Wasim Akram

‘I'm sure you'll hit COVID-19 for a six’: THIS ex-Pak bowler wishes Tendulkar a speedy recovery

Last Saturday, Tendulkar had informed that he tested positive for coronavirus and added that all other members at his home had returned a negative COVID result. On Friday, Tendulkar said that he has been hospitalised for "abundant precaution under medical advice".

Apr 03, 2021, 08:12 AM IST

'Cute pic Waz': Wasim Akram's wife reacts to cricketer playing Holi in 'underwear'

The picture was shared by popular cricket presenter Gautam Bhimani, who fondly remembered the moment as his favourite ‘cricketing Holi memory’. 

Mar 31, 2021, 18:07 PM IST

Wasim Akram picks his favorites in the much anticipated India-Australia Test series

Virat Kohli-led Indian team is slated to play three ODI's, three T20I's and four Test matches in a full fledged tour of Australia, beginning on November 27.

Nov 07, 2020, 19:16 PM IST

Virat Kohli best batsman in the world currently, believes Kumar Sangakkara

Sangakkara's comments came during an Instagram live session with former Zimbabwe pacer Pommie Mbangwa for Cric Mate.

Jun 01, 2020, 18:04 PM IST

If I sledge Virat Kohli, he will get angry, but Sachin Tendulkar would get more determined, says Wasim Akram

Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram on Wednesday (May 13) said that legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar edges out the current skipper Virat Kohli when it comes to mental toughness. 

May 14, 2020, 11:04 AM IST

ICC asks followers to name all-time favourite fast-bowling pair; Twitterati picks Wasim Akram-Waqar Younis

While majority of them went for Pakistan duo of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, the pair Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar was among the favourite Indian fast-bowling duo.

May 11, 2020, 12:24 PM IST

On this day in 1990, Pakistan's Wasim Akram took his second ODI hat-trick during Austral-Asia Cup final

On May 4 in 1990, former Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram grabbed his second hat-trick in the One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for the national side during the final of the Austral-Asia Cup.

May 04, 2020, 12:33 PM IST

Former Pakistan cricketers to inspire budding stars via video sessions

Recently, Pakistan's three-match ODI series against Netherland which was due to take place in July was postponed indefinitely due to the pandemic.

Apr 26, 2020, 17:16 PM IST

Fast bowler Mohammad Shami reveals how Wasim Akram, Zaheer Khan shaped his career

India pacer Mohammed Shami on Tuesday (April 21) revealed how former Pakistani great Wasim Akram and India pace spearhead Zaheer Khan shaped his bowling career.  In an Instagram Live Session with batsman Manoj Tiwary, Shami also admitted that growing up he used to look up to Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Zaheer, and Akram.

Apr 22, 2020, 13:33 PM IST

Shoaib Akhtar says would have killed Wasim Akram if he asked to fix matches

Akhtar played 46 Tests and 163 ODIs for Pakistan, and bagged 178 and 247 wickets respectively, besides taking 19 T20I wickets in 15 appearances.

Apr 21, 2020, 20:35 PM IST

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