• Aliya Riaz married Waqar Younis' younger brother on Friday.

  • The Nikkah ceremony took place in Lahore.

Bismah Maroof, Babar Azam and others attend Aliya Riaz’s wedding ceremony; pics & videos go viral
Bismah Maroof, Babar Azam and others attend Aliya Riaz's wedding ceremony; pics & videos go viral

Pakistan’s cricketing fraternity came together on Friday to celebrate the wedding of national women’s team star Aliya Riaz and commentator Ali Younis.

Aliya Riaz weds Ali Younis

The Nikkah ceremony, a traditional Islamic marriage ceremony, took place at the picturesque Barki Road Farm House in Lahore.

The couple, engaged earlier this month in a private function, exchanged vows surrounded by close family, friends, and fellow cricketers. Ali Younis is the younger brother of legendary fast bowler Waqar Younis.

Leading the well wishes was former Pakistan captain Bismah Maroof, joined by other prominent national women’s team players Nida Dar, Anam Amin, Iram Javed, Sidra Amin and Natalia Parvez.

The event also saw a strong showing from current and former Pakistan men’s cricketers.

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Babar Azam, the national white-ball captain, shared the joyous occasion alongside Azhar Ali, Mohammad Yousuf, Mushtaq Ahmed, Ramiz Raja, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal, Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal.

Aliya Riaz – A renowned name in Pakistan Cricket

The bride, Aliya, is a celebrated figure in Pakistani women’s cricket. As the team’s top all-rounder, she has donned the national colors in 62 ODIs and 83 T20I matches. Her talent has been on display on the world stage, with notable performances in the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 and the 2020 edition, showcasing her dedication and exceptional skills.

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