Wasim Akram

‘Aliens do walk among us’

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram suggested Virat Kohli might be from another planet after the Indian batter's superb half-century guided them to a four-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan at the Twenty20 World Cup.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

I developed a dependence on cocaine: Wasim

Former Pakistan captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram has revealed that he was addicted to cocaine. The 1992 World Cup-winner said this in an interview to the Times, according to a BBC report. Akram said that he has made these revelations in his new autobiography that is soon to be released. Apart from playing a crucial role in Pakistan winning the 1992 World Cup, he also captained his country to the final of the 1999 ICC World Cup and is widely regarded as the best left-arm fast bowler to have played the game.

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

‘Aliens do walk among us’

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram suggested Virat Kohli might be from another planet after the Indian batter's superb half-century guided them to a four-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan at the Twenty20 World Cup.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Kapil Dev still can't sleep while recalling Miandad’s last-ball six

The fate of the 1986 Austral-Asia Cup final was almost in India's hands. Even until the last ball, the balance was in their favor. However, Pakistan won the match by hitting an extraordinary six in the last ball – an uncommon feat back in that era. India’s then captain, Kapil Dev, reveals he still can't sleep when he recalls that match.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Akram terms Kohli-Babar comparison a bit premature

All eyes will be on former India captain Virat Kohli when India meet Pakistan in their Asia Cup opener in Dubai on August 28.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

‘T20 is becoming more important than the 50-over format’

Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) cricket operations chairman said that they feel globally T20 is gaining more ground and becoming more important than ODI format. Jalal said the BCB are keen to take T20Is seriously going forward.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

McGrath still in love with ODIs

Australian fast bowling great Glenn McGrath is still in love with the 50-over format but has no hesitation in admitting that it does face a daunting challenge with the exponential popularity of T20 cricket. 

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Wasim Akram urges to scrap ODI permanently

Pakistan pace bowling legend Wasim Akram feels ODI cricket has become "run-of-the-mill" stuff now and wants the administrators of the game to scrap the format for good.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Wasim Akram rates Shafique’s knock as ‘one of the best from a Pakistani player’

The plaudits have come in thick and fast for first Test hero Abdullah Shafique with a former Pakistan great declaring his match-winning innings against Sri Lanka as one of the greatest he has ever seen from a Pakistan player.

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

ODI format faces the ultimate challenge

If anything is constant in this modern era, it is the need for continuous adjustments to fit the ever-changing landscape of the sport. Of late, a discernible urge for change in the cricketing world could be sensed with the 50-over format of the game set to take the brunt of the transformation.

July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018

Wasim Akram endorses Imran Khan ahead of Pakistan polls

Legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram takes to the social media platform Twitter to woo voters to support his former captain and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan.