Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar


Batting Style Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Fast
Age 48 years

22 Jan 2023

Pakistan Cricket Team

Shoaib Akhtar pulls out of his biopic, warns makers: Details 

In a shocking announcement, Shoaib Akhtar has disassociated himself from his biopic 'Rawalpindi Express - Running against the odds'.

10 Aug 2022

Pakistan Cricket Team

Pakistan's veteran pacer Shoaib Akhtar undergoes knee surgery: Details here

Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar recently underwent knee surgery.

23 Dec 2021

Ravi Shastri

Legends Cricket League: Akhtar, Jayasuriya picked in Asia Lions squad

Shoaib Akhtar, Shahid Afridi, and Sanath Jayasuriya have been drafted into the Asia Lions squad for the Legends Cricket League.

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.

26 May 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

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.

21 Apr 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

'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.

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

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

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

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.

05 Feb 2020

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

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.

03 Feb 2020

Pakistan News

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.

31 Jan 2020

Mohammed Shami

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

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

02 Nov 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

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.

16 Oct 2019

Virat Kohli

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.

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.

06 Aug 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

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.

28 Jul 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

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.

19 Jun 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

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.

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.

30 Jan 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

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.

23 Dec 2018

Virat Kohli

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.

22 Dec 2018

Sania Mirza

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.

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.

28 Oct 2018

Virat Kohli

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.

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

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

20 Jun 2018

Bharti Airtel

Did Airtel bow down to bigotry? Here's their official response

On Wednesday, Airtel released a long statement to clarify that the telecom operator did not bow down to a discriminatory request by a customer, wherein she had asked to speak to a non-Muslim executive.

01 Mar 2018

Sachin Tendulkar

'Sachin special' - On this day in 2003

15 years have flown by since the legendary Sachin Tendulkar scored one of the best ever innings in ODI cricket.

Switzerland graces for Sehwag-Akhtar showdown

They have been longstanding rivals and now Virender Sehwag and Shoaib Akhtar will renew their rivalries but this time on an ice field rather than the 22 yard strip.