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newscricket2 months ago

Coaches shouldn't be held too accountable, it's the players who play the game, points Wasim Akram

Former Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram has expressed that he doesn’t think the coach is as accountable as the fans of the country hold them after the national team loses a game. Akram also revealed that it would be tough for him to coach the national team, owing to staying away from the family.
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newscricket2 months ago

India favorites to win the T20 World Cup, claims Wasim Akram

Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has predicted that India, who play fearless cricket in the T20 format, can win this year's T20 World Cup. He also went on to add that besides India, England and New Zealand are also title contenders, with the Windies boasting the ability to spring a surprise.
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newscricket2 months ago

Jasprit Bumrah is as valuable as Akram and Younis; one of the best in the world, opines Salman Butt

Salman Butt is of the opinion that Jasprit Bumrah is as valuable to the Indian team as Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis were to the Pakistani team in the 90s. Alongside that, Butt also insisted that Bumrah is a priceless asset and would easily be counted as one of the best bowlers in world cricket.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs ENG | They call me Wasim bhai because they feel my arm ball is very lethal, reveals Axar Patel

Axar Patel has stated that Rishabh Pant calls him Wasim Bhai is because of his arm ball that resembles the action of the great Wasim Akram. The Gujarat all-rounder has also added that he wanted the English batsmen to go for shots and commit errors after he created pressure with his accuracy.
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newscricket9 months ago

Back Babar to become Test captain as he is Pakistan’s future, expresses Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram has expressed that he wholeheartedly backs Babar Azam to take over the Test captaincy as he is the future of Pakistan cricket and can continue for a long time. He added that Pakistan is still stuck in 90s era with some batsmen only playing for their runs, which needs to change.
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newscricket9 months ago

Would love to see Indian players participate in PSL and vice-versa, claims Wasim Akram

Pakistan legend Wasim Akram feels that sports shouldn’t be a victim of politics and wished for the players of India and Pakistan to participate in the premier T20 leagues of their rivals. Due to political tension, Pakistan players have not participated in IPL since the tournament’s inaugural season.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs PAK | England owe Pakistan a return tour in coming years, reckons Wasim Akram

Pakistan’s Wasim Akram feels that England would need to show gratitude to the Pakistan cricketers by agreeing to tour the sub-continent nation in the coming years. Akram feels England owe Pakistan a return tour due to the sacrifices made by the visiting side to make the ongoing series a reality.
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newscricketa year ago

Legends react to 'forever friends' Dhoni and Raina bowing out of international cricket on same day

MS Dhoni's retirement took the cricket world by surprise on Saturday when he made the announcement on his official Instagram handle and, within minutes, Raina too, announced his retirement. Reactions started pouring in from the cricketing fraternity soon after the duo made their big announcement.
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newscricketa year ago

Would have picked Yousuf over Shahid Afridi in 1999, claims Aamer Sohail 

Making the claim that Shahid Afridi could neither bat nor bowl, Aamer Sohail said that he would have picked Mohammad Yousuf as the opener for the 1999 World Cup. The former skipper also revealed how Wasim Akram had said that Pakistan would have chosen to bowl had they won the toss in the final.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | PCB set to put an end to multiple roles with new ethics code

A 27-page code was approved in Board of Governors' last meeting, which could put an end to remove multiple roles held by the officials in the cricketing board. Misbah-ul-Haq and Wasim Akram might have to step down from their roles at the PCB or with their respective franchises in PSL.
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