Shoaib Akhtar, 38, Ties Knot With 20-Year-Old

Updated: 26 June 2014 12:28 IST

Duniya TV channel reported that former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar married Rubab, a 20-year old girl from Haripur, in a quiet Nikah ceremony in Haripur on Wednesday.

Shoaib Akhtar, 38, Ties Knot With 20-Year-Old
Akhtar's wedding date was reportedly confirmed on June 12 at Rubab's residence. © AFP

Karachi:

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has tied the knot with a 20-year old girl from Haripur in the Khyber Pakhtunkhawa province.

Duniya TV channel reported that Akhtar married Rubab in a quiet Nikah ceremony in Haripur on Wednesday.

"The haq mahar has been kept at half a million rupees and Akhtar's parents attended the simple nikah ceremony," the report said.

Initially Akhtar had denied reports that he was getting married to a girl chosen by his parents.

A source close to Akhtar, 38, confirmed to PTI that the fast bowler and his family had visited the girl's residence on June 12 where both families agreed on the wedding date.



Topics : Shoaib Akhtar Pakistan Cricket
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