Ground Report | New Delhi: Who is Aseer Malik; In Birmingham, the UK, a young Aseer Malik wearing a pink tie and a black suit, who has held Malala Yousafzai’s hand for life, is affiliated with the Pakistan Cricket Board. It is perhaps the passion for cricket that has brought them both closer.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. He had taken a cut out of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan for Malala on this occasion.
Who is Aseer Malik
Aseer Malik, who hails from Lahore, has been appointed as Pakistan Cricket Board’s manager (high performance) operation last year. He is also said to be one of the founders of LMS Pakistan.
Aitchison College graduates have also been associated with Coca-Cola in the past. He was also the head of the extracurricular activities department at Lahore Paragon School. Malik has previously worked with Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Multan Sultans as an operational manager and also ran a player management agency.
He received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from Lahore University of Management Sciences in 2012. His father died at an early age. Last year, the PCB had formed the National High-Performance Center for the development of cricket in Pakistan. Former Test cricketer and spinner Nadeem Khan were made its director.
Spinner Saqlain Mushtaq was made the head of international player development at the centre. Former New Zealand cricketer Grant Bradburn was appointed fielding coach.
Malala Yousafzai announced her marriage on Twitter on Tuesday night. In an exclusive interview with Mail Online nine months ago, Malala’s father Zia-ud-Din Yousafzai, 51, said his daughter was completely independent in her decisions and should make a life her own.
Several Pakistani stars also wished Malala and Asser. “I am so happy for you. Congratulations to you sweetheart,” actor Zara Noor Abbas Siddiqui wrote. Social media influencer Dananeer Mobeen, known for the ‘Pawri ho rahi hai’ meme, wrote, “OMG MASHAALLAH! Congratulations.” Singer Meesha Shafi wrote, “Buhat buhat Mubarik (many many congratulations) @malala.” Actor Adnan Malik wrote, “Beautiful! Love & blessings to both of you.”
Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, Malala shared photos from her intimate wedding with Asser and wrote, “Today marks a precious day in my life. Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life. We celebrated a small nikkah ceremony at home in Birmingham with our families. Please send us your prayers. We are excited to walk together for the journey ahead.”