The Australian squad for the Pakistan Tests will be announced following the conclusion of the Australia A tour of India.
Three England cricketers tried to break the hoodoo on that day and paid the price.
He is currently working with the Islamabad United, the champion of this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL).
The fan later deleted his tweet.
He had earlier agreed to travel if formally invited.
Both cricketers have been a part of a some fierce rivalry over the years.
After getting the formal invitation, he had applied for the visa.
He said that Pakistan will play positive and aggressive cricket against India.
Along with the ICC, Akhtar's Indian counterparts also wished him the best.
The Tennis star also shut down the controversy about her baby being Indian or Pakistani