where age is just a number, partners are overlooking the age difference between them and embracing people who are much younger or older into their lives without any qualms about our society.

Such examples are a plenty in our film industry. But we see this trend growing among other fields too, especially cricket.

Here, we bring to you a list of cricketers who have a huge age difference between their partners. These marriages are based on trust and maturity and are a perfect example of love without boundaries, take a look.

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1) Sachin And Anjali Tendulkar:

Let us begin the list with the God of Cricket himself. The cricketer is 6 years younger to his wife. The couple first set eyes on each other at the Mumbai International Airport and they instantly liked each other and met later at a common friend's place. Sachin never had any qualms in dating a woman older to him and also never shied away from introducing her to the family.

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2) Shikar Dhavan And Ayesha Mukharjee:

Another cricketer who is ruling the Indian cricket scene right now, Shikhar Dhavan is a whole 10 years younger than his gorgeous wife, Ayesha Mukharjee. In spite of the age difference and the fact that Ayesha was a divorcee with two kids, the couple set a perfect example of - Love knows no limits. They met online through a mutual friend and sparks flew instantly.

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3) Irfan Pathan and Saba Baig-

Irfan pathan met his wife Saba Baig, a model, who is 10 years younger to him, in Dubai. They both share an amazing chemistry and always give us serious Rrelationship goals.

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4) Mahindra Singh Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni:

Every Indian is aware of the love story of Dhoni and Sakshi, thanks to the Bollywood movie. Dhoni is 7 years older to Sakshi. What attracted the cricketer to his wife was the fact that she was completely oblivious to and unaffected by his celebrity status.

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5) Dinesh Karthik And Dipika Pallikal:

Dipika Pallikal was at the peak of her career as a squash player when she caught the fancy of the Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik. The couple has a 6-year age gap between them, Dinesh being the elder one. Being from the sports field was what attracted them to each othe

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6) Shoaib Akhtar and Rubab Khan:

Meanwhile, our Pakistani comtemporaries are not excluded from this trend. The famous Pakistani fast-paced bowler Shoaib Akhtar is 18 years older to his wife Rubab khan. Nevertheless, the couple share a good chemistry and always complement each other when they are publicly spotted.

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7) Wasim Akram And Shaneira Thompson:

Another Pakistani cricketer who is a living legend married an Australian Shaneira Thompson after his first wife died of multiple organ failure. They both have a 17 years age gap between them, Wasim being the elder one. Wasim has always been in praise of his wife and said that she is the perfect support system to him.

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8) Glen Mc Grath and Sara Leonardi:

The famous Australian cricketer Glen Mc Grath married his present wife Sara Leonardi, who is 12 years younger to the cricketer. Mc Grath has claimed that Sara was the one who helped him bounce back to life after the death of his first wife Jane, who succumbed to Cancer in 2008. Perfect relationship goals there.

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Story first published: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 9:59 [IST]
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