Wasim Akram – Profile, career and stats

Wasim Akram is Pakistan’s best pace bowler statistically. He was the Man of the Match of the 1992 World Cup final that Pakistan won.

Wasim Akram is the highest wicket-taking pacer of ODI cricket. In Test Cricket, he holds the record for most wickets for Pakistan.

Wasim Akram made his international debut in 1984 for Pakistan. He represented Pakistan in 460 matches, taking 916 wickets.

What is Wasim Akram’s birthdate?

Wasim Akram was born on 3rd June, 1966.

What is the hometown of Wasim Akram?

Wasim Akram was born in Lahore.

What is the nickname of Wasim Akram?

‘Sultan of Swing’ and ‘Wazz’.

Who was the toughest batter that Wasim Akram has ever bowled to?

Martin Crowe.

Who is the favourite captain of Wasim Akram?

Imran Khan.

Who is Wasim Akram’s idol sportsman?

Jahangir Khan (squash).

What was the jersey number of Wasim Akram?

Wasim Akram wore number 1 on his back in his playing days.

Who is the wife of Wasim Akram?

Wasim Akram is currently married to Shaniera Akram of Australian descent. He was previously married to (late) Huma. Wasim Akram has two sons from his first wife.