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In pictures: Pakistani cricketers and their stunning wives

From Sania Mirza to Syeda Khusbaht, the wives of Pakistani cricket players have played an important role. Here are some of the players and their wives you would love to know more about!

Undoubtedly, cricket is the most popular sport in Asia. Fans always remain curious to know more and more about their favorite stars, and for this purpose, they go on searching about everything from their families to their likes and dislikes.

The wives of Pakistani cricketers are not just pretty, they are amazingly talented and well educated. Here are some of the players and their wives you would love to know more about!

The first name that comes into our minds when thinking of famous wives of Pakistani cricketers is, of course, Sania Mirza. It is worthy to note that the icon is the most successful female Indian tennis player in history. She was ranked India’s No.1 player, both in singles and doubles, until her retirement from singles in 2013.

More than a decade after her debut in tennis, she still carries the torch for women’s tennis in the country. The Indian sensation had married the Pakistani all-rounder back in 2010 which made a lot of headlines. The two sports stars are now beautiful parents to a son named Izhaan Mirza Malik.

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The second being the gorgeous Shaniera Akram, an Australian social worker based In Pakistan. She is the wife of former cricketer Wasim Akram who tied the knot in 2013. She has won many Pakistani hearts by being respectful of the norms and values of the culture. They both are beautiful parents to a daughter named, Aiyla Akram. The couple recently made headlines for spending seven months apart across the border due to covid and people had sweet things to say.


Former Pakistani cricket team captain Shahid Afridi is married to Nadia Afridi for 20 years now. He penned down a heartfelt note for his wife marking their 20th anniversary. The couple are proud parents to four beautiful daughters. However, Nadia is barely seen making any public appearances, and whenever she is spotted it is in a Hijab.


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More power couples of Pakistan 

Mohammad Amir tied the knot with British-born Pakistani girl, Narjis in Lahore back in 2016. The duo had met for the first time in the year 2010 when the cricketer was involved in the spot-fixing scandal. With Narjis by his side, the fast bowler said, “Narjis has stood by my side during the most difficult moments of my life.” The couple has been spotted many times at social events. They are parents of two adorable children.



The famous Pakistani opening batsman Ahmad Shahzad was engaged to his wife for many years. They became a couple back in 2015 and now are proud parents to a son named Ali Ahmad.



Sarfaraz Ahmed’s wife, Syeda Khusbaht, has proved herself to be a supportive wife and a superwoman mother. The two got married in 2015 and are proud parents of two charming kids. Sarfaraz and Khusbaht are living a happily married life. Whatever the event is, she has always been there for her husband.

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We wish all our Pakistani cricketers a happy married life!