Wasim Akram

Pakistan leg-spin great Abdul Qadir dies at 63

Qadir made his Pakistan debut in 1977 in Lahore and went on to play 67 Tests and 104 one-day internationals, claiming a total of 368 wickets.

Sep 06, 2019, 23:52 PM IST

Wasim Akram claims he was 'embarrassed' and 'humiliated' at Manchester airport

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram took to Twitter to reveal how officials at Manchester airport mistreated him and did not take care of his diabetes medication.

Jul 24, 2019, 08:47 AM IST

Farewell dinner but no farewell match for Shoaib Malik: Wasim Akram

Shoaib Malik retired from ODI cricket after Pakistan's final match in the World Cup.

Jul 07, 2019, 07:49 AM IST

Farewell dinner fine for Shoaib Malik, not match: Wasim Akram

Legendary Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram feels that batting all-rounder Shoaib Malik, who will retire after the ongoing World Cup, can be given a farewell dinner, not a "farewell match".

Jul 05, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Pakistan need to cash in on India's middle-order vulnerability, says Wasim Akram

Akram, the hero of many Indo-Pak cricketing battles, is hopeful that the Mohammed Aamir led attack would do well to find the chinks in the Indian middle-order.

Jun 15, 2019, 21:52 PM IST

Biryani blues: Wasim Akram slams Pakistan team's diet before World Cup

Wasim Akram says he has often seen national cricketers indulge in junk food at public events.

Apr 10, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

Wasim Akram slams PCB for calling back Sarfraz Ahmed from South Africa

Akram, who is also on the PCB's cricket committee, was clear that Sarfraz should remain the captain of the national team.

Jan 29, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

Windies captain Jason Holder scores double ton to put England on ropes

England, set a massive target of 628 in their second innings, were 56 without loss at stumps on day three, a tidy start but still facing the daunting prospect of surviving two more days in Bridgetown.

Jan 26, 2019, 13:27 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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