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Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram

Born
03/06/1966
54 years
Batting Style
Left Handed
Bowling Style
Left-arm fast
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

New Zealand

25/01/1985

Recent Match

Bangladesh

09/01/2002

Matches

104

Runs

2898

147

Innings

2898

Runs

3/7

100s / 50s

324/57

4s / 6s

22.64

Average

-

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Player Bio

About

It would not be too much off the mark if Wasim Akram was to be referred to as the greatest left arm bowler to have graced the field. Javed Miandad’

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NEWS

Akram slams Azhar's captaincy following Pakistan's loss in first Test

The fast bowing great was not happy with the way Chris Woakes was allowed to settle in
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PTI
09 Aug 2020
NEWS
Akram slams Azhar's captaincy following Pakistan's loss in first Test
The fast bowing great was not happy with the way Chris Woakes was allowed to settle in
userPTI
09 Aug 2020
FEATURE

England vs Pakistan: A history in cricket and controversies

As England prepare to take on Pakistan in yet another Test series, here's a look at the rivalry and controversies that have lit up the contests between the two nations
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Abhishek Mukherjee
04 Aug 2020
FEATURE
England vs Pakistan: A history in cricket and controversies
As England prepare to take on Pakistan in yet another Test series, here's a look at the rivalry and controversies that have lit up the contests between the two nations
userAbhishek Mukherjee
04 Aug 2020
QUIZ

Quiz: On hat-tricks in ODIs

On this day in 2019, Trent Boult became the only New Zealander to bag a hat-trick in ODI World Cup history. Here's a quiz on hat-tricks in ODIs. Test yourselves by taking this one up
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Cricket.com staff
29 Jun 2020
QUIZ
Quiz: On hat-tricks in ODIs
On this day in 2019, Trent Boult became the only New Zealander to bag a hat-trick in ODI World Cup history. Here's a quiz on hat-tricks in ODIs. Test yourselves by taking this one up
userCricket.com staff
29 Jun 2020
NEWS

Wasim Akram warns saliva ban will make bowlers 'robots'

"Sweat is just something of an add-on, a top-up. Too much use of sweat will leave the cricket ball too wet," he said
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AFP
10 Jun 2020
NEWS
Wasim Akram warns saliva ban will make bowlers 'robots'
"Sweat is just something of an add-on, a top-up. Too much use of sweat will leave the cricket ball too wet," he said
userAFP
10 Jun 2020
NEWS

ICC should wait for a suitable time to host T20 World Cup: Akram

On May 28, the ICC had deferred a decision on the fate of the T20 World Cup till June 10
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PTI
05 Jun 2020
NEWS
ICC should wait for a suitable time to host T20 World Cup: Akram
On May 28, the ICC had deferred a decision on the fate of the T20 World Cup till June 10
userPTI
05 Jun 2020
OPINION

Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis - The most deadly bowling duo

We analyze how Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis emerge as the most tormenting fast bowling duo to play Test cricket over the last 30 years
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Shubh Aggarwal
03 Jun 2020
OPINION
Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis - The most deadly bowling duo
We analyze how Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis emerge as the most tormenting fast bowling duo to play Test cricket over the last 30 years
userShubh Aggarwal
03 Jun 2020
NEWS

Bumrah should not run after county cricket: Akram

"Cricket has become too much today. A guy like Bumrah being a top bowler, India no.1, I would have suggested him to relax and not run after county cricket"
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PTI
10 May 2020
NEWS
Bumrah should not run after county cricket: Akram
"Cricket has become too much today. A guy like Bumrah being a top bowler, India no.1, I would have suggested him to relax and not run after county cricket"
userPTI
10 May 2020
NEWS

Sad that people still use my name to promote themselves: Wasim Akram

Wasim said even he could say a lot of negative things about others but refrained from doing so
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PTI
08 May 2020
NEWS
Sad that people still use my name to promote themselves: Wasim Akram
Wasim said even he could say a lot of negative things about others but refrained from doing so
userPTI
08 May 2020
ON THIS DAY

Hat-trick heroes

On the day Wasim Akram became the first bowler to pick two ODI hat-tricks, we revisit some other match-turning hat-tricks available on Youtube
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Cricket.com Staff
04 May 2020
ON THIS DAY
Hat-trick heroes
On the day Wasim Akram became the first bowler to pick two ODI hat-tricks, we revisit some other match-turning hat-tricks available on Youtube
userCricket.com Staff
04 May 2020
ONTHISDAY

The 'Cornered Tiger' wins the big prize

On this day in 1992 under the inspirational leadership of Imran Khan, Pakistan won their maiden World Cup title
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Anirudh Kasargod
25 Mar 2020
ONTHISDAY
The 'Cornered Tiger' wins the big prize
On this day in 1992 under the inspirational leadership of Imran Khan, Pakistan won their maiden World Cup title
userAnirudh Kasargod
25 Mar 2020
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