Australia's Mitchell Johnson may have threatened some of the best batting line-ups in world cricket with his lethal pace, but Pakistan coach Waqar Younis says that the left-arm fast bowler is yet to reach Wasim Akram's level.
Former Pakistan cricket team captain Wasim Akram has urged struggling skipper Misbah-ul Haq to say good-bye to ODIs, while blaming a lack of international cricket and the absence of a system for developing young players for the team's disappointing defeats in recent months.
Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling coach Wasim Akram on Tuesday said that captain Gautam Gambhir's leadership and the team bonding is responsible for its success in the IPL and the ongoing Oppo Champions League T20.
Not playing the Indian Premier League is the reason behind England`s struggles in the shorter formats, former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram said, a day after England great Ian Botham called for the rich Twenty20 competition to be scrapped.
Pakistani import, Humaima Malik, who is ready with her big Bollywood release `Raja Natwarlal` with Emraan Hashmi reportedly dated the famous Pak cricketer Wasim Akram. Believe it or not, the rumoured couple back then was very much in love, although the actress never admitted to being in a relationship with the much older Akram.
Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram, who has been part of the Kolkata Knight Riders dug out in IPL, has lashed out at the people who have questioned his patriotism on social websites or on television shows.
Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Wasim Akram today praised skipper Gautam Gambhir for instilling confidence among the players, as the side marched into the final of seventh Indian Premier League here on Wednesday.
Eyeing another IPL title after entering the playoffs, 2012 champions Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll with a seven-match winning streak and bowling coach Wasim Akram has said that the purple brigade has all the "ammunition" to do it again.
Back in the spotlight after his awe-inspiring knock against Sunrisers Hyderabad, swashbuckling KKR batsman Yusuf Pathan attributed his success to team`s bowling coach Wasim Akram who has helped him understand the psyche of opposition bowlers.
Pace legend Wasim Akram feels it is high time that the bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan are revived as the fans in sub-continent deserve to enjoy the historic rivalry which has produced some exhilarating action on the field.
Pakistani international cricketer Junaid Khan, who currently represents England`s domestic side Lancashire in the Natwest Twenty20 Blast competition, has revealed that he wants to be remembered like Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis.
Encouraged by the presence of many "team players", Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Wasim Akram has expressed confidence that his side will make it to the final four in the IPL as they have a "good enough" bowling attack.
Former captain Wasim Akram believes that the time is right for Pakistani players to be allowed back into the Indian Premier League as it would help the event connect with more fans in not just the subcontinent but all over the world.
The Pakistan Cricket Board is keen to bring back former skipper Waqar Younis as the chief coach of the national team as current coach Moin Khan is tipped to take over as the head of the national selection committee.