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Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar Urges Mohammad Amir To Be Mature And Make Comeback For Pakistan

May 26, 2021 PTI

Having already retired from Tests, Mohammad Amir quit international cricket last month alleging mental torture by the Pakistan Cricket Board

'Smartest Fast Bowler' Jasprit Bumrah Has Mastered The Art Pakistanis Used To Have Once: Shoaib Akhtar

Jan 01, 2021 PTI

Shoaib Akhtar is enamoured by Jasprit Bumrah's skill-sets and his ability to outwit a batsman in a mere "five seconds" from an ungainly run-up which isn't exactly a critic's delight


AUS Vs IND: India Stuffed Australia In A Sack And Thrashed Them - Shoaib Akhtar Roasts Aussies - WATCH

After hitting the nadir with 36 all out in Adelaide, the Indian team bounced back magnificently to level the series, beating Australia by eight wickets in the second Test in Melbourne

'It's An IPL Team,' Shoaib Akhtar Taunts ICC's Teams Of Decade For Ignoring Pak Cricketers

Dec 28, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

In a dig at the ICC, Akhtar said it seems ICC has forgotten that Pakistan also plays cricket internationally


Tour Of Australia: Shoaib Akhtar Reveals Rohit Sharma's 'Best Chance' To Take India Captaincy From Virat Kohli

Calls have been growing for split captaincy in the Indian team between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma since the latter Mumbai Indians to a fifth IPL title

10 September, 2020

PCB In Touch With Shoaib Akhtar For Chief Selector's Post, Player Says 'Discussions On'

PTI

The PCB has plans to removed head coach Misbah ul Haq from the chief selector's position and Shoaib Akhtar is being considered for the role


03 September, 2020

Criticised For Praising Virat Kohli And Other Indian Cricketers, Shoaib Akhtar Hits Back At Pakistani Fans

Outlook Web Bureau

Hailing Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma performance for India, former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar has slammed fans


08 August, 2020

MS Dhoni Kept On Hitting, 'I Got 'Frustrated': Shoaib Akhtar Admits Bowling Beamer Intentionally

Outlook Web Bureau

During the 2006 Faisalabad Test between India and Pakistan, MS Dhoni hit 148 off 153 balls to frustrate Pakistan bowlers, including Shoaib Akhtar


12 July, 2020

Coronavirus-infected Amitabh Bachchan Admitted To Hospital, Shoaib Akhtar 'Prays' For Speedy Recovery

Outlook Web Bureau

Minutes after Amitabh Bachchan confirmed that he has tested positive for coronavirus, Shoaib Akhtar wished the Bollywood icon speedy recovery with a special message


28 June, 2020

Coronavirus Test: Mohammad Hafeez Should Have Confronted PCB, Says Shoaib Akhtar

Outlook Web Bureau

A day after PCB announced that 10 cricketers, including Mohammad Hafeez, had tested positive for COVID-19, the former Pakistan captain shared a report claiming he has tested negative


22 June, 2020

Frightening Stuff: Liam Plunkett Recalls Shoaib Akhtar Threat On England Test Debut

IANS

Despite being teammates at Durham in County Cricket, Shoiab Akhtar reportedly sent across a threat to Liam Plunkett during a Test match


04 June, 2020

Pakistan's Investigative Agency Summons Shoiab Akhtar For 'Cyber Stalking'

PTI

The accusation was made against Shoaib Akhtar by PCB legal adviser Taffazul Rizvi in a complaint filed with the Federal Investigation Agency last week


02 June, 2020

Shoaib Akhtar Spills The Beans On Pakistan Super League Crisis, Says Some Team Owners Are Looking To Exit

PTI

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar also claimed he didn’t see PSL taking place for the next 16 to 18 months


26 May, 2020

In A Scathing Attack, Shoaib Akhtar Blames ICC For 'Finishing' Cricket

PTI

During a conversation with Sanjay Manjrekar, Shoaib Akhtar expressed his anguish at some of the playing conditions in white ball cricket, which has made it a game only for the batsmen


26 May, 2020

Virat Kohli And I Would Have Been Real Enemies: Shoaib Akhtar

IANS

Former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar admitted his admiration for Virat Kohli, and said that he and the India captain would have been the best of friends and enemies


21 May, 2020

Sachin Tendulkar Would Have Scored Insane Number Of Runs In Virat Kohli Era: Shoaib Akhtar

Outlook Web Bureau

Ever wondered how many runs Sachin Tendulkar would have scored in the current era of Virat Kohli? Shoaib Akhtar has the numbers and it's surreal


12 May, 2020

Fans Roast Shoaib Akhtar For Claiming He Can Dismiss Steve Smith On The Fourth Ball After Three 'Hurting Bouncers'

Outlook Web Bureau

It will take four deliveries for Shoaib Akhtar to send the world's premier batsman Steve Smith back in the hut even today, claimed the former Pakistan fast bowler and fans have their say


05 May, 2020

Want Salman Khan To Play Lead In My Biopic: Shoaib Akhtar

IANS

Shoaib Akhtar has always been a fan of Salman Khan, considering the number of times he has praised the Bollywood star


Photo Gallery

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav during a by-election campaign in Tarapur Bihar assembly constituency, in Jamui.

PTI Photo

Army officials carry the mortal remains of rifleman Yogambar Singh (27), to his village Sankari in Chamoli district. Singh was killed in an encounter with terrorists in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

PTI Photo

Family members and villagers attend the funeral of rifleman Yogambar Singh (27), at Sankari in Chamoli district. Singh was killed in an encounter with terrorists in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

PTI Photo

Pedestrians walk in rain at Connaught Place in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Arun Sharma

IIT’s first of its kind smart speed warning system to avoid road crashes being tested at NH-61 between Mumbai and Malshej Ghat.

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Opinion

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Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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