Melbourne: The Former Pakistan left arm bowler, Wasim Akram has exchanged rings with a former public relations consultant from Melbourne.

The 47-year-old cricketer proposed to Shaniera Thompson, 30, from Brighton, in their lounge room, a daily reported. Thompson, who has converted to Islam, will now call Pakistan her home.

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“It was the most romantic moment of her life,” Thompson said. She added that the legendary bowler had asked her about her dream proposal and she had told him she would like it to be at a private place.

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Akram, whose first wife Huma died in 2009, said that he had never thought about a second marriage but is happy to have found love again after meeting Thompson in 2011.

(Agencies)

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