22nd August, 2013, Karachi: On Wednesday, former Pakistan pace bowler Wasim Akram stated that he had tied the knot with his Australian girlfriend Shaniera Thompson. According to reports, Akram told that he had married Thompson last week in Lahore in a simple wedding ceremony and started a new life for him, his wife and his kids.
Last month, Wasim Akram proposed former public relations consultant Shaniera, 30, and they got married on 12th August. The wedding took place in the presence of family members and few close friends.
The former Pakistani speedstar added that Shaniera is close to his sons. She had converted to Islam and she is also learning their language. Akram told that Shaniera Thompson was very keen to settle down in Pakistan.
In 2009, Wasim Akram’s first wife Huma passed away after multiple organ failure.
Akram, who has played 104 Test matches and 356 ODI for Pakistan, is considered as one of the best left arm fast bowlers.