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Dubai, UAE. The love-marriage between Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik is believed to be going through a rough phase after Shoaib “popped up the question” last night during family dinner. Shoaib is reported to have asked Sania if her consistent poor performance on tennis courts was result of any “match-fixing”. The question, which was rather “innocuous” for Shoaib, has upset Sania no end.

“Yes, they are not talking to each other since last night. They even slept in different rooms,” informed the couple’s maid Shakeela, who also works as a part-time nurse in a local hospital and hails from Kerala in India.

“Bhabhi had come back after playing some tennis match in China,” recalled Shakeela, referring to Sania’s exit from Guangzhou Open yesterday, “Then she suddenly left the dinner table. I saw Shoaib bhai running after her to their bedroom, but Sania bhabhi shut the door on Shoaib bhai’s face.”

Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik

Shoaib had earlier shown a keen interest in Sania’s on-court activities after their marriage

It’s not yet known what caused Shoaib to ask the question “now” even though Sania had been losing matches earlier as well. Experts believe that the ongoing controversy over Pakistani cricket team continuously fixing matches in England could have played on his mind.

“Match-fixing is becoming a ‘done thing’ for Pakistani cricketers it seems. There is no shame in talking about it or indulging in it,” says cricket psychologist Akhlaq Raza, reserving a word of advice for the couple, “Shoaib might have asked it in a matter-of-fact way. Sania shouldn’t have taken it as any insult of insinuation.”

“Furthermore, we all know that match-fixing does happen in tennis too,” he pointed out.

Neither Shoaib nor Sania could be reached for comments over the last night’s development, but reactions were pouring in from all other quarters.

Various women’s rights groups have accused Shoaib of being an MCP (male chauvinist pig) who was trying to cut his wife down to a size smaller than his own.

“Shoaib’s career was tainted with allegations of match-fixing while Sania’s track record was impeccable in this regard. He clearly felt jealous of this fact!” Arundhati, a rights activist protested and advised Sania to file a defamation case against her husband. Arundhati submitted a memorandum to PCB (Pakistan Couples Board) in this regard too.

But PCB has rejected the news and reiterated that the talk of match-fixing was all made up by Indian media.

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  • Prithvi Patel

    no fixing, it’s her sheer talent that makes her lose :D

  • http://twitter.com/anuj_upadhyay Anuj

    ” part-time nurse in a local hospital and hails from Kerala in India.” Loved it. This also reminds me your FN Sunday magazine cover in which one mallu is being featured saying “I m not coming back from GELF”. :D

    • Abdul Baasit

      Howz your “esex” life dude? On a “escale” from 1 to 10? Raping enough girls??

      • Brusko

        Havent finished our quota can u give us the whereabouts of ur sister….ur mom even ur grandmom will do…..we need to rape enuf…..to make it 10 on 10

        • Abdul Baasit

          We have not finished our quota either..was able to hang only four of you guys…ready for some rope’n'mope?!

          • Brusko

            Yeah id send u some more coz we took 40 for the 4 u took….so do the math ur moms pussy stinks thou…..your sister wss a virgin…..

  • bakarr

    Yes… she needed to be cut in size. Growing to ‘healthy’… isn’t she?

  • Ullu Yadav

    It is truly a marriage made “on THE rocks”.

    Ain’t I glad this shit is not our headache anymore.

  • lool

    Various women’s rights groups have accused Shoaib of being an MCP (male chauvinist pig) who was trying to cut his wife down to a size smaller than his own –> loool

  • Babu

    Who watches Sanis’s tennis matches for the results ? It is all for the bouncing balls .