This famous South African cricketer postponed his wedding to play 3 BPL matches worth ₹1.2 crore

South African batter David Miller was paid $150,000 (roughly INR 1.2 Crore) to play three Bangladesh Premier League games, for which he promptly postponed his wedding, former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram revealed recently.

The former Pakistan pacer explained how Proteas batter David Miller’s wedding was indeed postponed. It should be mentioned here Miller recently played for Fortune Barishal in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL 2024).


“He (David Miller) was offered $150,000 to play for the last three matches. And he won it for them, their first title. So I just found out today. Because we were discussing who won the BPL and we were not following because of the PSL. David Miller was offered $150,000 to play three matches. He postponed his wedding,” Akram said A Sports’ ‘The Pavillion’ show.

Furthermore, the former fast-bowler-turned-commentator commented on the Lahore Qalandars vs. Islamabad United PSL 2024 match, where he pointed out to Abdullah Shafique’s less-than-devastated celebration of his superb catch of Imad Wasim. Shafique, at first slip, took a sensational catch, but indicated silence, putting his index finger to his lips, seemingly to give it back to detractors. Akram, however, was not pleased with what he saw, saying that Shafique should rather be in showbiz.

“Fantastic catch no doubt but who is going to be accountable for the 36 dropped catches in the Test series against Australia? Who is going to be accountable for that? Instead of cricket, Abdullah should be going into acting,” he said on A Sports.