The professional relationship between cricketers and journalists is often one of suspicion. The latter has a medium which, when not used positively, can cause damage to the cricketers.
This drives to an awkward relationship. Yet, there have been cricketers of who have gone beyond the mental boundaries to settling in marrying with members of the Fourth Estate.
In recent times, 6 cricketers have settled for glamorous women from television.
Let’s have a look at some of the star cricketers who married journalists:
6.) Stuart Binny
Indian ace-cricketer Stuart Binny married to one of the best-known television sports anchors in India, Mayanti Langer in September 2012. Mayanti wowed the audience as a roving reporter for Star Sports during the ICC World Cup matches and at the Vivo IPL talk show ‘The Game Plan’.
5.) Martin Guptill
Black Caps Martin Guptill married his showbiz sweetheart Laura McGoldrick in a glitzy ceremony in Auckland. Martin married Laura on September 13, 2014. McGoldrick is a journalist with Sky Sports New Zealand.
4.) Morne Morkel
South African pacer Morne Morkel got married to his long-time girlfriend Roz Kelly in December 2014. Roz is a Channel 9 reporter.
3.) Shaun Marsh
The handsome Australian cricketer Shaun Marsh married beautiful Rebecca O’Donovan on 2nd April 2015. Rebecca is a journalist with Australian television Channel 7 and a former Miss Universe.
2.) Shane Watson
Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson married to Lee Furlong on 29 May 2010. Watson’s spouse Lee is a Fox Sports Australia presenter.
1.) Javagal Srinath
Former Indian fast bowler Javagal Srinath married to Jyothsna in 1999 but mutually agreed to a divorce. He remarried to Madhavi Patravali, a journalist, in 2007. Madhavi is a copy editor in one of the leading national English daily in India. The wedding took place on December 13, 2007 at Mysore.