Wasim Akram Stats Life Career
You have seen many bowlers in cricket but this all about the king of swing Wasim Akram. There is a vast detailed list of blowers who played magnificent innings in their career. In this one name is Wasim Akram who did an excellent job Pakistan’s cricket. Wasim Akram is a left-arm blowing action player. He took lots of wickets with his great arm action and swing ball deliveries. He is the only bowler who can put 6 unique deliveries in one over spell. This topic is to discuss about the Wasim Akram stats, Age, Life career and his personal profile.
Wasim Akram was born on 3rd June 1966 in Lahore. He did his intermediate education from the Government Islamia College Civil Lines. He was also in the college cricket team and played as opener batsman and bowler in the club team. Wasim Akram’s father, Chaudhary Muhammed Akram was from a village near Amritsar in east Punjab. Later on, they settled in Punjab, Pakistan. He became a diabetic patient at the early age of his career. In one of his TV interview, he told that it was shocking for me that sportsmen can be a patient of diabetes.
Huma Akram Wife & Children
Furthermore, in the year 1995, Wasim Akram married Huma Wasim Akram. Huma Wasim Akram was the first wife of Wasim Akram. Wasim Akram’s two sons Taimoor and Akbar born in 1996 and 2000 respectively. In the 25th October 2009, his Wasim Akram wife Huma Wasim Akram got died due to body organ failure in the private hospital of India.
Shaniera Akram Wife & Children
After that, on 7th July 2013 Wasim Akram got engaged to Australian lady Shaniera Thompson and on 12th August 2013, they got married. On 27th December 2014, Shaniera Akram blessed with a baby girl. His daughter from shaniera is Aiyla Akram.
Wasim Akram stats in his Career
- He was a club cricketer at the start of his career and rejected to bowel by his own club cricket team.
- He started his test career in 1985 against New Zealand and took 10 wickets in the second innings.
- He played the first international match of his career on the recommendation of Javed Miandad.
- He started his career of one-day innings against New Zealand in 1984.
- Wasim Akram got 5 wickets against Australia, In the one day World Championship of Benson & Hedges.
- In 1986 the Astro Aisa Cup Wasim Akram smashed the whole team of New Zealand on just 64 runs in the second semifinal with help of Abdul Kadir Khan. This is considered the biggest victory of Pakistan against New Zealand in one-day series.
- Wasim Akram completed his first 100 wickets against the West Indies team. In the same match, Wasim Akram privileged to take 5 wickets the second time. In this match, Wasim Akram did his first Hat-trick and all the batsman of West Indies got clean bold.
- Wasim Akram did his second Hat-trick in the Sharjah cricket stadium against Australia. Again in this Hat-trick, he smashed all three batsmen with the clean chit.
- Wasim Akram’s biggest achievement was the World Cup of 1992 in that match he changed the game direction by taking 2 continuous wickets of England.
- He was the man of the match in 1992 World Cup series final match against England.
- 1994 to 1996 Wasim Akram took 84 wickets in 39 matches.
- 1992 to 1998 Wasim Akram took 198 wickets in 131 matches of his one day career.
- In five years of his career, Wasim Akram thrilled with taking 14 times took 4 wickets in different matches.
- 104 test matches, Wasim Akram took 17 times man of the match award.
- Wasim Akram privileged with 4 times Hat-trick in International cricket matches.
- Sri Lankan player Malinga and Wasim Akram are the only players who did the most Hat-tricks in international cricket.
- 256 one day international matches. Wasim Akram privileged 22nd times with man of the match award.
- Wasim Akram is the only Pakistani player who was honored to play in all-time world XI test series squad
- At the time of the World Cup of 2003, Wasim Akram is the only player who got 500 wickets in one-day international matches.
- 2002 Wisdom issued all times the best players ranking list. In that list, Wasim Akram privileged with World’s best and biggest bowler award.
- He was selected as a bowling coach of the Kolkata knight riders team in the year of 2010.
- Nowadays Wasim Akram is performing his job as a Director of Pakistani Super League Team Islamabad United and bowling coach as well.