South Africa cricket team is experiencing its lowest ebb with a poor World Cup performance and receiving a mauling from India in the sub continent. The Proteas used to include some high flying, charismatic cricketers of the world and some of the world’s handsome cricketers (active and retired) who have super hot WAGs to provide them the much needed backup.
Let’s have a look at the wives and girlfriends of South African cricketers (active and retired) who have impressed us with match winning performances.
1.JP Duminy (Sue Duminy)
Sue Duminy has been married to Proteas veteran JP since 2011 and the couple have two children together.
2.AB De Villiers (Danielle De Villiers)
De Villiers proposed to his girlfriend, Danielle Swart, at the Taj Mahal in 2012, after five years of dating. The couple got married in March 2013, in Bela-Bela, South Africa. They have two sons together.
3.Faf du Plesis (Imari du Plesis)
Faf du Plessis married his longtime girlfriend Imari Visser in November 2013. The couple has been going strong ever since. Faf is currently serving as captain for the South African cricket team in all formats.
4.Jacques Kallis (Charlene Kallis)
The former South African cricket player who is considered as one of the best cricketers of all time married Charlene in January 2019 and the couple had dated for a very long time.
5.Morne Morkel (Rozzy Morkel)
Morne proposed to partner Roz Kelly, an Australian sports journalist, in October 2013, and the couple got married in December 2014. They have a son, Arias Flynn(born 2015).
6.Quinton De Kock (Sasha De Kock)
Sasha met Quinton during The Champions League Twenty20 tournament and their love story begane when Sasha congratulated Quinton after winning a match.
7.Vernon Philander (Mandy Philander)
Vernon married the love of his life, Mandy in the picturesque Brenaissance Wine and Stud Estate near Stellenbosch, Cape Town in 2018.
8.Graeme Smith (Romy Smith)
Smith, who hold’s the distinction of being the youngest captain of South Africa, got married to his girlfriend Romy Lanfranchi on November 2.
At the age of 22, Smith became South Africa’s youngest ever captain and went on to play 117 Tests, in which he amassed 9,265 career runs at an average of 48.25.
9.Wayne Parnell (Aisha Parnell)
Wayne Parnell married a South African fashion blogger Aisha Baker in 2016.
10.Rilee Rossouw (Marike Janna)
Rilee is an explosive top-order batsman, Rossouw has 2 kids with his wife Marike.
By Gerald Dandah