The former Pakistani captain announced the news on social networking site Twitter Monday.
"I am thrilled to announce that @iamShaniera and I are expecting our first child together. Thank you for your wishes&prayers #babyontheway," tweeted Akram.
The 48-year-old married his first wife Huma in 1995. The couple had two sons. However, Huma died of multiple organ failure in Chennai Oct 25, 2009.
The former left arm pacer married the Melbourne-born Shaniera Aug 12 last year.