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  • 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.

  • Pakistan cricketers celebrate arrival of World XI

    Pakistan players are overjoyed by the return of international cricket to Pakistan after PCB announced the September World series tour.

  • Arrest warrant for Wasim Akram

    A local court in Karachi on Tuesday issued arrest warrants against former star cricketer Wasim Akram, after he failed to appear before the court during last 31 hearings of a case, it has been learnt.

  • Lankans have pace, but need to swing: Akram

    Legendary Pakistani paceman Wasim Akram said that Sri Lanka had a promising crop of fast bowlers despite their traditional reliance on spin after holding a coaching session with the islanders Thursday.

  • Shakib on the verge of unique milestone

    Bangladesh ace allrounder Shakib Al Hasan is just two wickets away from becoming the only man in world cricket to be his country's most successful bowler in all three forms of the game.

  • 'England trio's return will have impact'

    Legendary fast-bowler Wasim Akram says that the return of Ben Stokes and James Anderson will prove to be pivotal for the English cricket team when they face Pakistan in the second Test at Old Trafford.

  • 'He must enjoy the game'

    Pakistan legend Wasim Akram says expected hostility from England fans will not deter convicted spot-fixer Mohammad Amir from leading his country's bowling attack when he returns to the scene of his crime at Lord's next week.

  • Sultan of Swing turns 50

    The man who is recognized as one of the greatest fast bowlers in the history of cricket and ranked as the best bowler in one-day internationals of all time by Wisden reaches the 50-year milestone of his life today.

  • ‘If I had to bowl at him, I will be worried’

    Regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers in the history of the game and the holder of the world record for most wickets in List A cricket (881), Wasim Akram says in an interview that he would be concerned if he had to bowl at India’s batting genius Virat Kohli.

  • 'Fizz has the same skills Wasim had'

    Fearsome South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has joined the Mustafizur Rahman fan club, paying the Bangladeshi left-arm paceman perhaps the highest compliment that can be paid to left-handed pace bowlers. His latest Indian Premier League outing on Tuesday for

  • SRK treats Shakib to ‘Fan’

    Shakib Al Hasan, Wasim Akram and Jaques Kallis among KKR stars who were given a private screening of Shah Rukh Khan's new movie, Fan.

  • Waqar Younis

    Waqar laments Pakistan's 'sad story' exit

    Amid the joyous tumult at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, there were a few quiet voices searching for answers.

  • Sachin and Shane sell cricket to New Yorkers

    Retired international cricketers will play T20 matches in two teams, Sachin’s Blasters and Warne’s Warriors in various venues across the United States of America.

  • Pakistan may not play in India for security reasons

    Zaheer Abbas, International Cricket Council (ICC) President fears for Pakistan players' security during the World T20 in India next year.

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    How simple is spotting a no-ball?

    Since it is considered to be the most minionly of an umpire's many minion tasks, checking no-balls is mistakenly assumed to be an easy job.

  • Man who fired at Wasim Akram apologises

    The prime suspect involved in a road-rage shooting incident with former captain of Pakistan cricket team, Wasim Akram, has submitted a written apology to the cricket legend.

  • Shots fired at Wasim Akram's car

    Former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram's car has been fired at in Karachi, the country's commercial capital. He escaped unhurt.

  • Pakistan cricketer Younis Khan

    Younis deserves recognition: Wasim Akram

    Pakistan’s pace bowling legend Wasim Akram says Younis Khan deserves place amongst pantheon of greats in Test cricket,

  • Kolkata Knight Riders

    RR, KKR face off in must-win encounter

    The 54th match of IPL 2015 between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders at Brabourne Stadium could well be a contest between Royals' batsmen and Knight Riders' spinners.