Wasim Akram introduced and placed into PCB Hall of Fame
CRICDOT DESK : Wasim Akram is one of the first-class rapid bowlers to have performed the sport at the best level. He has bowled many match-prevailing spells for Pakistan in his illustrious profession that lasted for almost decades. Akram turned into one of the pioneers of the opposite swing together with the capacity to make the ball do the speaking even on lifeless wickets. It has been 19 years for the reason that tempo legend bid adieu to worldwide cricket however lately, he has obtained an honorable point out through the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
The `Sultan of Swing` has been inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame for his excellent contribution to cricket. Wasim Akram turned into provided with a commemorative cap and plaque through the West Indies legend in addition to an ICC Hall of Famer Sir Vivian Richards previous to the begin of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2022 league recreation among Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, which additionally occurs to be Akram`s domestic floor.
Feel privileged to have obtained this high-quality honour from Sir Vivian Richards: Wasim Akram
After PCB published the video of the previous Pakistan skipper`s Hall of Fame induction on their legit Twitter handle, Akram got here ahead stated that could be a blessing for him to have served his us of a and to be stated for that.
“I sense privileged to have obtained this high-quality honour from Sir Vivian Richards, one of the maximum iconic figures in cricket, and at a venue that remained my domestic floor throughout my gambling profession. I additionally need to praise the Pakistan Cricket Board for launching this initiative to realise and well known the contributions of former cricketers,” turned into quoted as announcing through Indian Express.
“It has been an honour to symbolize Pakistan over 18 years throughout which I performed in 460 worldwide fits. Every wicket and each run I scored in those fits turned into priceless. I can`t thank God Almighty sufficient for imparting me the possibility to serve this high-quality us of a at the best level.
“I need to thank all my fanatics who’ve been my best strengths. Their help has been invaluable. I additionally need to thank my own circle of relatives and buddies who stood beside me throughout this awesome journey,” he added.
In his a success cricketing profession from 1984 to 2003, Akram took 916 wickets and accrued 6,615 runs on the worldwide area in 104 Tests and 356 One Day Internationals. He turned into an quintessential member of Pakistan`s first and simplest ODI World Cup triumph in 1992 and turned into named the Man of the Match withinside the very last at the enduring MCG. The southpaw had additionally led the Men In Green to the finals of the 1999 World Cup wherein they misplaced to Australia.