Wife of Pakistan great Akram dies in India: report

CHENNAI: The wife of Pakistani bowling legend Wasim Akram died in an Indian hospital on Sunday after heart and kidney complications, the Press Trust of India reported.

Huma Akram, 42, was admitted to hospital in Chennai last Tuesday after her condition deteriorated in an air ambulance while being flown from the Pakistani city of Lahore to Singapore for treatment.

Wasim Akram, a former Pakistan captain, was at her bedside for the last five days. The couple had two children.

Arrangements are being made to fly her body back to Pakistan, hospital sources told local media.