Shoaib Akhtar

Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar speaks on Zee News' show, 'Sabse Bada Mauka'

Pak cricketer Shoaib Akhtar speaks on the upcoming India-Pakistan T20 World Cup in Zee News' show, 'Sabse Bada Mauka.'

Oct 24, 2021, 17:58 PM IST

‘Maine Sachin Tendulkar ki pasli tod di thi’, claims Shoaib Akhtar in sensational interview with Sudhir Chaudhary

Talking exclusively with Zee News Editor-in-chief Sudhir Chaudhary, Shoaib Akhtar opened up about the incident with Sachin Tendulkar and said that it was a hype created by the media.

Oct 24, 2021, 13:19 PM IST

India vs Pakistan: Zee News unveil grand studio for coverage of T20 World Cup 2021 clash

Former India batter Mohammad Kaif and former Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar will be special guests on Zee News analysing India vs Pakistan clash in T20 World Cup 2021 in detail.

Oct 24, 2021, 12:14 PM IST

India vs Pakistan Exclusive: Shoaib Akhtar says ‘daag achche nahi hote’ on team’s woeful record

In an exclusive interaction with Zee News English during a Facebook Live session, Shoaib Akhtar revealed the pain that Pakistan suffers due to their ‘no-win’ record against India in World Cups. In a freewheeling chat Akhtar revealed Pakistan’s probable playing XI, their strength and his opinion on MS Dhoni as mentor of Team India.

Oct 24, 2021, 10:21 AM IST

India vs Pakistan EXCLUSIVE: Virat Kohli is ‘miles ahead’ of Babar Azam, declares Shoaib Akhtar ahead of T20 World Cup clash

Akhtar spoke extensively on the comparison between Team India skipper Virat Kohli and Pakistan captain Babar Azam and declared that Kohli as a batsman is miles ahead of Azam.

Oct 23, 2021, 17:53 PM IST

T20 World Cup 2021: Shoaib Akhtar 'chills' with Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev ahead of India-Pakistan clash, shares pics

The arch-rivals will clash in the most-anticipated contest of the showpiece event on October 24.

Oct 17, 2021, 14:50 PM IST

India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021: Harbhajan Singh tells Shoaib Akhtar, ‘Pakistan should give walkover to India’

Virat Kohli’s Indian side will look to maintain their unbeaten World Cup record against Babar Azam’s Pakistan.

Oct 15, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar bowls at Islamabad club, fans get nostalgic - WATCH

Known during the height of his playing career as 'The Rawalpindi Express' for his fearsome bowling speed which was clocked at more than 161kph (100.3mph) during the 2003 World Cup match against India, 46-year-old Shoaib Akhtar posted a video of him bowling on social media. He also appealed for an LBW dismissal but the on-field umpire denied it.

Oct 06, 2021, 20:58 PM IST

Shoaib Akhtar slams New Zealand for canceling series, reminds them of 'Christchurch attack'

Shoaib Akhtar didn't mince his words and lashed out at the Kiwis on social media, where he also reminded them of the fatal mass shooting at a mosque in Christchruch.

Sep 17, 2021, 18:37 PM IST

When Shoaib Akhtar failed to ‘lift’ Sachin Tendulkar, Pakistan paceman feared never getting ‘India visa again’

It was during an awards function during Pakistan’s 2007 tour of India when Shoaib Akhtar tried to lift Sachin Tendulkar but failed.

Aug 12, 2021, 09:15 AM IST

T20 World Cup 2021: THIS pace legend predicts India vs Pakistan final

Pakistan are recently coming off a 2-1 T20 series loss to England and 3-0 whitewash to second-string England side in the ODI series. India have not lost to Pakistan in any World Cup, be it in the ODI or T20I format.

Jul 23, 2021, 12:38 PM IST

Not Sachin Tendulkar or Virender Sehwag, but Shoaib Akhtar calls THIS batsman the toughest to bowl

Shoaib Akhtar holds the record of bowling the fastest delivery in international cricket, 161.3 kmph against England in 2003. The Pakistan paceman turned out in 46 Tests and 163 ODIs in his international career and picked up 178 and 247 wickets respectively.

Jul 13, 2021, 15:05 PM IST

Throwback: When MS Dhoni copped a deliberate ‘beamer’ from Pakistan’s Shoaib Akhtar, watch video

Going down the memory lane, Shoaib Akhtar had said that MS Dhoni got under his skin during the match. The Rawalpindi Express admitted to bowling a ‘deliberate beamer’ out of sheer frustration.

Jul 02, 2021, 11:40 AM IST

Shoaib Akhtar throws open challenge to THIS actor, promises to gift a motorbike if he can face six balls!

In his retirement, Akhtar has not lost his touch – especially on social media platforms. Last month, Akhtar threw a challenge to famous Pakistan actor Fahad Mustafa.

Jun 04, 2021, 11:05 AM IST

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar had threatened me with deadly beamer, reveals THIS India batsman

The incident took place during the 2007 One-day International series between India and Pakistan.

May 17, 2021, 08:00 AM IST

Harbhajan Singh recollects 2011 World Cup memories, trolls Shoaib Akhtar after bowler asks for 'tickets'

Harbhajan Singh narrated an incident involving him and former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar engaged in a healthy banter a night before India's semi-final against Pakistan in World Cup 2011.  

Apr 03, 2021, 20:10 PM IST

Rawalpindi's KRL Stadium renamed after Shoaib Akhtar, cricketer pens emotional note on Twitter

Shoaib Akhtar, who is renowned as 'The Rawalpindi Express' has featured in 47 Tests, 163 ODIS and 15 T20Is for Pakistan during his illustrious career and went on to scalp a total of 444 international wickets under his name.   

Mar 13, 2021, 19:36 PM IST

Shoaib Akhtar on PSL postponement: 'No one should have a doubt about PCB's incompetence'

Hours after the postponement of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar fumed over the "incompetency" of the country's cricket board and also asked Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to look into the matter.

Mar 04, 2021, 23:49 PM IST

India vs Australia: Ex-Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar lauds Team India, says this about Ajinkya Rahane

Shoaib Akhtar praised stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane for leading India from the front to level the series 1-1 after humiliating defeat in the first Test at Adelaide.

Jan 01, 2021, 11:33 AM IST

I see them struggling: Shoaib Akhtar explains why India might find it tough against Australia

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has given his opinions about the upcoming series between Australia and India. Akhtar believes that while India can win again, they might find it tough against the Aussies for one reason.

Nov 19, 2020, 00:05 AM IST