Monday, 29 November 2021

Tag Archives: Wasim Akram

From hunted to hunter: The meteoric rise of Hasan Ali

LAHORE: It was February 2016, and the Pakistan Super League was in its inaugural season. The Peshawar Zalmi had just lost a match, and an unknown cricketer by the name of Hasan Ali was sent to the post match press conference to answer questions. In a way, he was a ...

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Tom Moody to coach PSL new team Multan Sultans

KARACHI: Former Australian cricketer Tom Moody has been appointed as the head coach of Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) new team Multan Sultans. The announcement was made by Multan Sultans Director of Cricket Wasim Akram during a ceremony to launch the team’s kit and logo in Karachi. “Tom Moody has great ...

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PSL franchise Multan Sultans reunite Wasim, Waqar

Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram will be reunited at the PSL’s newest franchise Multan Sultans. Younis will be the franchise’s mentor and head coach, while Akram will take the role of cricket operations director after deciding to leave Islamabad United. The official signing of the agreement, ESPNcricinfo understands, is expected to take place ...

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Misbah awarded honourary MCC membership

SYDNEY: Pakistan’s most successful Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been awarded Honourary Life Membership by the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) for his services to the game. Misbah was presented with the membership at Lord’s Cricket Ground during the rain-interrupted match between Afghanistan and the MCC XI earlier this week. Misbah ...

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Root praises ‘fabulous’ team performance

LONDON: Joe Root has praised a “fabulous” team performance as he started his reign as England captain in almost perfect fashion at Lord’s. “Everyone has played their part this week,” Root said after England completed a crushing 211-run victory. “It might not have been a six-for or a fifty, but ...

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Pakistan have made Champions Trophy truly memorable

Congratulations Pakistan. Exceptional performance in the final today. #CT17 — Steve Smith (@stevesmith49) June 18, 2017 Wow wow wow unbelievable performance by team green. It feels like deja’vu after winning the 1992 WCup. I am over the moon #PakistanZindabad — Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) June 18, 2017 Brilliant from Pakistan! Embraced ...

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Pakistan always produces competitive cricketers: Kapil Dev

MUMBAI: Former Indian captain Kapil Dev praised Pakistan’s performance in Champions Trophy 2017, particularly their win against England in the first semi-final of the tournament. “Despite there being hardly any local cricket matches in the country, Pakistan has managed to produce extremely competitive cricketers,” he said. “The situation in Pakistan is ...

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Careem appoints Wasim Akram as honorary CEO

LONDON: The Sultan of Swing former Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram has been appointed Honorary Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Careem Pakistan. Careem Pakistan, in its official announcement, said that the whole team is looking forward to Wasim Akram’s guidance and inspiration as their honorary CEO. “We hope you are just and ...

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Shadab says working on variations

LONDON: Wasim Akram and Dean Jones referred to him as “pure gold” when they first saw teenage leg-spinner Shadab Khan bowl. Now the 18-year-old Pakistani tweaker is beginning to make his mark globally, baffling batsmen with his guile and spin. Khan made his international debut in last week’s T20 series ...

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Pakistan celebrating 25th anniversary of 1992 World Cup victory

LONDON: Pakistan is celebrating the 25th anniversary of 1992 World Cup victory today. On this day Pakistan beat England in the final by 22 runs to lift the cup for the first time. The 92 World Cup was the first major international tournament to be played with white ball and black ...

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