In 2010, former India skipper MS Dhoni tied the knot and in 2011, Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings to its second title.
In 2011, Gautam Gambhir got married and come 2012, Gauti captained Kolkata Knight Riders and won the title.
In 2015, former Australia vice-captain David Warner got hitched and come 2016, the now disgraced Aussie led Sunrisers Hyderabad to IPL glory.
Despite stellar performances in the past, Royal Challengers Bangalore have never made it to the top of the podium. In 2017, India skipper Virat Kohli tied the knot and going by the record, marriage finally may pave the way for VK and RCB to lift the eluding tile in 2018.
The author is a Bangalore-based journalist and blogger. He blogs here