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Pakistan news

Former Pakistan players' response to coach job irks Akram

May 8, 2016: Wasim Akram has criticised former Pakistan players who refused to apply for the Pakistan head coach role through the channels set up by the PCB

ESPNcricinfo staff

World T20 2016

Akram interrupted on live TV show in Mumbai

Mar 28, 2016: Wasim Akram, the former Pakistan captain, had a live shoot for an Indian news channel interrupted on Sunday night in Mumbai

ESPNcricinfo staff

The fast man and the leggie

Oct 26, 2015: It's a bowling partnership not peculiar to Pakistan but highly identifiable with the country

Osman Samiuddin

Pakistan v England 2015-16

Pace, spin and controversy

Oct 10, 2015: We look back at six encounters between Pakistan and England that became iconic (sometimes for the wrong reasons)

Andrew McGlashan

Pakistan news

Wasim Akram safe after being shot at in Karachi

Aug 5, 2015: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has been shot at while travelling in his car to the National Stadum in Karachi. Reports in the Pakistan media indicate that he is safe

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World Cup 2015: Pakistan

Pakistan pick up pace as Waqar loosens reins

Mar 8, 2015: Early into the World Cup, Pakistan's campaign was in danger of disintegrating quickly. But Waqar Younis' approach of allowing the side time to settle has helped them pull things together and find momentum

Firdose Moonda in Auckland

The Cricket Monthly

Who is the greatest ever ODI cricketer?

Mar 6, 2015: Sachin Tendulkar, Wasim Akram, Adam Gilchrist, Viv Richards, and MS Dhoni are the leading contenders for the crown of the greatest one­-day cricketer of all time, in a poll conducted by the Cricket Monthly

Men of the Finals

'Forget about no-balls. Just bowl fast'

Dec 17, 2014: When Wasim Akram swung Pakistan to their first global title


Akram gets into the swing of things

Oct 30, 2014: Wasim Akram's performance in the 1992 final is all the more astonishing when viewed in the light of the circumstances

Vishal Dikshit

India news

Wasim Akram sees big role for Zaheer Khan

Feb 20, 2014: Wasim Akram, former India bowling coach Eric Simons and former India fast bowler TA Sekhar all think Zaheer Khan still has a role to play for India

Nagraj Gollapudi

Wasim Akram: the gift that keeps on giving

May 6, 2013: All these years after he retired, we're still seeing his legacy play out in Pakistan cricket

Saad Shafqat

Pakistan news

'I'm not a magician' - Akram

Apr 20, 2013: Wasim Akram has said he will encourage Pakistan's latest breed of fast bowlers to adopt an aggressive approach in order to be successful

Umar Farooq

IPL news

Akram takes break as KKR bowling coach

Feb 25, 2013: Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Wasim Akram will not be available this IPL season because he wants to spend more time with his family

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan in India 2012-13

Wasim's tips on inswing helped me - Junaid

Jan 7, 2013: Junaid Khan, the Pakistan left-arm fast bowler, has credited the former fast bowler Wasim Akram for helping him develop the incoming delivery against the right-handers

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Pakistan news

Akram offered coaching role by the PCB

Aug 9, 2012: The PCB has made a formal offer to Wasim Akram for a short-term coaching role for young fast bowlers

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Quick picks

Jun 10, 2012: Five all-time great fast bowlers who had pace as well as every trick in the book

Ashley Mallett

Commonwealth Bank Series 2011-12

Wasim Akram reveals Starc advice

Feb 7, 2012: Mitchell Starc's presently irresistible blend of swing, speed and direction is all in the wrist - the result of a fiendishly simple piece of advice from Wasim Akram

Daniel Brettig

Greatest Partnerships

Deadly duos

Dec 15, 2011: Cricket is a game of partnerships. Here are five that can go down in history

George Dobell

Pakistan news

Akram offers to coach young Pakistan fast bowlers

Oct 17, 2011: Wasim Akram, the former Pakistan captain, has offered his services tp the PCB as a part-time bowling coach

Umar Farooq

The best new-ball pairs

Shining with the new ball

Oct 10, 2011: Fast-bowling pairs down the years who were irresistible when they opened the attack

S Rajesh
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