Pakistani cricketers are getting married one by one this year. After Haris Rauf, Shan Masood, and Shaheen Shah Afridi, now it is time for people’s favorite player, Shadab Khan.
The announcement came as a surprise to everyone because there was not a single glimpse or detail was revealed to the public before the event took place. After the Nikkah ceremony, Shadab Khan took to Twitter and Instagram to announce this merry news to all his fans and well-wishers.
Shadab revealed that he is married to Pakistani cricketer Saqlain Mushtaq’s daughter. He said, “I am becoming part of my mentor Saqi Bhai’s [Saqlain Mushtaq’s] family. When I started playing cricket, I wanted to keep my family life separate, my family has also opted to stay out of public light. My wife has asked for the same, she wants her life to remain private.”
Alhamdulilah today was my Nikkah. It is a big day in my life and start of a new chapter. Please respect my choices and those my my wife’s and our families. Prayers and love for all pic.twitter.com/in7M7jIrRE
— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) January 23, 2023
The cricketer mentioned and requested several times to respect the privacy of his and his wife’s family as per their wishes. Also, Shadab joked about revealing only his account number so people can send him Salami (monetary gift for new couple).
Many celebrities and sports personalities came under his post to congratulate him including Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik, Haris Rauf, Ushnah Shah, and Hassan Ali etc.