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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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Pakistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2011

Akram puzzled by Pakistan selection

Aug 8, 2011: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has questioned the decision to rest fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Umar Gul for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe

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Wasim Akram

'I'm fed up with the attitude of the senior players'

Jul 14, 2011: Why does Pakistan cricket go off the rails as often as it does? Wasim Akram thinks it's not just the administration that's at fault

Faraz Sarwat

Pakistan news

Akram questions Misbah appointment

May 21, 2011: Wasim Akram, the former Pakistan fast bowler, has questioned the PCB's decision to appoint 36-year-old Misbah-ul-as Haq as the limited-overs captain

ESPNcricinfo staff

'Would have been great to walk out with Bradman' - Tendulkar

Oct 26, 2010: Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist, Dennis Lillee and Wasim Akram react at being picked in ESPNcricinfo's all-time World XI

ESPNcricinfo staff

Tendulkar only current player in ESPNcricinfo all-time World XI

Oct 25, 2010: Four Australians and three West Indians make it to the side. Warne, Gilchrist and Akram other recent players to feature

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Pakistan v South Africa in UAE 2010

A joke to not consult captain or coach - Akram

Oct 18, 2010: Wasim Akram has criticised the PCB and its selection committee for not consulting the coach and captain prior to selecting the Pakistan squads for the upcoming tour of the UAE

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v South Africa in UAE 2010

Akram shocked by Misbah appointment

Oct 10, 2010: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has expressed shock at the appointment of Misbah-ul-Haq as Test captain for the upcoming series against South Africa

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