Shoaib Akhtar

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New Zealand beat Pakistan in first T20I: Records broken

18 Dec 2020

New Zealand beat Pakistan in first T20I: Records broken

New Zealand beat Pakistan in the first T20I at Eden Park on Friday.

NZ tour: Pakistan name squad, Babar Azam appointed Test captain

11 Nov 2020

NZ tour: Pakistan name squad, Babar Azam appointed Test captain

Pakistan have announced a 35-member squad for the upcoming tour of New Zealand in December.

IPL 2020: Anrich Nortje aims to bowl the fastest delivery

17 Oct 2020

IPL 2020: Anrich Nortje aims to bowl the fastest delivery

South African fast bowler Anrich Nortje recently admitted that he wants to bowl the fastest delivery in world cricket.

Shoaib Akhtar slams Babar Azam, calls him an 'insecure captain'

31 Aug 2020

Shoaib Akhtar slams Babar Azam, calls him an 'insecure captain'

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar slammed Babar Azam for being passive in the second T20I against England.

Pakistan cricket squad to leave for England on June 28

20 Jun 2020

Pakistan cricket squad to leave for England on June 28

The Pakistan cricket squad is set to leave for England on June 28 to play three Tests and three T20Is.

ICC has finished cricket in last ten years: Shoaib Akhtar

26 May 2020

ICC has finished cricket in last ten years: Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar slammed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for making the game batting-friendly.

'Would have killed Wasim Akram,' Shoaib Akhtar on match-fixing

21 Apr 2020

'Would have killed Wasim Akram,' Shoaib Akhtar on match-fixing

Former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar opened up on match-fixing with rising number of cases in the country.

'I was clueless against Mohammad Asif', says Kevin Pietersen

14 Apr 2020

'I was clueless against Mohammad Asif', says Kevin Pietersen

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes Mohammad Asif is the most fearsome seamer he has faced throughout his career.

Dhoni should hang boots with dignity, feels Shoaib Akhtar

12 Apr 2020

Dhoni should hang boots with dignity, feels Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar believes this is the ideal time for Mahendra Singh Dhoni to retire with grace.

Kapil Dev shoots down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion on Indo-Pak series

09 Apr 2020

Kapil Dev shoots down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion on Indo-Pak series

Former Indian captain Kapil Dev shot down Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion to have an India-Pakistan series to raise funds which can help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Wasim Akram terms Pakistan 'Brazil' of cricket

05 Apr 2020

Wasim Akram terms Pakistan 'Brazil' of cricket

Veteran bowler Wasim Akram believes Pakistan is the "Brazil" of cricket in terms of talent.

#ThisDayThatYear: Virender Sehwag rules Multan with a triple century

29 Mar 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Virender Sehwag rules Multan with a triple century

On March 29, 2004, former Indian opener Virender Sehwag etched his name in the record books with an uncanny batting display.

Shoaib Akhtar lashes out at Indian bowlers: Here's why

09 Feb 2020

Shoaib Akhtar lashes out at Indian bowlers: Here's why

Visitors India succumbed to a 22-run defeat in the second of the three-match ODI series against hosts New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday.

Yashasvi Jaiswal garners immense praise from Shoaib Akhtar

05 Feb 2020

Yashasvi Jaiswal garners immense praise from Shoaib Akhtar

Rookie Indian opener Yashasvi Jaiswal scaled new heights with his unbeaten century, as he propelled India U-19 to the final of the ongoing World Cup.

Kohli's India reminds me of Imran's Pakistan: Sanjay Manjrekar

03 Feb 2020

Kohli's India reminds me of Imran's Pakistan: Sanjay Manjrekar

In an interesting statement, former Indian batsman Sanjay Manjrekar said the incumbent Virat Kohli-led Team India is reminiscent of Imran Khan's Pakistan.

Here's what Shoaib Akhtar said about Mohammed Shami's tactical bowling

31 Jan 2020

Here's what Shoaib Akhtar said about Mohammed Shami's tactical bowling

India were in a precarious position on Wednesday, as they looked on the verge of losing the third T20I against New Zealand, in Hamilton.

Four-day Tests a conspiracy against Asian teams: Shoaib Akhtar

06 Jan 2020

Four-day Tests a conspiracy against Asian teams: Shoaib Akhtar

The cricketing world continues to debate about the efficacy and utility of four-day Tests, as proposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Afridi's daughter performed 'aarti' after watching Indian-show, he smashed TV

30 Dec 2019

Afridi's daughter performed 'aarti' after watching Indian-show, he smashed TV

Shahid Afridi, the former captain of the Pakistani cricket team, is being brutally slammed on social media, all thanks to an old interview of his in which he passed bigoted remarks.

Shoaib Akhtar praises Team India after T20I series win

12 Nov 2019

Shoaib Akhtar praises Team India after T20I series win

The Indian cricket team beat Bangladesh 2-1 in the recently-concluded T20I series and win the trophy.

I was surrounded by match-fixers, says Shoaib Akhtar about teammates

02 Nov 2019

I was surrounded by match-fixers, says Shoaib Akhtar about teammates

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar recently accused his teammates of match-fixing on a talk show.

Here's what Shoaib Akhtar said on Virat Kohli's captaincy

16 Oct 2019

Here's what Shoaib Akhtar said on Virat Kohli's captaincy

Indian captain Virat Kohli has been making headlines of late, especially in the Test format, having led his team to a successful stint so far.

Shoaib Akhtar rates this Indian as 'king of reverse swing'

08 Oct 2019

Shoaib Akhtar rates this Indian as 'king of reverse swing'

The Indian bowling attack has been making headlines of late, especially with the influx of great pacers in the form of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami.

Misbah-ul-Haq modifies diet plans for Pakistan players: Details here

17 Sep 2019

Misbah-ul-Haq modifies diet plans for Pakistan players: Details here

Pakistan's newly appointed head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has made a bold move to change the diet and nutrition plan of the Pakistan players.

Ranking the greatest ODI knocks of all-time

05 Sep 2019

Ranking the greatest ODI knocks of all-time

Cricket is considered to be one of the most exciting form of sports in the world.

I still regret the 2003 World Cup against India: Akhtar

06 Aug 2019

I still regret the 2003 World Cup against India: Akhtar

Pakistan have endured a tough time against arch-rivals India in the ICC World Cup.

Happy birthday James Anderson: A look at his unbreakable records

30 Jul 2019

Happy birthday James Anderson: A look at his unbreakable records

Veteran England fast bowler James Anderson turned 37 on Tuesday.

Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Amir may settle down in UK

28 Jul 2019

Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Amir may settle down in UK

Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Amir, who recently announced his retirement from Test cricket, is contemplating to settle down in the United Kingdom.

Akmal wants Imran Khan to take action against Pakistan team

21 Jun 2019

Akmal wants Imran Khan to take action against Pakistan team

Former Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal has asked his country's Prime Minister Imran Khan to intervene and take strict action against the men's cricket team.

Sarfaraz Ahmed became a captain by accident: Aaqib Javed

19 Jun 2019

Sarfaraz Ahmed became a captain by accident: Aaqib Javed

Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed is continuing to face the flak from every corner after his team's shabby performance in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019.

Here's what legends said post India's win over Pakistan

18 Jun 2019

Here's what legends said post India's win over Pakistan

India came up with a splendid performance to triumph arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2019 on Sunday.

Happy birthday Sachin Tendulkar: Reliving his best knocks

24 Apr 2019

Happy birthday Sachin Tendulkar: Reliving his best knocks

The greatest ever batsman to have graced the cricket field, Sachin Tendulkar is celebrating his 46th birthday today.

Tainted Sarfraz Ahmed terms Shoaib Akhtar's criticism as personal

30 Jan 2019

Tainted Sarfraz Ahmed terms Shoaib Akhtar's criticism as personal

Pakistan cricket team skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has lashed out at former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar for making personal attacks on him, after he was suspended by the ICC.

Australian journalist mocks Virat Kohli- Here's why!

23 Dec 2018

Australian journalist mocks Virat Kohli- Here's why!

Dennis Freedman, an Australian journalist tweeted a video, mocking Indian captain Virat Kohli's on-field antics in the recently concluded Test in Perth.

Hello world: Sania Mirza shares picture of her baby Izhaan

22 Dec 2018

Hello world: Sania Mirza shares picture of her baby Izhaan

Tennis star Sania Mirza shared the first picture of her baby, Izhaan Mirza Malik, on social media a short while ago.

New Zealand defeat Pakistan in first Test: Here're records broken

19 Nov 2018

New Zealand defeat Pakistan in first Test: Here're records broken

New Zealand defeated Pakistan in the first Test match of the ongoing three-match series.

Watch: The most bizarre 360 degree bowling action

08 Nov 2018

Watch: The most bizarre 360 degree bowling action

The BCCI and the Indian cricket team shared a video of a bizarre 360-degree bowling action, unlike anything that we have ever seen before.

Shoaib Akhtar sets Indian skipper Virat Kohli a new challenge

28 Oct 2018

Shoaib Akhtar sets Indian skipper Virat Kohli a new challenge

Indian skipper, Virat Kohli is enjoying the form of his life. He has already scored three consecutive centuries against West Indies in the ongoing ODI series.

Shoaib Akhtar calls himself 'Don of Cricket', gets trolled

09 Oct 2018

Shoaib Akhtar calls himself 'Don of Cricket', gets trolled

Indian cricket fans roasted Shoaib Akhtar on social media platform Twitter after the former Pakistani fast bowler called himself the 'Don of Cricket'.

Shoaib Akhtar scolds a journalist for her 'unprofessional' question

26 Sep 2018

Shoaib Akhtar scolds a journalist for her 'unprofessional' question

You can't toss out emotions when it comes to India v/s Pakistan cricket matches.

Ahmed Shehzad fails dope test, suspended by PCB

12 Jul 2018

Ahmed Shehzad fails dope test, suspended by PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board has provisionally suspended batsman Ahmed Shehzad after he failed a dope test while playing in a domestic league in April-May, this year.