IPL squads’ wives and girlfriends cheer for their men, adding glamour to the stands
WAGs are an eyeful at any big-ticket sporting event. At the Indian Premier League, the lovely ladies in the lives of players like Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, and AB de Villiers add a dash of oomph to the spectator area.tv Updated: Apr 18, 2017 19:01 IST
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017, Season 10, kickstarted with stars like Bollywood actor Yami Gautam and Indian rapper Raftaar performing in Delhi for the first match between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab. As the tournament unfolded, we saw cricketers’ wives and girlfriends, aka WAGs, cheering for them for every day. Yuvraj Singh’s new wife Hazel Keech, Harbhajan Singh’s wife Geeta Basra and their baby, and AB de Villiers’s wife Danielle de Villiers... all were spotted in the stands. Here’s a sneak peek.
Geeta Basra: Baby Hinaya and mum Geeta Basra cheered for Harbhajan Singh, who is playing for the IPL team Mumbai Indians. Basra and the baby both wore the team jersey.
Hazel Keech: The British model-turned-actor Hazel Keech, who recently got married to cricketer Yuvraj Singh, cheered for him wearing a Sunrisers Hyderabad jersey, along with gigantic circular black geeky glasses.
Sagarika Ghatge: The 30-year-old Bollywood actor has been rumoured to be dating former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan, who plays for Delhi Daredevils. Ghatge was spotted at the Delhi Daredevils match against Rising Pune Supergiant to support the cricketer.
Danielle de Villiers: Royal Challengers Bangalore star batsman AB de Villiers’s wife Danielle was seen with their son Abraham Benjamin, expressing her support for her husband’s team with great enthusiasm.
Sapna Kumar: Sapna is an international level shooter who came to cheer for husband Praveen Kumar during the IPL. She uploaded a picture from the stands, celebrating Praveen’s first win for Gujarat Lions.
Mayanti Langer: Mayanti Langer, an Indian TV sports journalist, is married to Stuart Binny, all-rounder for Royal Challengers Bangalore. She posted a picture on Instagram in the team jersey.
First Published: Apr 18, 2017 18:44 IST