KARACHI: Former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar and his wife Rubab have been blessed with a son here on Monday according to a tweet by him.
His tweet says: “Guys, am ecstatic to share that me & begum have been blessed with a healthy baby boy just now. Oh what a feeling! Thank u Allah Pak.”
In another tweet he says: “Both Mom & little angel are fine. Getting a human life to dis world is surely d biggest miracle. Rawalpindi Express is now a Proud Papa!!!”
Shoaib married Rubab on June 25, 2014.
The ‘Rawalpindi Express’ is known as the fastest bowler ever in the history of cricket and has bowled the fastest delivery officially recorded at a top speed of 161.3km/h.
He was nicknamed the “Rawalpindi Express”, as a tribute to his hometown and fast bowling.