Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Wasim Akram © Getty Images

By Ashwin Kumar

Please note this is a humour article – work of pure fiction

The Pakistani cricket team might be flopping miserably, but its yesteryear fast-bowling legends continue a hoary tradition of performing off the field. The latest to join the elite list is Wasim Akram, arguably the best left-arm fast bowler the world has ever seen, when he got engaged to his Australian girlfriend Shaniera Thompson.

How did Akram propose? Who inspired him to do it? Lastly, whom did Akram inspire with his proposal? The UnReal Times Pakistan correspondent Tahereye Shah brings you the story in pictures:

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

Exclusive pictures: How Wasim Akram proposed to his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson!

(Ashwin Kumar is a humorist with www.theunrealtimes.com where this article was originally published. The UnReal Times is India’s favourite satire, spoof, parody and humour portal)