Legendary Pakistani speed merchant Wasim Akram has claimed that the quality of bowling in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is a lot better than that in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He is the current bowling coach of the Pakistani cricket team.
Posessed the total package of the complete fast bowler.Wasim was the equivalent of a magician to fast bowling.At his best he reminded one of a musical composer with his extraordinary innovations of reverse swing.He could do things with a cricket ball that no pace bowler could ever do.He could bowl six different deliveries in an over.In the early part of his career almost bowled at express … 3. A fast bowler from Abbottabad won Pakistan's "King of Speed'' competition by bowling at a speed of 143 kph at legendary Wasim Akram's bowling camp in Karachi on Monday.
Wasim Akram (Urdu: وسیم اکرم ; born 3 June 1966) is a Pakistani cricket commentator, coach and former cricketer, captain of Pakistan national cricket team.He is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest bowlers of all time.
Considered as one of the best left-arm speed merchants the gentlemen's game has ever seen, Akram was also one of the founders of the reverse-swing and his fondly remembered for bowling the crucial spell against England in the 1992 World Cup that helped Pakistan taste World Cup glory for the first time in their rich cricketing history. I did not get to face Wasim as I was not chosen in the Test/ODI Indian squad , yet, I would like to quote a few good men here, BRIAN LARA :- "Oh, he was fast and furious. Whatever means he used to make the old ball swing, you still have to bowl it in the right place, at speed, and get your angles right, and he was an absolute master of the art.
Wasim Akram Profile at Wikipedia. Wasim took six for 10 in his spell and polished off the innings, as he so often did throughout his career. In 1992, Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis came under heavy criticism from the English Media, who accused them of ball-tampering, after the duo rattled England in their own backyard with reverse swing. His cricketing education was greatly accelerated by spending several seasons with Lancashire, whom he helped to win several one-day trophies.
It is indisputable that Wasim Akram is the greatest left-arm fast bowler there has been. Known for unnerving premier batsmen with his ability to swing the ball both ways during his iconic career, Akram has been associated with both T20 leagues post his retirement. Waqar Younis (Urdu: وقار یونس ; born 16 November 1971) is a Pakistani cricket coach, commentator and former cricketer who captained Pakistan national cricket team.A right-arm fast bowler, Waqar is regarded as one of the greatest bowlers of all time.