#Shoaib Akhtar

11 Feburary.Lahore, Pakistan
Shoaib Akhtar made fun of the anthem of the Pakistan Super League, which is titled 'Aaj Dekhe Ga Crowd Mera Groove TV Pe'. (Photo Credit: YouTube Screengrab/Shoaib Akhtar)

  • “Is this how you're taking PSL brand up? Going down every year," Akhtar said
  • "You guys have scared my children. They haven't been talking to me for three days because of you": Akhtar
  • He sarcastically said he is willing to take the Pakistan Cricket Board to the court for the anthem

8 January.Karachi, Pakistan
Mohammad Sami was the first bowler to register hat-tricks in all formats. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Mohammad Sami's 164 kmph delivery was hit through the covers by Sourav Ganguly
  • ICC didn't record the ball's speed citing 'faulty measurements'
  • "I took three wickets in four overs but they changed my spell," Sami said

28 December 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar lashed out at the ICC for snubbing Babar Azam in its T20 Team of the Decade. (Photo Credit: Screengrab/Youtube/Shoaib Akhtar)

  • ICC named 4 Indians in its T20 Team of the Decade, with MS Dhoni as skipper
  • Babr Azam is currently the second-ranked batsman in the ICC T20 rankings
  • Shoaib Akhtar said ICC is ruining the game for money

28 November 2020.Auckland, New Zealand
Shoaib Akhtar has played 163 ODIs and 46 Tests for the Pakistan cricket team. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Shoaib Akhtar)

  • Shoaib Akhtar was irked when New Zealand Cricket threatened to call off the tour in case they  breach COVID-19 protocols
  • This comes after seven Pakistanci cricketers tested positive for COVID-19
  • The Pakistan cricket  team arrived in New Zealand on Tuesday


18 November 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
There have been growing calls for a split captaincy given Rohit Sharma's success in the shorter formats. (PTI Photo)

  • Rohit Sharma will only be available for the Test series against Australia
  • Virat Kohli will return to India after the first Test to attend the birth of his first child
  • Rohit Sharma has led Mumbai Indians to five IPL titles and captained India to Asia Cup glory in 2018

8 November 2020.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Sachin Tendulkar, who perfected the art of playing the upper-cut, answered questions from his fans. (Photo Credit: Facebook/Sachin Tendulkar)

  • Sachin Tendulkar said playing the upper-cut was all instinct
  • He talked about how he changed his strategy of dealing with bouncers
  • Tendulkar said his quick thinking had rattled fast bowlers

26 August 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
England's James Anderson, center, celebrates with teammates his 600th test wicket after dismissing Pakistan's captain Azhar Ali. (Photo Credit/AP/PTI)

  • James Anderson is the first fast bowler to take 600 Test wickets
  • Only Anil Kumble, Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan are ahead of him now
  • Anderson said he believes he can take 700 Test wickets

9 August 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah during a training session (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Jaspritbumrah93)

  • Shoaib Akhtar said Bumrah will likely not be able to continue his workload given his unorthodox action
  • Akhtar praised Bumrah for his bravery and skill
  • Bumrah will be seen in action for Mumbai Indians in the upcoming IPL 2020

8 August 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Shoaib Akhtar admitted that he purposely bowled a beamer to MS Dhoni during a Test match in 2006. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Shoaib Akhtar)

  • Dhoni scored his maiden Test century in that match
  • He hit Akhtar for three fours in an over
  • Frustrated, the Pakistan pacer bowled him a beamer, but later apologised 

7 August 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Shoaib Akhtar made the comments in an interview with Pakistan's ARY News. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Shoaib Akhtar)

  • He said, he couldn't understand why civilian sector and armed forces can't work in together
  • Akhar said that if given a charge, he would increase the budget by 60%
  • Pakistan's defence budget for 2020-21 is $7.85 billion