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Sultan of Swing – Pakistan Cricketer Wasim Akram

August 21, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

Wasim Akram, a name which ruled the swing universe of cricket for a long while during the 90s, was conceived on third June 1966. He is an amazing bowler who was an explanation for Pakistan's brilliant period alongside the veteran Imran Khan, Waqar Younis, and the youthful Shoaib Akhtar. His faultless aptitude of swinging the ball earned him the title, 'King of Swing'.

Akram was conceived in Lahore and started his profession from Islamia College as an initial bowler and batsman. He was only 18 when the then commander of Pakistan cricket crew Javed Miandad saw this uncommon ability. He has chosen for the New Zealand visit. In his subsequent match, he took ten wickets and declared him with total strength. Those ten wickets were unique since it was just the start of his vocation; and the Pakistan group was short Imran Khan for that test coordinate. Later, Imran Khan's direction helped him to develop as one of the best and deadliest quick bowlers ever. Akram turned into the main bowler throughout the entire existence of One Day Internationals to scalp 500 wickets.

Wasim Akram - the ultimate king of success

Wasim played one of his most paramount matches in the 1992 world cup last. The two otherworldly conveyances with the old ball, which experienced the guard of Allan Lamb and Chris Lewis; stayed in each cricket fan's brain everlastingly and drove the match towards Pakistan. Nonetheless, the 1996 world cup indicated the contrary story as Wasim needed to miss the quarter-last against India at Bangalore because of injury. Pakistan lost, and Wasim turned into a national reprobate for skirting the match against India. In 1999 and 2003 World Cup, he additionally neglected to carry accomplishment to Pakistan.

In the test, Wasim demonstrated his splendor too and took upwards of 414 wickets. He accomplished the accomplishment of taking two cap stunts in the two organizations of the game. Although he was certifiably not an acclaimed every rounder, greetings bat frequently created tasteful innings. Test cricket saw him including 2898 runs with three centuries. The Country cricket likewise got a brief look at this legend as he took 374 wickets at a normal of 21.65 in 91 counterparts for Lancashire. There's a motivation behind why 'Akram for England' motto got well known. Wasim helped Pakistan to arrive at the top; and subsequently turned into a piece of 90s cricket old stories until the end of time.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh