Wasim Akram

Cricket legends Shane Warne and Wasim Akram 'blown away' by Pakistani child bowlers

Cricket legends Shane Warne and Wasim Akram 'blown away' by Pakistani child bowlers

Two six-year-olds have become social media sensations in cricket-mad Pakistan with videos of their bowling "blowing away" the likes of Shane Warne and Wasim Akram, who have been giving the pair tips on improving their game.

Mar 31, 2018, 21:19 PM IST
Don't relate reverse swing to ball-tampering: Pakistan greats explain the art

Don't relate reverse swing to ball-tampering: Pakistan greats explain the art

Pakistan's masters of reverse-swinging a cricket ball have unanimously defended it as an "art" that can be achieved without the tampering that ended in shameful bans for three Australian players.

Mar 31, 2018, 10:08 AM IST
Watch: Another Wasim Akram in the making

Watch: Another Wasim Akram in the making

On Wednesday, a little kid in a remote looking village in Pakistan drew Akram's attention with his free-flowing left-arm pace.

Feb 28, 2018, 20:41 PM IST
Pakistan Super League: Multan Sultans to take on defending champs Peshawar Zalmi in PSL opener

Pakistan Super League: Multan Sultans to take on defending champs Peshawar Zalmi in PSL opener

This year two of the three play-offs are planned for Lahore, with the final due at the National Stadium in Karachi on March 25. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi said he hopes that in 2019 the entire tournament will be played at home. 

Feb 21, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
Mohammed Shami's run-up a problem, Jasprit Bumrah needs to play county: Wasim Akram

Mohammed Shami's run-up a problem, Jasprit Bumrah needs to play county: Wasim Akram

Pakistan pace legend Wasim Akram is quite impressed with Indian fast bowlers and feels they can be lethal in this year's tour of England if Mohammed Shami corrects a run-up flaw and Jasprit Bumrah devotes some time to county cricket.

Feb 08, 2018, 14:59 PM IST
Wasim Akram's Aussie wife bowled over by Pakistani food

Wasim Akram's Aussie wife bowled over by Pakistani food

Shaniera was also spotted at Karachi Eat Festival early this year and said she was looking forward to experiencing the food.

Nov 22, 2017, 23:03 PM IST
Wasim Akram advises Mohammad Hafeez to give up bowling and focus on batting

Wasim Akram advises Mohammad Hafeez to give up bowling and focus on batting

The ICC decision to suspend Hafeez from bowling came this week after the Pakistani allrounder failed his bowling assessment test held in England.

Nov 18, 2017, 11:10 AM IST
If India are not ready to play with Pakistan, we can’t force them to do so: Wasim Akram

If India are not ready to play with Pakistan, we can’t force them to do so: Wasim Akram

BCCI and PCB signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in 2014 which stated that the two arch-rivals will play six bilateral series between 2015-2023, four of which were to be hosted by Pakistan.

Nov 11, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Wasim Akram stars as Multan Sultans unveil logo in Karachi

Wasim Akram stars as Multan Sultans unveil logo in Karachi

Pakistan Super League welcomed yet another member into their family – their sixth franchise, Multan Sultans as cricketing legends gathered in Karachi on Friday to unviel their kits and logo.

Sep 22, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Hardik Pandya equals Wasim Akram's record of quickest Test ton in Sri Lanka by visiting player

Hardik Pandya equals Wasim Akram's record of quickest Test ton in Sri Lanka by visiting player

The Pakistani cricket great had completed his century in the island country in 86-balls during a series in 2000 at Galle International Stadium.

Aug 14, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
MS Dhoni picks the toughest bowler he ever faced and it's not Glenn McGrath or Wasim Akram

MS Dhoni picks the toughest bowler he ever faced and it's not Glenn McGrath or Wasim Akram

At the Virat Kohli charity dinner on Monday, Dhoni was asked about the toughest bowler he had ever faced.

Jun 07, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Warehouse executive gets to be day-long CEO at Flipkart

Warehouse executive gets to be day-long CEO at Flipkart

Thirty four-year old Padmini MP, a warehouse executive at Flipkart, on Tuesday walked into office as the CEO of India's largest e-commerce company, Flipkart.

Apr 25, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
Virat Kohli or AB de Villiers: Shahid Afridi dodges the bullet when asked to pick his favorite batsman

Virat Kohli or AB de Villiers: Shahid Afridi dodges the bullet when asked to pick his favorite batsman

A few days ago, Team India gifted a signed Virat Kohli jersey to Shahid Afridi post his retirement.

Apr 21, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
James Anderson disappointed over being overlooked for the role of England Test captain

James Anderson disappointed over being overlooked for the role of England Test captain

"I don`t know if I`d have taken the captaincy but it would have been nice to have been considered for it," ESPNcricinfo quoted Anderson as saying.

Apr 01, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Spot-fixing wouldn’t have happened had Wasim Akram, Inzamam-Ul-Haq been hanged: Abdul Qadir

Spot-fixing wouldn’t have happened had Wasim Akram, Inzamam-Ul-Haq been hanged: Abdul Qadir

The second edition of PSL was rocked by spot-fixing scandal, and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was forced to send back Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif from UAE, where the league games were played.

Mar 18, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
Waqar Younis hits out at 'ageing' Wasim Akram after revelation of failed ploy against Anil Kumble's 'perfect 10'

Waqar Younis hits out at 'ageing' Wasim Akram after revelation of failed ploy against Anil Kumble's 'perfect 10'

Waqar Younis took to Twitter to deny the charges put at him by his compatriot saying that age was taking its toll on Wasim Akram.

Feb 09, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Viru at His Best: Virender Sehwag thanks Wasim Akram for helping Anil Kumble complete 'Perfect Ten'

Viru at His Best: Virender Sehwag thanks Wasim Akram for helping Anil Kumble complete 'Perfect Ten'

Former India opener Virender Sehwag thanked Wasim Akram for helping Anil Kumble complete the 'Perfect Ten' in 1999.

Feb 08, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
Anil Kumble's perfect 10: When Waqar Younis planned to spoil Jumbo's party by getting run-out

Anil Kumble's perfect 10: When Waqar Younis planned to spoil Jumbo's party by getting run-out

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag also reminded the fans of the incident through a tweet on Tuesday.

 

Feb 07, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar only Indian in Graeme Swann's All-time XI; no place for Jacques Kallis

Sachin Tendulkar only Indian in Graeme Swann's All-time XI; no place for Jacques Kallis

Picking his All-time XI, Swann labelled batting great Sachin Tendulkar as the best player of his generation.

Jan 31, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Raees movie: Wasim Akram's wife Shaniera is bowled over by Shah Rukh Khan-starrer flick

Raees movie: Wasim Akram's wife Shaniera is bowled over by Shah Rukh Khan-starrer flick

The Rahul Dholakia directorial, which was initially scheduled to release on Eid last year, was finally released on January 25. 

Jan 25, 2017, 13:41 PM IST