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I cannot tolerate nonsense against coaches: Wasim Akram

May 29, 2021

Written By,

Payel Gosh

Former Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram clearly stated that he could not tolerate players humiliating their coaches and seniors. The veteran claimed that he hates it when coaches and senior members of the team are disrespected. He also disclosed that he doesn't wish to be a part of Pakistan's team management because of the heat and criticism they face from players and cricket fans. Wasim Akram is one of the greatest pacers to have played the sport. Thus, it might now be clear for all the cricket fans why he is not a part of Pakistan's staff members that consists of other former players like Waqar Younis and Misbah-ul-Haq.

I don't have the time to run PCB: Wasim Akram

On Cricket Pakistan's YouTube channel, Wasim Akram mentioned that although he has coached franchise teams, he didn't have the time to commit to the national team. However, with the kind of young talent in the Pakistan pace unit, Wasim Akram's presence could have helped the bowlers take their game to the next level. Thus, it remains to be seen whether Wasim Akram will join the Pakistan team management in the future or not.

Recently, Amir had disclosed that he was forced to retire as he wasn't getting the respect he deserved. While other numerous members of the cricket fraternity supported Amir in this episode, some have also been against him. Mohammad Amir was enlisted into the national team after his spot-fixing ban came to an end. Mohammad Amir also made some more allegations against Pakistan Cricket Board and also slammed the selection policy. 

Despite all the chaos, Wasim Akram feels that Mohammad Amir should be in Pakistan's T20 World Cup squad. The veteran believes that his inclusion in the team will be beneficial for the Men in Green. Akram stated that if Amir had opted to retire from Test cricket, it was his own decision, and no one should take offense to that. Amir will be seen in action representing Karachi Kings in the second half of the sixth season of the PSL. Amir featured in five games before the season was postponed due to COVID-19. In those games, he had scalped four wickets at an average of 38.75, an economy rate of 7.75.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh