Wasim Akram mourns loss of wife


Pakistan Cricket Board offer condolences

FORMER Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram is mourning the loss of his wife after she died in a hospital in India on Sunday.

Huma Akram, 42, was buried in Lahore yesterday.She died following heart andkidney complications,Pakistan’s leading newspaper Dawn reported.

Huma was admitted to the Apollo Hospital in Chennai, India, last Tuesday after her condition deteriorated on board an air ambulance flying from Lahore to Singapore, where she was due to be treated at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital. She developed heart and kidney complications and died on Sunday morning.

Her funeral was attended by her husband’s former team mates including Mushtaq Ahmed and Moin Khan.

Ijaz Butt, chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, extended his condolences to Wasim and the couple’s two sons.

“We are with Wasim and his family at this hour of need and pray to God to give them strength to bear this great and irreparable loss,” he said in a statement.


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