Shoaib Akhtar

After Shahid Afridi, former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar tweets on India-Pakistan relationship

After Shahid Afridi, former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar tweets on India-Pakistan relationship

The comment comes days after Shahid Afridi raked up the 'Kashmir issue' on Twitter

Apr 07, 2018, 19:55 PM IST
Salman Khan convicted in blackbuck poaching case: Shoaib Akhtar sad

Salman Khan convicted in blackbuck poaching case: Shoaib Akhtar sad

Salman was on Thursday sentenced to five years in prison after a Jodhpur court convicted him for killing two rare blackbucks.

 

Apr 06, 2018, 11:17 AM IST
Will give my best to improve cricket structure in Pakistan: Shoaib Akhtar

Will give my best to improve cricket structure in Pakistan: Shoaib Akhtar

Pakistan's former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is looking to improve the country's cricket structure.

Feb 19, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
Shoaib Akhtar made advisor and brand ambassador by Pakistan Cricket Board

Shoaib Akhtar made advisor and brand ambassador by Pakistan Cricket Board

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar was appointed as an advisor and brand ambassador by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) earlier this week.

Feb 18, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
Icy cool shots: Vintage Virender Sehwag floors Sourav Ganguly with bat and words

Icy cool shots: Vintage Virender Sehwag floors Sourav Ganguly with bat and words

Virender Sehwag doesn't seem to have lost any of his touch that used to take the breath of cricket fans away when the former India opener intimidated bowlers with his free-flowing strokes. The Nawab of Najafgarh brought memories of those days back at the St Moritz Ice Challenge on Wednesday, hitting 62 runs off just 31 balls.

Feb 09, 2018, 13:36 PM IST
Fire & Ice: Virender Sehwag, Shahid Afridi spice it up on Lake St Moritz

Fire & Ice: Virender Sehwag, Shahid Afridi spice it up on Lake St Moritz

 At his prime, Virender Sehwag never had "surface tension". Now at 40, with spectacles and a big bald patch, it still does not matter.

Feb 08, 2018, 19:42 PM IST
Pakistan cricketers are adored in India, feels Shoaib Akhtar

Pakistan cricketers are adored in India, feels Shoaib Akhtar

Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar feels cricketers in India and Pakistan are being denied a chance to experience the historic cross-border sporting rivalry between the two countries due to politics.

Jan 23, 2018, 16:26 PM IST
Long way before India becomes fast-bowling nation: Shoaib Akhtar

Long way before India becomes fast-bowling nation: Shoaib Akhtar

The Indian pace attack has been talked up of late and to be fair, they have done a decent job in South Africa. But Shoaib Akhtar sees it only as the beginning and says there is still a long way to go before India becomes a good fast bowling nation.

Jan 19, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Only Virat Kohli can break Sachin Tendulkar's record of 100 centuries: Shoaib Akhtar

Only Virat Kohli can break Sachin Tendulkar's record of 100 centuries: Shoaib Akhtar

For Kohli to surpassed Tendulkar's record of hundred international centuries, he will need to play international cricket for a long time. Kohli made his debut in an ODI match against Sri Lanka in August 2008, and is close to completing a decade in international cricket.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Virender Sehwag, Shoaib Akhtar to resume their rivalry on ice

Virender Sehwag, Shoaib Akhtar to resume their rivalry on ice

Sehwag is not new to playing exhibition games outside India. He played the MCL in Dubai and was also part of Cricket.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan hails India captain Virat Kohli as great player with great heart

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan hails India captain Virat Kohli as great player with great heart

Kohli has led India to yet another series win by defeating New Zealand 2-1 in a three-match T20I series.

Nov 08, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
Shoaib Akhtar shows concern for Pune pitch row, gets the stick on Twitter

Shoaib Akhtar shows concern for Pune pitch row, gets the stick on Twitter

Shoaib Akhtar's concern for the controversy around the pitch ahead of second ODI between India and New Zealand was dealt with a stick by Twitterati, who trolled the former Pakistan bowler for his comments. 

Oct 26, 2017, 14:52 PM IST
Shoaib Akhtar shares throwback moment with Shah Rukh Khan, calls him most humble man

Shoaib Akhtar shares throwback moment with Shah Rukh Khan, calls him most humble man

The former Pakistani speedster made his KKR debut against the Delhi Daredevils and earned Man of the Match award for helping his side defend a low score of 133 runs.

Aug 17, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Shoaib Akhtar turns 42, here’s look back at his unfulfilled international career

Shoaib Akhtar turns 42, here’s look back at his unfulfilled international career

Akhtar played for Pakistan for over 13 years but in that long a span, he could only accumulate 46 Tests, 163 ODIs and 15 T20Is.

Aug 13, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Shoaib Akhtar calls Pakistan secular state, gets brutally trolled for committing gaffe on Twitter

Shoaib Akhtar calls Pakistan secular state, gets brutally trolled for committing gaffe on Twitter

The former Pakistani speedster shared a post on Twitter, showing their President Mamnoon Hussain administering an oath to new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi but seemed to have referred either of them as "Darshan Lal."

Aug 08, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Shoaib Akhtar​ hails removal of Nawaz Sharif as PM, hopes 'bleeding' Pakistan will move forward

Shoaib Akhtar​ hails removal of Nawaz Sharif as PM, hopes 'bleeding' Pakistan will move forward

Sharif was on Friday disqualified from office by the Supreme Court which sent his case to an anti-corruption court for trial in the Panamagate graft scandal.

Jul 29, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
Shoaib Akhtar reveals the name of the batsman he wanted to hit badly during his playing days

Shoaib Akhtar reveals the name of the batsman he wanted to hit badly during his playing days

The one thing that is unquestionable is that while Akhtar played for Pakistan, he was a cracking bowler, being super fast and terrifying.

Jul 28, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
James Taylor picks his All-time XI; Virat Kohli named captain

James Taylor picks his All-time XI; Virat Kohli named captain

The team consists of five front-line batsmen, one genuine all-rounder, a keeper, two spinners and two pacers.

Jul 04, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
WATCH: When MS Dhoni survived a nasty beamer, and much more

WATCH: When MS Dhoni survived a nasty beamer, and much more

Witness some of the worst deliveries, but not necessarily life threatening ones, bowled by some great bowlers.

Jun 17, 2017, 22:46 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