NEW DELHI: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar said he is open to taking up the Indian bowling coaching job if there is an offer as his “job is to spread knowledge”. Akhtar expressed his willingness in an interview on social networking app ‘Helo’.
Asked if he would like to be associated with the Indian bowling unit in future, he responded in the positive. “I will definitely. My job is to spread knowledge. What I have learned is knowledge and I will spread it,” Akhtar said.
One of the fastest bowlers to have played the game, he added, “I will produce more aggressive, fast and more talkative bowlers than the current ones who will tell-off the batsmen in a way that you will enjoy a lot.”
He added that he would like to “coach” IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders, for whom he has played in the cash-rich T20 league’s inaugural edition.