Now let’s find out what effect the marriage has had on the career of the star players who played with Rahul in the Indian team. It has star players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Now let’s know how their career is after marriage.
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Team India’s star batsman KL Rahul is going to get married on January 23. For this, he took a break from the ODI and T20 series against New Zealand. After getting married, he will again join Team India in the Test series against Australia. Currently he is very busy with wedding work. Arrangements for this are almost complete. However, it seems that KL Rahul will be seen in full swing after marriage with a series of flops. There is a reason for that. Let’s find out now..
Does performance improve or decrease after marriage?
The exact answer to this will be known with time. If we want to know the complete details, let us now know what effect the marriage has had on the career of the star players who played with Rahul in the Indian team. It has star players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Now let’s know how their career is after marriage. These players have a good career before marriage and also after marriage.
When will Rahul get married..
KL Rahul will marry Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty on January 23. Athiya is the daughter of popular actor Sunil Shetty. Both of them will get married at Sunil Shetty’s Khandala farmhouse. The pre-wedding programs of both of them will start on January 21. Only a few family members and close friends were invited to their wedding.
KL Rahul is one of the few players to have played all three formats for India. After making his Test debut for India in 2014, he also played in the 2019 ODI World Cup, 2021 and 2022 T20 World Cups. Rahul also played a key role in some of the series wins in the first-ever World Test Championship in 2021.
He has scored 2604 runs at an average of 34.26 in 45 Tests played so far. In this, 7 centuries and 13 fifties came from his bat. He scored 6 centuries outside India. He scored 1870 runs in 51 ODIs at an average of 44.52. These include 5 centuries and 12 fifties. At the same time, Rahul scored 2265 runs in 72 T20Is at a strike rate of 139.12. He scored 2 centuries and 22 fifties in this format. Overall, he has had a good career as an international cricketer so far.
Player Fut.. Dhoni became a hit as captain..
Former Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni married Sakshi Singh on 4 July 2010. He won India T20 World Cup under his captaincy before marriage. Exactly 2 years before marriage i.e. from 2008 to 2010, Dhoni scored 1010 runs in 14 Tests at an average of 67.33. Among these are 3 centuries and 8 fifties. He scored 2042 runs in 52 ODIs at an average of 58.34. These include 3 centuries and 14 fifties. He scored 269 runs in 15 T20s at a strike rate of 112.55.
After two years of marriage ie from July 2010 to July 2012, Dhoni scored 1081 runs in 24 Tests at an average of 29.21. Out of these, he scored a century and 7 half-centuries. He scored 1180 runs in 40 ODIs at an average of 53.63. At the same time, Dhoni scored 108 runs in 6 T20Is at a strike rate of 101.88. Dhoni’s batting form has weakened a bit after marriage. But, as a captain, he became a super hit. He gave India the 2011 World Cup title.
Virat Kohli’s situation is very different..
Virat Kohli won the Test series in Australia on 11 December 2017. After that Virat Kohli married Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. Virat was India’s Test captain before marriage and after marriage he became captain of all three formats. From December 2015 to December 2017, 2 years before his marriage, Virat scored 2274 runs in 22 Tests at an average of 75.80. Out of these he scored 9 centuries and 3 fifties. He scored 2199 runs in 36 ODIs at an average of 81.44. In these also he scored 9 centuries and 11 fifties. At the same time, he scored 940 runs in 25 T20Is with a strike rate of 143.95.
After marriage, Kohli captained India to the finals of the ICC Champions Trophy and World Test Championships. He won Test series in Australia, Sri Lanka and West Indies. From 2017 to 2019, he scored 1934 runs in 21 Tests at an average of 58.60. These include 7 centuries and 7 fifties. He scored 2490 runs in 37 ODIs at an average of 85.85. Of these, 11 centuries and 9 fifties have been scored. At the same time, he scored 677 runs in 20 T20Is with a strike rate of 138.72.
All in all, there was no noticeable difference in Virat’s batting before and after marriage. He was out of form from 2019 to 2020. But by then many days had passed since Kohli got married. Now he is batting brilliantly once again and has scored three centuries in the last five ODIs.
A remarkable improvement in Rohit’s performance..
On 13 December 2015, Team India captain Rohit Sharma married Ritika Sajde. Between 2013 and 2015, he was part of Team India that won the Champions Trophy two years before his marriage. After that he scored 608 runs in 14 Tests at an average of 23.38. He scored 1393 runs in 29 ODIs at an average of 51.59. Out of these, 4 centuries and 7 fifties were scored along with 2 double centuries. At the same time, he scored 328 runs in 8 T20Is with a strike rate of 130.15. These include 1 century and 2 fifties.
After marriage, he scored 505 runs at an average of 84.16 in 7 Tests played from 2015 to 2017. He scored 1850 runs in 30 ODIs at an average of 71.15. Out of these he scored 8 centuries and 7 fifties. At the same time, he scored 618 runs in 24 T20Is with a strike rate of 132.33. Statistics show that Rohit has become a better batsman after marriage.