LAHORE: Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal has got hitched to a daughter of legendary leg spinner Abdul Qadir, ARY News reported.
The Nikah (matrimony) ceremony of Akmal was held in a simple manner at a local mosque, attended by his close relatives and friends. Akmal said he was happy on the auspicious occasion.
Rejecting ideas of going on a honey moon, he said he would go to perform an Umrah with his family and wife, Noor Amna.
Girl’s departure will take place on Wednesday, while the Valima ceremony will be held on Thursday.
Two of the Akmal’s brothers – Kamran Akmal and Adnan Akmal – had already got married.