Shoaib Akhtar to Marry 17-Year-Old: Media Reports

Shoaib Akhtar, the maverick Pakistani pacer, will turn 39 in August. He was recently seen on TV during the Indian Premier League.

updated: June 07, 2014 16:04 IST
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Shoaib Akhtar wedding


Once the most feared fast bowler in the world, Shoaib Akhtar has finally decided to marry. The Rawalpindi Express, who last played an international match - ODI - in March 2011, will reportedly marry 17-year-old Rubab, the daughter of a businessman.

Akhtar, who was recently seen on TV as an expert during the Indian Premier League 2014, has made headlines several times during his 15-year-old international both with his cricketing exploits and off-field endeavours. His upcoming wedding in the third week of June, will surely grab the spotlight once again.

According to reports in Pakistan media, Akhtar is visiting his hometown Rawalpindi on June 12 to finalise details of his wedding with Rubab, who has three elder brothers and a younger sister. Rubab appeared in intermediate examination in Abbottabad only last month.

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