Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi lavished reward over his former teammate Shoaib Akhtar and referred to as him a match-winner for Pakistan throughout their taking part in days.
Akhtar, who known as the ‘Rawalpindi Categorical’ for his explorable pace, had clocked 161.3 kph in opposition to England throughout a 2003 World Cup fixture. It has been a decade because the Rawalpindi-born pacer took retirement from worldwide cricket however his extraordinary document stays intact.
Shoaib Akhtar picked 444 worldwide wickets
Akhtar claimed 444 wickets from 224 matches throughout all codecs throughout his 14 years of worldwide profession. He was an absolute delight to look at when he was pitted in opposition to the top-class batters of his period, the enthralling battles would go away everybody in awe together with his bowling.
Shoaib Akhtar is an entire guide: Shahid Afridi
Akhtar performed 19 ODIs and eight T20 Worldwide matches underneath Afridi and the previous Pakistan skipper stated Akhtar would torment the batters together with his bowling sharpness.
“You possibly can’t describe him in a single phrase, he’s an entire guide,” Afridi stated on Saama TV.
“I’ve performed throughout eras, I’ve seen many quick bowlers, however Shoaib Akhtar’s power, his bravery has wrecked the batsmen over. The batsmen was underneath a lot stress whereas dealing with him. He was a match-winner and he has achieved nice issues for Pakistan,” Afridi added.
Akhtar additionally owns a YouTube channel on which he airs his opinions in an easy method and has been talking on many essential issues associated to the world of cricket. He has greater than 3 million subscribers on his channel and repeatedly uploads movies on it.
Akhtar performed three matches for Asia Lions underneath Misbah-ul-Haq’s captaincy within the Legends League Cricket and picked two wickets as they ended runners-up to World Giants, who gained by 25 runs within the ultimate. In November 2021, Akhtar stated he would bear a complete knee substitute in Melbourne.
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