In a heartwarming event, Pakistani cricket sensation Shaheen Shah Afridi and Ansha Afridi, daughter of former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi, celebrated their union for the second time this year. The couple, who first tied the knot in February 2023 during a private ceremony, hosted a grand wedding celebration that was attended by prominent figures from the cricketing world.
On Tuesday (September 20), the wedding festivities were held in Karachi at a picturesque venue, exuding opulence and elegance. The star-studded event saw the presence of several notable cricketers, including the captain of the Pakistan national cricket team, Babar Azam, and wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan.
The guests graced the occasion in their finest attire, adding to the glamour of the celebration.
The bride, Ansha, looked resplendent in traditional Pakistani bridal attire, while the groom, Shaheen, appeared dashing in his wedding attire. The couple’s love and happiness shone brightly throughout the festivities, captivating the hearts of everyone in attendance.
Shaheen and Ansha’s love story has been the talk of the town, capturing the attention of cricket fans and admirers worldwide. Their second wedding ceremony was a testament to their deep affection for each other, and it brought together two cricketing families in a joyous and memorable event.
As the celebrations unfolded, it was evident that this union was not only a marriage of two individuals but also a beautiful connection between two cricketing legacies. The presence of cricketing stars added a touch of excitement and camaraderie to the festivities, making it an unforgettable occasion.
According to a report from Pakistani media outlet Bol News, Babar and Shaheen got engaged in a verbal exchange following their team’s elimination from the Asia Cup 2023, which came after a defeat against Sri Lanka. After the loss, Babar expressed his concerned about the performance of senior players during the Super 4 stage of the tournament. However, Shaheen intervened, suggesting that Babar should avoid making sweeping generalizations and refrain from criticizing those who had performed well. In response, Babar asserted that he was well aware of the individual performances within the team.
The report went on to mention that Pakistan captain Babar attended a press conference after the defeat and subsequently maintained a quiet demeanour while returning to the hotel, refraining from engaging with others.
Nevertheless, Shaheen put an end to the speculations through a social media post. On Tuesday evening, Shaheen shared a photograph with Babar, accompanied by the caption: “family” with a red heart emoji.