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Wasim Akram shows his romantic side on the 'The Kapil Sharma Show'
Wasim Akram shows his romantic side on the 'The Kapil Sharma Show'

Wasim Akram married Shaniera Thompson in 2013 and the couple is blessed with a baby girlOne of the greatest fast bowlers of all time, Wasim Akram, recently showed that he can bowl a ‘maiden’ over off the field too when he displayed his romantic avatar in the famous ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ on Indian small screen.The Pakistan cricket legend made a public appearance with his wife Shaniera on the Indian show, which w

Apr 29 2016
IPL 2016: Jasprit Bumrah reveals admiration for Mitchell Johnson, Wasim Akram and Brett Lee
IPL 2016: Jasprit Bumrah reveals admiration for Mitchell Johnson, Wasim Akram and Brett Lee

Jasprit Bumrah being congratulated by Rohit SharmaOn a high after a consistent performance in cricket's shortest format lately, India's promising young seamer Jasprit Bumrah on Wednesday revealed that iconic pacers Wasim Akram, Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson are the bowlers he looked up to and admired."I admire a lot of bowlers. My all-time favourite bowlers are Mitchell Johnson, Wasim Akram and even Brett Lee. I used to watch their

Apr 28 2016
5 instances when captains argued with umpires
5 instances when captains argued with umpires

England captain Alastair Cook during an argument with the umpires In the game of cricket, umpires have the highest authority to judge all the on-field aspects of the game. According to the laws of cricket, umpires can make their decisions and the players have to accept it without any question.However, umpires are also human beings and they also make errors but that is to be expected. While in most cases a controversial umpiring decision

Apr 26 2016
SK Glossary: What is reverse swing in cricket?
SK Glossary: What is reverse swing in cricket?

Wasim Akram was a great exponent of reverse swingReverse swing, as the name suggests is exactly the opposite of conventional swing. Before going into the complexities of reverse swing, we need to understand how a cricket ball swings. When a cricket ball wobbles in the air and changes direction sideways, it is known as swing. A cricket ball has two sides separated by a seam. The bowlers are advised to hold the seam with their two fingers to genera

Apr 26 2016
Dean Jones on PCB's radar for chief coach role
Dean Jones on PCB's radar for chief coach role

Dean Jones also coached Islamabad United in PSL this yearFormer Australian cricketer, Dean Jones is on the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) favorite list as the new head coach of the Pakistan cricket team.After Pakistan’s disappointing performances in the Asia Cup T20 and World T20, head coach Waqar Younis resigned from his post. Shahid Afridi also resigned as captain and the board also dissolved the national selection committee.Th

5 great bowling pairs whose coordinated work don't fade away
5 great bowling pairs whose coordinated work don't fade away

Cricket is labelled as a batsmen’s game thanks to people’s preference of watching boundaries rain rather than stumps crashing all over the place. Even big names players like Virender Sehwag are of the opinion that cricket is a batsmen’s game.However, there is not a single team in the history of World Cup that has won the most coveted trophy without a decent bowling attack. In fact, a great bowling unit itself can win you games e

Apr 5 2016
World Commentators' Playing XI
World Commentators' Playing XI

Harsha Blogle (L), Rahul Dravid (Centre) & Sourav Ganguly (R) at Trent Bridge Commentary has always played an essential part in the broadcasting of sport over the years. Be it the iconic duo of Andy Gray and Martin Tyler in football, Jim Ross and Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler in WWE, Steve Slater in Formula 1 or a whole plethora of cricket commentators who have immortalized some moments in our brain. Manchester City won t

Apr 4 2016
5 of the best death bowlers in World Cup history
5 of the best death bowlers in World Cup history

The modernization of cricket has hurt the bowlers more than anyone else. Pitches are just mostly a 22-yard turf of flat deck that favour the batsmen more than anyone else.In fact, some people have gone as far as claiming that cricket is a batsmen’s game—making aspiring young bowlers wonder whether they made the right decision to choose bowling.And it is of no wonder that we don’t produce bowlers like the Waqars and Wasims anymor

Apr 1 2016
The hoax called Boom-Boom
The hoax called Boom-Boom

The long walk back to pavilionThe sense of resignation on his face was quite evident, slumped on the chair in his dugout as the chase against Australia had finally come to an embarrassing end. The long kamikaze career of the man fondly referred to as Mr. Boom-Boom was finally drawing to an end; at least for now.As has been the case for his entire career, the fans go haywire as soon as they see Shahid Afridi walking to the crease. And the familiar

Mar 30 2016
Wasim Akram interrupted during a live show in Mumbai
Wasim Akram interrupted during a live show in Mumbai

Wasim Akram Pakistan bowling legend Wasim Akram was interrupted during his post-show to an Indian news channel Aaj Tak, following India’s memorable win over Australia in Mohali on Sunday.The 49-year-old was present at an outdoor setting in the Lower Parel area of Mumbai, where while airing his views about Virat Kohli's superlative effort that helped the hosts win and book a semifinal spot in the 2016 ICC World T20, one man came int

Mar 28 2016
Wasim Akram claims some PCB officials don't want him to help Pakistan cricket
Wasim Akram claims some PCB officials don't want him to help Pakistan cricket

Wasim Akram at the memorial service of former England cricketer Tony GreigFormer Pakistani legendary fast bowler, Wasim Akram has claimed that a few Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) members don’t want the 49-year-old to help its national cricket side to reclaim the bygone glory days.According to a number of reports, a handful of members of the board of governors at the PCB insisted the Chairman not to seek advice from the former Pakistani test

Mar 25 2016
Sachin Tendulkar to Virat Kohli: Passing the baton of Batsmanship
Sachin Tendulkar to Virat Kohli: Passing the baton of Batsmanship

Virat Kohli has picked from where Sachin left1st march 2003, Almost 13 years ago a 9 year old, 3rd std going boy was eagerly waiting in front of the TV, checking the clock desperately. That day nothing else mattered to him in the world. All he wanted was to witness a good cricketing match between the biggest rivals in the world with a hope of his team coming on top. For him, his country's win was the biggest thing.&nb

Mar 22 2016
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Virender Sehwag added to CAB's felicitation list during India-Pakistan match
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Virender Sehwag added to CAB's felicitation list during India-Pakistan match

Virender Sehwag set to be felicitated by the CABThe Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will felicitate legendary batsman Virender Sehwag during the India vs Pakistan World T20 match on March 19 alongside others greats of the game.Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Imran Khan, Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram and Intikhab Alam would be handed over mementos prior to the start of the high-voltage game that is expected to draw huge crowds

Mar 16 2016
5 youngsters who can make it big at the T20 WC
5 youngsters who can make it big at the T20 WC

With the Super 10 round of the ICC World T20 2016 all set to kick off from today, with the hosts India taking on the spirited New Zealand, all the fans will be expecting it to be an evenly contested game.Both the teams have a fine blend of the young and the experienced. Taking cue from the fact that nearly all the teams have had followed the same thought process, we have a number of youngsters who can announce their entry into the international c

Mar 15 2016
Expect huge queues and traffic jams if Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni visit Pakistan, says Wasim Akram
Expect huge queues and traffic jams if Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni visit Pakistan, says Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram and Shahid Afridi have not been shy in expressing their love towards India and its playersLegendary fast bowler, Wasim Akram has said that the popularity of Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni in Pakistan is such that people will form long queues and will stand in hours-long traffic jam to catch a glimpse of the Indian superstars.A couple of days back, Shahid Afridi, the Pakistani captain for this year's ICC World T20 was involved in a

Mar 15 2016
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