Shoib Akhtar-The Cricket Icon

Shoib Akhtar-The Cricket Icon ..................................................................... Once There Was A Boy:
Upto 12 Years He Can't Run,Because Of His Toe Both Of Them
Were Plate And Flat Foot As Well, But At The Age Of 18 He Start Cricket,
The People In Those Days Were Called Him as The First Terrorist Of The
Cricket World Because Of His Agresive Nature Quick Bowling.
Then He Bowled The Fastest Ball Of The History,
Which No One Bowled In 137 years Of Cricket Till Today.
Today He Leaving Us Because Of His Retirement from international Cricket
But No One Even Named Him,
No One Appreciated His 15 years GREAT serve.                                                                        
Which He Did For Pakistan,

He Played only for pakistan not for himself

people call him  ' Rawal Pindi Express'' .Shoaib Akhtar (born 13 August 1975 in Rawalpindi, Punjab.He belongs to a Punjabi Gujjar family. . Shoaib Akhtar is regarded as the fastest bowler ever in the history of cricket and has bowled fastest delivery officially recorded at a speed of 161.3 kph. Akhtar has a number of fast bowling records. He has bowled at speeds of 161.3kph, 160kph, 159kph and 158.4kph. The fastest three were against New Zealand in 2002 and the other three were against Sri Lanka in the same year. He is the first bowler in the history of cricket to have been recorded to bowl over 100 mph.

  Major teams                 Pakistan,Agriculture Development Bank of Pakistan, Asia XI,Chittagong Division, Durham, ICC World XI,Islamabad Leopards, Khan Research Labs,Kolkata Knight Riders, Pakistan International Airlines,Rawalpindi, Somerset, Surrey, Worcestershire      Batting and fielding averages

MatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCtSt
Tests 46 67 13 544 47 10.07 1313 41.43 0 0 53 22 12 0
ODIs 163 84 40 394 43 8.95 538 73.23 0 0 27 12 20 0
T20Is 15 6 3 21 8* 7.00 16 131.25 0 0 2 1 2 0
First-class 133 186 50 1670 59* 12.27     0 1     41 0
List A 221 123 45 877 56 11.24     0 1     35 0
Twenty20 38 19 5 75 14 5.35 76 98.68 0 0 4 5 7 0
Bowling averages
MatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10
Tests 46 82 8143 4574 178 6/11 11/78 25.69 3.37 45.7 10 12 2
ODIs 163 162 7764 6169 247 6/16 6/16 24.97 4.76 31.4 6 4 0
T20Is 15 15 318 432 19 3/38 3/38 22.73 8.15 16.7 0 0 0
First-class 133   20460 12265 467 6/11   26.26 3.59 43.8   28 2
List A 221   10627 8522 338 6/16 6/16 25.21 4.81 31.4 13 7 0
Twenty20 38 38 804 978 44 5/23 5/23 22.22 7.29 18.2 2 1 0

                           

Test debut Pakistan v West Indies at Rawalpindi, Nov 29-Dec 3, 1997
Last Test India v Pakistan at Bangalore, Dec 8-12, 2007


ODI debut Zimbabwe v Pakistan at Harare, Mar 28, 1998 
Last ODI New Zealand v Pakistan at Pallekele, Mar 8, 2011 


T20I debut England v Pakistan at Bristol, Aug 28, 2006 
Last T20I New Zealand v Pakistan at Hamilton, Dec 28, 2010 


First-class debut 1994/95
Last First-class Khan Research Laboratories v Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited at Rawalpindi, Jan 9-11, 2009 
List A debut 1993/94
Last List A New Zealand v Pakistan at Pallekele, Mar 8, 2011 
Twenty20 debut Lancashire v Durham at Manchester, Jun 24, 2003 
Last Twenty20 New Zealand v Pakistan at Hamilton, Dec 28, 2010 

                                                                                                                                                                             

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