India’s opening batsman and wicketkeeper KL Rahul married Athiya Shetty, daughter of actor Sunil Shetty. On January 23, both of them got married in Khandala.
Friends including family and relatives of both showered congratulations and gifts. Two names stand out among the most special of those who give gifts. Former India captain Mahendra Singh and star batsman Virat Kohli have given a wedding gift to KL Rahul.
India cricketer KL Rahul married long-time girlfriend Athiya Shetty on January 23. She received wedding gifts from MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli. According to a report in Pinkvilla, two former India captains spent Rs 3.50 crore on two extravagant gifts for Rahul on his special day
KL Rahul made his debut under Dhoni’s captaincy –
Dhoni, under whose leadership Rahul made his ODI and T20I debut for India, gifted him a Kawasaki Ninja bike worth 80 lakhs. Whereas, Kohli and wife Anushka Sharma gifted a BMW to KL and Athiya, which costs Rs 2.70 crore.
Although Dhoni and Kohli themselves could not come to attend the wedding, but it is believed that their gifts must have arrived. Rahul and Athiya got married in a private wedding ceremony in Khandala.
Many popular personalities from both the film industry and Indian cricket were invited for this, many could not attend due to their busy schedules. Dhoni sent a message via video. Kohli was busy in the ODI series between India and New Zealand.
Many players could not able to join-
Let us tell you that players like Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya were also invited, but like Kohli, both were included in the national team. Rahul, who was not named in the Indian squad for the Sri Lanka ODIs and T20Is.
However, he is expected to return for the three ODI series in mid-March in the first two Tests against Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.