Bangladesh cricket star Shakib al Hasan to tie the knot on 12/12/12

Shakib introduced his future wife, 23-year-old Umme Ahmed Shishir, to fellow cricketers on Monday during the Bangladesh-West Indies Twenty20 cricket match in the capital Dhaka.

updated: December 12, 2012 17:59 IST
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Dhaka: Bangladesh's star player and formerly the nation's most eligible bachelor Shakib al Hasan is set to marry his American girlfriend on Wednesday in a ceremony timed for 12/12/12, a friend and local reports said.

The 25-year-old cricketer, the world's leading all-rounder, will tie the knot with an American of Bangladeshi origin in a private family ceremony organised on the once-in-a-lifetime date, his friend told AFP.

"They want to make the occasion memorable by marrying on 12/12/12. But only a few people are invited in the ceremony," the friend said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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