Pakistani former fast bowler Wasim Akram got married to his Australian fiancé Shaniera Thompson on Wednesday. Nikah ceremony (mandatory for Muslim marriage) took place in Lahore in a small family event. Only family members were present in the event.
Wasim Akram announced his engagement along with Shaniera Thompson 8 weeks back. 47 years old Wasim Akram’s first wife Huma Wasim passed away in 2009. Wasim Akram has 2 sons from his first wife. Wasim Akram said that Shinera Thompson will settle in Pakistan. She has reportedly converted to Islam.
Wasim Akram was player of the tournament in the country’s only triumph in the World Cup, in Australia in 1992. He captained Pakistan to a runner-up finish in the 1999 World Cup in England.