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Tag Archives: Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar: Turned down £175,000 county contract

KARACHI: “People hardly know about this story. I had a 175,000-pound contract with Nottingham. Then in 2002, I had another big contract. I left both when Kargil happened,” Says Akhtar. Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has made a sensational claim that he turned down a 175,000-pound county contract with Nottinghamshire ...

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Shoaib Akhtar takes a dig at BCCI, CA and ICC

LONDON: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar lashed out at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia (CA) as he fumed about economic inequality in cricket. Talking on a YouTube chat show, Shoaib Akhtar alleged that CA let incidents like the infamous Monkeygate controversy pass due ...

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Shoaib wants Pakistan to showcase 90s brand of cricket

BIRMINGHAM: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar wants green caps to showcase the late 1990s brand of cricket against England, for which Pakistan was known for, saying the whole world will be watching the series and the expectations are high. “Pakistan needs to play good cricket by making the right combinations after ...

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Shoaib Akhtar open to Indian bowling coaching job

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 ...

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SNOW IN LAHORE: Akhtar ripostes over Gavaskar’s remarks

LONDON: Legend Pacer Shoaib Akhtar has hit back at India’s batting great Sunil Gavaskar with a tongue-in-cheek remark after the latter downplayed the former’s idea of a three-match ODI series between Pakistan and India. Gavaskar, while speaking to TV pundit Ramiz Raja in a YouTube video, said that the chances ...

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