Sarfaraz Ahmed, Fawad Alam and noted figures attend Shan Masood's Walima
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Pakistan star cricketer Shan Masood hosted the Walima reception on Friday. He tied the knot earlier in the ongoing month with Nische Khan in Peshawar.
Prominent personalities showed up at the reception in Karachi. His wife belongs to Peshawar. The video of Nikkah went viral on social media, where the bride and groom were seen exchanging rings.
Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi is also set to get married in February to Shahid Afridi's daughter Ansha Afridi. Last month, fast bowler Haris Rauf tied the knot with Muzna Masood Malik.
All-rounder Shadab Khan also got married to the national team's head coach Saqlain Mushtaq's daughter.
Masood was born on October 14, 1989, in Kuwait. He has played 27 Test matches, five ODIs, and 19 T20Is. He was also a part of the Pakistan squad for the T20 World Cup 2022. Shan recently signed a two-year contract with The Yorkshire County Cricket Club, which he will lead in 2023.
The left-hander is the son of famous banker Mansoor Masood Khan, meanwhile, his uncle Waqar Masood Khan served as an adviser to former prime minister Imran Khan on revenue and finance in the capacity of a Minister of State in Cabinet.
The Kuwait-born has featured in 27 Tests, five ODIs and 19 T20Is over the course of his career for Pakistan, while accumulating nearly 2,000 runs. He made his Test debut against South Africa in 2013, whereas he was handed the international cap in ODIs and T20Is in 2019 and 2022 respectively.
Masood also has vast experience in first-class cricket with over 9,000 runs in 144 matches. Masood’s elder sister passed away last year. She had a rare chromosome disorder that seriously affected her development. Shan's younger brother is a barrister.