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Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar

Born
13/08/1975
45 years
Batting Style
Right Handed
Bowling Style
Right-arm fast
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

West Indies

29/11/1997

Recent Match

India

08/12/2007

Matches

46

Runs

544

67

Innings

544

Runs

0/0

100s / 50s

53/22

4s / 6s

10.07

Average

41.43

SR

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Player Bio

About

Towards the late 90’s, ever since the speedometer grew in prominence, tracking bowling speeds shifted from being another statistical feature to an

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PCB looking at Shoaib Akhtar for chief selector's post

Akhtar's name has been doing rounds as the board is seriously considering relieving Misbah off his dual responsibility and also because of its new code of ethics (another name of Conflict of Interest) policy
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PTI
11 Sep 2020
NEWS
PCB looking at Shoaib Akhtar for chief selector's post
Akhtar's name has been doing rounds as the board is seriously considering relieving Misbah off his dual responsibility and also because of its new code of ethics (another name of Conflict of Interest) policy
userPTI
11 Sep 2020
NEWS

PSL facing economic crisis, some team owners looking to exit: Akhtar

The Pakistan Cricket Board had to suspend the fifth edition of the PSL in March this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic with the final stage of the event remaining
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03 Jun 2020
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PSL facing economic crisis, some team owners looking to exit: Akhtar
The Pakistan Cricket Board had to suspend the fifth edition of the PSL in March this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic with the final stage of the event remaining
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03 Jun 2020
NEWS

ICC has successfully finished cricket in last 10 years: Akhtar

Akhtar expressed his anguish at some of the playing conditions in white ball cricket, which has made it a game only for the batsmen
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PTI
26 May 2020
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ICC has successfully finished cricket in last 10 years: Akhtar
Akhtar expressed his anguish at some of the playing conditions in white ball cricket, which has made it a game only for the batsmen
userPTI
26 May 2020
NEWS

Akhtar responds to Rizvi's defamation notice; calls it legally defective, demands apology

Rizvi has demanded an unconditional apology and compensation of Rs 10 million to be donated to a charity. But Akhtar has been defiant, insisting he will fight the case
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PTI
13 May 2020
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Akhtar responds to Rizvi's defamation notice; calls it legally defective, demands apology
Rizvi has demanded an unconditional apology and compensation of Rs 10 million to be donated to a charity. But Akhtar has been defiant, insisting he will fight the case
userPTI
13 May 2020
NEWS

Shoaib Akhtar open to Indian bowling coaching job

He also added that he would like to "coach" IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders
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PTI
05 May 2020
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Shoaib Akhtar open to Indian bowling coaching job
He also added that he would like to "coach" IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders
userPTI
05 May 2020
NEWS

PCB legal advisor Rizvi files defamation case against Shoaib Akhtar

The Pakistan Cricket Board said it was disappointed with Akhtar's poor choice of words while commenting about its legal department
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PTI
30 Apr 2020
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PCB legal advisor Rizvi files defamation case against Shoaib Akhtar
The Pakistan Cricket Board said it was disappointed with Akhtar's poor choice of words while commenting about its legal department
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30 Apr 2020
NEWS

Nazir had more talent than Sehwag but Indian was more brainy: Akhtar

Nazir played only eight Tests for Pakistan, scoring 427 runs and featured in 79 ODIs to score 1895 runs
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PTI
29 Apr 2020
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Nazir had more talent than Sehwag but Indian was more brainy: Akhtar
Nazir played only eight Tests for Pakistan, scoring 427 runs and featured in 79 ODIs to score 1895 runs
userPTI
29 Apr 2020
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Too fast, too furious

On the day Shoaib Akhtar broke the 100mph barrier, we relive the most ferocious spells bowled in ODI cricket through the videos available on Youtube
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Shubh Aggarwal
27 Apr 2020
ONTHISDAY
Too fast, too furious
On the day Shoaib Akhtar broke the 100mph barrier, we relive the most ferocious spells bowled in ODI cricket through the videos available on Youtube
userShubh Aggarwal
27 Apr 2020
NEWS

Shoaib Akhtar's career would have ended in 2000-01 if Dalmiya had not helped: former PCB chief

In 1999, the International Cricket Council had told the PCB that speed merchant Akhtar's bowling action was under scrutiny
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PTI
17 Apr 2020
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Shoaib Akhtar's career would have ended in 2000-01 if Dalmiya had not helped: former PCB chief
In 1999, the International Cricket Council had told the PCB that speed merchant Akhtar's bowling action was under scrutiny
userPTI
17 Apr 2020
NEWS

Afridi backs Akhtar's proposal, says Kapil's response surprised him

Afridi also urged Prime Minister Imran Khan to order the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to restore departmental cricket in the country to save the livelihood of hundreds of domestic players
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PTI
14 Apr 2020
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Afridi backs Akhtar's proposal, says Kapil's response surprised him
Afridi also urged Prime Minister Imran Khan to order the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to restore departmental cricket in the country to save the livelihood of hundreds of domestic players
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14 Apr 2020
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