Wasim Akram marries Australian girlfriend Shaniera Thompson

Pakistan's Sultan of Swing had proposed to the 30-year-old former public relations consultant Shaniera Thompson on bended knee last month and they married on August 12.

updated: August 21, 2013 19:00 IST
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Karachi: Famed Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram on Wednesday announced that he had married his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson, saying he has started a new life on a happy note.

"I married Shaniera in Lahore last week in a simple ceremony and this is the start of a new life for me, my wife and for my kids," Wasim told AFP.

The 47-year-old's first wife Huma died in 2009 after multiple organ failure.

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