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Tag Archives: Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar believes England will win World Cup 2019

LONDON: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has picked England that he predicts would win the upcoming World Cup 2019, scheduled to begin in England and Wales on May 30. “The England cricket team once hold a reputation for not being serious with limited overs cricket, look at them now. ...

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Without Amir, team lack edge in pace attack: Shoaib Akhtar

KARACHI: Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his concern about Pakistan’s World Cup 2019 squad which was announced on Thursday. The former Pakistan fast bowler seemed dissatisfied with the pace attack without Mohammad Amir, who has not been named in the 15-man squad. Expressing this on Twitter, he wrote, “My biggest concern ...

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Shoaib Akhtar: ‘I am coming back’

LONDON: The world’s fastest-bowler Shoaib Akhtar made an intriguing announcement of his come back and challenged the youngsters to witness the real speed. The speedster posted a video on his official Twitter handle, said he will make a comeback on 14 Feb and teach kids of today what speed is. ...

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Shoaib Akhtar is doing personal attacks, says Banned Sarfraz

KARACH: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed has fired back at former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, as he arrives in Karachi from South Africa after the ICC’s suspension. “He (Shoaib Akhtar) is not criticising, he is attacking me personally,” said Sarfraz, while talking to media on his arrival. Sarfraz’s statement comes ...

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Shoaib Akhtar schools Indian journalist over mocking attempt

NEW DELHI: Former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has schooled an Indian journalist after she tried to mock the Pakistan cricket team over its defeat against India in the Asia Cup. In a video making rounds over the internet, Akhtar tells the anchorperson to speak to him with respect after she ...

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Shoaib Akhtar warns Pakistan cricket team against ‘tricky’ England

AFP LONDON: Former Pakistan pace sensation and record breaking fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has once again cautioned skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s men for tour of England and Ireland, as the speedster believes that the English conditions would prove ‘tricky’ for Pakistani batsmen. “The English conditions will prove to be tricky for ...

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Shoaib Akhtar appointed PCB’s brand ambassador

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed ex-cricketer and fast bowler as Advisor to Chairman Najam Sethi on Cricket/Brand Ambassador of the board. Sethi tweeted, “Shoaib Akhtar has been appointed Advisor to Chairman on Cricket Affairs/Brand Ambassador PCB”. Shoaib Akhtar has been appointed Advisor to Chairman on Cricket Affairs/Brand Ambassador ...

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Ice Cricket: Afridi’s Royals beat Sehwag’s Diamonds

ZURICH: Shahid Afridi-led Team Royals beat Virender Sehwag’s Badrutt’s Palace Diamonds by six wickets in the inaugural Ice Cricket contest at St Moritz resort in Switzerland. Batting first, Diamonds set a target of 165 before the Royals cantered home courtesy of a blistering 74 by Owais Shah. Earlier, the Diamonds ...

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Afridi, Sehwag and Shoaib Akhtar To Play Cricket On Ice

LONDON: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith and Shahid Afridi have joined a plethora of former cricketers for the inaugural St. Moritz Ice Cricket in Switzerland on February 8 and 9, 2018. While Afridi is playing regularly post his international retirement, the two-day T20 event in St. Moritz will be ...

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