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England v Pakistan, 1st Test, Lord's

Mohammad Amir conjures the Wasim Akram dream

May 27, 2018: Leg-before or bowled, batsmen see both as equal defeats, but for the bowler the latter is the truest win

Osman Samiuddin at Lord's

Pakistan Super League

The Wasim-Waqar feud: a brief history

Aug 23, 2017: The two were deadly together with the ball, but never got along. Now, a possible reunion at Multan Sultans has been called off

ESPNcricinfo staff

PSL 2018

No Wasim-Waqar reunion for Multan Sultans

Aug 22, 2017: The prolific fast-bowling duo will not be working together after Waqar Younis failed to reach an agreement with Multan Sultans on becoming their head coach

Umar Farooq

PSL news

Multan Sultans reunite Wasim, Waqar for PSL

Aug 2, 2017: Waqar Younis will be the newly-formed franchise's mentor and head coach, while Wasim Akram will take the role of cricket operations director

Umar Farooq

Champions Trophy 2017

De Villiers sings Wasim Akram's praises

Jun 6, 2017: AB de Villiers used the build-up to South Africa's game against Pakistan as an opportunity to state his admiration for Wasim Akram, the best bowler he has seen

Firdose Moonda in Birmingham

T20 all-time XI

Guardians of cricket's galaxy

May 3, 2017: With the upcoming release of Guardians of the Galaxy Volume Two, in cinemas May 4, we present an all-time T20 XI that might represent cricket in an intergalactic showdown

Andrew Miller

Getting started with a six (or a couple of blobs)

Apr 11, 2017: Also, who has the most international hat-tricks? And is Misbah the oldest Test captain ever?

Steven Lynch

IPL news

Wasim Akram to miss 2017 season with KKR

Dec 10, 2016: Former Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram will not be the Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach for the 2017 IPL season because of "professional commitments and time constraints."

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan in England 2016

Pakistan exile is devastating for next generation - Wasim Akram

Aug 9, 2016: Wasim Akram says Pakistan's exile is having a devastating effect on the next generation of players coming through the ranks

Andrew Miller

'Match-fixing set Pakistan back by five or seven years'

Aug 6, 2016: Waqar Younis talks about being part of the set-up in the '90s, his stint as captain, and why the country's first-class system needs fewer teams

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

Pakistan news

Waqar 'regrets' issues he had with Wasim Akram

Aug 4, 2016: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis has expressed regret at the strained relationship he shared with Wasim Akram during their playing days

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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
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