Wasim Akram

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KKR bowling coach Wasim Akram(R) with Jacques Kallis during practice Former Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram, who is now the bowling coach of the ...
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Lahore, April 3 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi is meeting head coach Moin Khan, captain Mohammad Hafeez and chief cricket ...
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Wasim Akram of Pakistan Pakistan swing legend Wasim Akram has picked up most wickets on a single ground – Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The left ...
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Here is rare footage of Wasim Akram handing over a present to Sachin Tendulkar, congratulating him on winning the Padma ...
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Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis – two of the finest exponents of reverse swing bowling Reverse swing is the art of making the older ball move in ...
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Legendary swing bowler Wasim Akram gives a couple of tips on swing bowling, and he is accompanied by welsh wizard Simon ...
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The Asia Cup has a history of disruptions but in the idea of its conception, it is perhaps flawless. The modern era of cricket owes a lot to the ...
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Almost all the franchisees have been smart in buying players in the auctions this time. They have gone in for squads that can fulfil their needs in ...
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The art of swing bowling is one that isn’t mastered by many. Nicknamed “The King of Swing”, Wasim Akram, one of the greatest fast bowlers of ...
Sir Viv Richards When Sir Donald Bradman walked off the pitch for the last time in his white shirt, he could have not seen the colorful jerseys and ...
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Wasim Akram is a former Pakistani cricketer. He is a left arm fast bowler and left-handedbatsman who represented the Pakistan national cricket team in Test cricket and One Day International (ODI) matches. He was the first bowler to reach the 500-wicket mark in ODI cricket during the 2003 World Cup. In 2002 Wisden released its only list of best players of all time. Wasim was ranked as the best bowler in ODI of all time with a rating of 1223.5. Wasim has taken 23 4-wicket hauls in ODI in 356 matches he played. Akram is regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers in the history of cricket. He holds the world record for most wickets in List A cricket with 881 and is second only to Sri Lankan off-spin bowler, Muttiah Muralitharan in terms of ODI wickets with 502. He is considered to be one of the founders and perhaps the finest exponent of reverse swing bowling. In 1988 Akram signed for Lancashire County Cricket Club in England. From 1988 to 1998, he opened their bowling attack in theirECB Trophy, Benson and Hedges Cup and National League tournaments. In 1998, with Akram as captain, Lancashire won the ECB Trophy and Axa League and finished second in the championship tournament despite losing only five matches in all competitions throughout the season. Akram started his ODI career against New Zealand in Pakistan in 1984, rising to prominence taking five wickets in his 3rd ODI against Australia in the 1985 Benson & Hedges World Championship. On 30 September 2009, Akram was one of five new members inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

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