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Wasim Akram


About Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram is a former Pakistani cricket player and a cricket commentator.

Personal Biography

Wife Huma

In October 09, his wife Huma passed away in Chennai, India after suffering multiple organ failure.

Professional Biography

In August 2010, Backing the selectors decisions recall veteran middle order batsman Mohammad Yousuf in the one-day team for the upcoming five match one-day series against England, Akram has said the experienced batsman's inclusion would boost the teams performance. He said that the appointment of a batting coach would not see any drastic change in the performance of the national teams players on the tour of England.

Wasim Akram in News

Sachin Tendulkar and Wasim Akram Announce the Launch of Naturals International in a Glitzy Event at Rixos The Palm Dubai
Business Wire IndiaNaturals chain of salons, the pioneer in the Indian beauty & hair salon industry just announced its entry into the international market at a grand event in Rixos The Palm Dubai. This announcement was made by none other than the master blaster, the legendary Sachin Tendulkar himself along with Pakistan cricket teams’ pride, Wasim Akram

STAR Sports 2 and STAR Cricket Geared Up for ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Coverage in Hindi and English with Cutting-Edge Production and Programming Initiatives

Series Poised Delicately as Both Teams Resume Battle at the Eden Gardens
STAR Cricket’s eminent Hindi presentation panel consisting of cricket experts and legends of the game like Kapil Dev, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Sourav Ganguly, Wasim Akram, Ramiz Raza and Arun Lal claimed that the rest of the England tour and the upcoming tours of Pakistan and Australia will pose an acid test for this new look Team India

ESPN STAR Sports Announces Grand Plans for ICC World Twenty20 2012

EasyMed Services, Inc. Signs Cricketing Great Wasim Akram to Launch Medical Passport in Asia and Middle East
EasyMed Services Inc. (CNSX: EZM)(OTCBB: EMYSF)(MUN: EY6) ("EasyMed" or the "Company") announces the signing of Pakistani cricket superstar Wasim Akram as the face of its Middle Eastern and Asian operations.

Pak cricketer Sami's career played out like a 'cruel tragedy': Expert
Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Sami has absorbed little, despite having access to some of the greatest fast bowlers that cricket has ever known, including Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, with whom his career overlapped in its initial two years, said expert Dr. Saad Shafqat.

'Shamed' Pak bowler Aamer eyeing swift return to cricket, says shrink
Disgraced Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Aamer is keen to make a swift return to international cricket, according to the psychologist who is helping him in his rehabilitation work.

Wasim Akram unaware of PCB's 'mentoring young players' offer
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) which recently announced the appointment of Wasim Akram as a mentor to emerging players during a camp scheduled to start this week, is yet to contact the former captain to seek his availability for the event.

PCB keen on Akram coaching emerging players at camp
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wants former Test captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram to coach at a camp for emerging players to be held at Gaddafi Stadium from June 20.

Pak must appoint bowling, batting coaches to help Whatmore: Basit Ali
Former Pakistan batsmen Basit Ali has said that Pakistan must appoint bowling and batting coaches to help head Dav Whatmore.

Akram says thrill, fun and pressure generated in Indo-Pak matches 'unmatched'
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said the thrill, fun and the pressure that is created during an India-Pakistan match is simply unmatched, and added that Sialkot Stallions' participation in this year's Champions League Twenty20 will be good for the recommencement of cricketing ties between both neighbours.

'Ambassador' Akram bats for revival of Indo-Pak cricketing ties
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said the invitation sent to Sialkot Stallions to play in October's Champions League Twenty20 tournament is the first step forward for reviving of cricketing ties between the two neighbouring countries.

Zia ul Haq eyeing Under 19 World Cup after significant South African tour
Pakistan left-arm pace bowler Zia ul Haq has said the recently concluded tour of South Africa played a significant role in his development as a cricketer, and now hopes to carry that good form though to the Under 19 World Cup in Australia in August.

Pak pace bowler Zia ul Haq says 'Wasim Akram has always been my inspiration'
Pakistan left-arm pace bowler Zia ul Haq has described legendary Wasim Akram as his inspiration

Pak cricketer Junaid Khan recovers from knee injury
Left-arm Pakistani pace bowler Junaid Khan is said to have recovered from his knee injury and is now all set to join Lancashire County Cricket Club as their overseas player this year, Dawn.com reported on Saturday.

'Injured' Pak pacer Junaid optimistic about international cricket future
Pakistan's fast bowler Junaid Khan is optimistic about his future in international cricket despite being laid low by injury.

Azhar Mahmood hoping to fire for Kings XI Punjab in IPL
Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has he had been fortunate enough to enjoy a lot of success in twenty over cricket and he hopes that the trend continues in India.

Akram calls senior players "liability" to back Dhoni's controversial rotation policy
Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram has backed Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's controversial rotation policy, saying that there was a "good reason" behind the move, as senior players were either "not in his control" or had become a "liability".

Waqar Younis urges ICC to review five-year ban on spot-fixer Amir
Former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to review its five-year ban on young fast bowler Mohammad Amir over a spot fixing scandal.

Ajmal rises to No.2 spot as Rehman breaks into top 10 of ICC Test Player Rankings
Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has risen to the number two spot and his spin partner Abdur Rehman has broken into the top 10 for the first time in his career in the ICC Player Rankings for Test bowlers, after the conclusion of the Abu Dhabi, Adelaide and Napier Tests.

Afridi to skip most of Bangladesh Premier League to feature Pak-England series
Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi has said he will skip a major part of the Bangladesh Premier League to play in the limited overs series against England.

Akram says England's rants against Ajmal's doosra action "boring and stale"
Pakistan's pace-bowling legend Wasim Akram has slammed the British press for raising doubts over off-spinner Saeed Ajmal action while delivering 'doosras'.

McDermott advise to pacers transforms Oz bowling attack
Australia's bowling coach Craig McDermott advise to his pacers to consistently pitch the ball five metres from the stumps, a good metre closer than they had become accustomed to, has seemingly transformed the team's attack.

Pakistan Cricket Board forms seven-member 'Task Team' for domestic cricket
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has assigned a recommendatory role to former cricketers Zaheer Abbas, Javed Miandad, Intikhab Alam, Moin Khan, Imtiaz Ahmad, Sarfraz Nawaz, Moin Khan in a seven-member 'Task Team' for domestic cricket.

Wasim Akram wants 'one coach, not three' to "guide" Pakistan
Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram has urged the nation's cricket authorities to appoint a single head coach rather than three separate ones for bowling, batting and fielding.

Akram vows to 'walk any mile' to raise awareness about diabetes
Former Pakistan skipper and veteran bowler Wasim Akram, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the peak of his cricketing career, has vowed to ake people aware about how to lead a normal life with the condition.

Former cricketers slam Pakistan for first Test draw with Sri Lanka
Former Pakistan cricketers have criticised the national team for losing a golden opportunity to win the first Test against Sri Lanka in the UAE.

Afridi's decision to return to international cricket 'appreciable': Waqar
Former Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has welcomed former captain Shahid Afridi's decision to withdrawn his decision of retiring from international cricket, but said that the all-rounder should not have revealed his 'bitter dispute' with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to the media.

Akram backs Dean Jones as right foreign candidate for Pakistan coach job
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has backed former Australian batsman Dean Jones for the position of Pakistan cricket coach.

Majeed's claim about Oz cricketers being 'biggest' match fixers 'true': Basit Ali
Former Pakistan cricketer Basit Ali has backed alleged bookmaker Mazhar Majeed's claims that Australian players were "the biggest" when it came to rigging games.

Dean Jones says he was 'so ready to break Sarfraz's nose' for match-fixing accusations
Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that he was 'so ready to break the nose' of former Pakistan bowler Sarfraz Nawaz some five years ago in Islamabad, for his 'ridiculous' match-fixing allegations.

Delhi blast suspects sent to judicial custody till November 8
The September 7 Delhi High Court blast suspects Amir Abbas Dev and Wasim Akram Malik were today sent to judicial remand for 14 days.

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