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Wasim Akram engaged to Australian publicist Shaniera Thompson

July 9, 2013 at 8:43 AM
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MUMBAI, July 9 (UPI) -- Pakistani cricket player Wasim Akram is engaged to former publicist Shaniera Thompson of Australia, The Times of India reported Tuesday.

Akram, 47, proposed to Thompson, 30, at his home, the newspaper said, adding the athlete's bride-to-be has converted to Islam and will relocate to Pakistan.

No other details about the couple's betrothal were immediately available and no wedding date has been announced.

Akram's first wife, Huma, died in 2009.

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