Umar got engaged last year. His fiance and soon to be wife lives in Dubai. Umar is quite excited to start his married life career with same charisma and charm which he holds in the cricket ground.
Umar has received large number of appreciations and wishes from his uncountable fans all around the globe. All the leading players of Pakistan Cricket Team are invited in the wedding reception.
Watch Umar Gul Wedding Video and Photo A Muhammad Peshawar, Oct 9 (PTI) Pakistani pacer Umar Gul has tied the knot with a Dubai-based doctor during a ceremony attended by close friends and family in this northwestern city, family sources said today. Gul led the ”barat” to the Peshawar Garrison Club, where the wedding ceremony was held.
Following a colourful musical programme at the club, he took his bride home. Sources close to Gul”s family said the ”nikah” was held two days ago.
The cricketer said he hoped the new phase in his life would bring him a lot of happiness. He said an upcoming tour would also be his honeymoon.
Asked by reporters to disclose the name of his bride, Gul said: “Don”t ask about her name. It is not considered good in Pashtun”.
Though Gul remained cagey about his bride, sources said her family hails from the militancy-hit Swat district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. Provincial Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain, Sports Minister Syed Aaqil Shah and local cricketers attended the ceremony.
The ”walima” or reception by the bridegroom”s family will be held at Green Garden in the Army Garrison Park tomorrow night. Pakistani cricketers Shahid Afridi, Younus Khan, Yasir Hameed, Fazle Akbar, Kabir Khan and Wajahatullah Wasti and national selector Farrukh Zaman are expected to attend the function.