<div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="Manoj Tiwary marries girlfriend Sushmita Roy" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130719113001.jpg" title="Manoj Tiwary marries girlfriend Sushmita Roy" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Manoj Tiwary (above) and Sushmita Roy knew each other for six years before tying the knot © IANS (File Photo)</p> </div> <strong>Kolkata: Jul 19, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> Indian batsman <a href="/tags/Manoj-Tiwary/post" target="_blank">Manoj Tiwary</a> has tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Sushmita Roy in Howrah on Thursday.<br /> <br /> The couple first met six years ago according to <em>NDTV</em> reports. Tiwary is currently out of cricketing action due to a knee injury which required him four months of rest.<br /> <br /> In an interview to <em>Times of India</em> last year, Tiwary had revealed about their first meet. "Our first date was at a small cafe in Howrah. For me, it was love at first sight and I proposed to her. She said yes, and well...," recounted the batsman.<br /> <br /> While Tiwary hails from West Bengal, Sushmita belongs to a Brahmin family from Uttar Pradesh. A year ago Tiwary had confirmed that they would be marrying according to Bengali tradition and also by the rituals followed by the bride’s family.<br /> <br /> Tiwary, during the 2012 Indian Premier League (IPL) had <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/cricket-articles/IPL-2012-Manoj-Tiwary-dedicates-sixer-off-Malinga-to-girlfriend/14684">dedicated a sixer</a> he hit off Malinga to Sushmita as she had challenged him to hit a maximum off the Sri Lankan bowler.<br /> <br /> He is an integral part of the West Bengal team in domestic cricket and is part of the <a href="/tags/Kolkata-Knight-Riders/post" target="_blank">Kolkata Knight Riders</a> franchise in the IPL.