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Shoaib akhtar

Aug 07, 2020 06:50
Cricket fans remember the altercations Akhtar had with Harbhajan and Virender Sehwag while even getting Rahul Dravid riled up with his antics. read more
Aug 04, 2020 14:25
Former Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar suggested that Younis Khan should have been training youngsters in the national academy and the team’s batting coach’s position should have gone to another batting great Mohammad Yousuf. read more
Aug 02, 2020 10:51
Most Indians remember the six that Sachin hit on the bowling off Akhtar at the 2003 World Cup. Akhtar has already mentioned that he had his big moments against the ‘Master Blaster’ but most forget those due to the iconic six. read more
Aug 01, 2020 13:20
Ahead of the 2011 World Cup semifinal match between India and Pakistan, Ashish Nehra received help from Shoaib Akhtar and Shahid Afridi. read more
Jul 23, 2020 07:41
Akhtar indicated that it was the influence of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that ‘saved’ Harbhajan Singh during the controversy surrounding Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds. read more
Jul 22, 2020 11:06
Sourav Ganguly, who was dropped after returning from the Zimbabwe tour in 2005, said he never lost confidence because he knew he had scored runs against the likes of Glenn McGrath, Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar. read more
Jul 13, 2020 17:24
Amitabh Bachchan and his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, who were admitted to a hospital in Mumbai after testing positive for coronavirus, are “clinically stable”, hospital sources said on Monday. read more
Jul 07, 2020 17:49
Former Pakistan captain Shahif Afridi said Sachin Tendulkar obviously won’t accept that he was scared to face Shoaib Akhtar but Afridi claimed he had seen it while fielding at covers or at mid-off that Sachin had hard times against Akhtar in some of his spells. read more
Jul 01, 2020 14:33
Aakash Chopra, who was part of the India squad that travelled to Pakistan in 2004, recalled when former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq gifted t-shirts to the Indian Cricket Team. read more
Jun 28, 2020 19:10
A day after PCB announced that 10 cricketers, including Mohammad Hafeez, had tested positive for COVID-19, the former Pakistan captain shared a report claiming he has tested negative. read more
Jun 28, 2020 14:09
Shoaib Akhtar said he had met Sushant Singh Rajput when he was in India in 2016 and he regrets not talking to the 34-year-old actor, who starred in MS Dhoni’s biopic ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’. read more
Jun 24, 2020 15:53
In a recent interaction on chat show ‘Homerun with AV’ with sports commentator Arun Venugopal on his YouTube channel Gethist Creative, Piyush Chawla recalled the moment when he got Sachin Tendulkar out in 2005. read more
Jun 22, 2020 15:38
Plunkett said Akhtar issued him a warning before his debut Test and the incident took him by surprise since he had played county cricket with the former Pakistan fast bowler. read more
Jun 20, 2020 08:34
Waqar Younis could only watch as Sachin Tendulkar took apart the famed Pakistani pace bowling attack which comprised him, strike partner Wasim Akram and the express paceman Shoaib Akhtar in 2003. read more
Jun 16, 2020 13:29
Wahab Riaz made himself available for the tour, which includes three Tests and as many T20 internationals. Riaz, who has appeared in 27 Tests, 89 ODIs and 31 T20Is in what has been an injury-hit career, had taken an indefinite break from first-class cricket last year to focus on the shorter formats. read more