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Wasim Akram Sultan of Swing

Wasim Akram Sultan of Swing, Hat-tricks list, Biography, Family, International commentator and coach

Wasim Akram Sultan of Swing

One name stands out as a representation of skill and decency in the world of cricket, Wasim Akram.
This is the story of a cricket genius who rose from humble beginnings in Pakistan to become one of the best fast bowlers in the history of the game. Cricket Magician and Sultan of Swing, Wasim Akram is now an international commentator and coach, one of the all-time legends the world has ever produced.

Wasim Akram Sultan of Swing

Early years and Cricket passion

Wasim Akram’s early years
* Wasim Akram The Sultan of Swing was born on 3 June 1966 in Lahore, Pakistan and his passion for cricket started at an early age. He spent countless hours playing in small streets in his early years, honing his skills that eventually made him a household name. 

* Wasim’s skill was not undervalued. His quick rise through the cricket ranks allowed him to earn a spot in the Pakistan national team at the age of 18. His unique swing and dexterity set the stage for a remarkable career.

Full Name:- Chaudhry Wasim Akram Arain
Nickname :- Sultan of Swing
Height:- 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Bowling:- Left-arm fast
Batting:- Left-handed
National side:- Pakistan (1984–2003)


 * Wasim Akram bowled like a showman. He was a global nightmare for batsmen due to his proficiency with both swing and seam. The stadiums were astonished, the batsmen were astonished and the ball seemed to dance to their rhythm.

* Wasim won 17 Man-of-the-Match awards in 104 Tests and 22 Man-of-the match awards in ODIs. He took four hat-tricks in international cricket. Two in ODIs and two in tests. As a result, he shares the record for most international hat-tricks with Lasith Malinga.

* The World Cup win of international cricket that Wasim Akram was most proud of. The cricket world saw Akram’s brilliance in the 1992 World Cup. His all-round performance proved that he can perform well on the big stage and helped Pakistan to victory.

Captaincy Stint

* Akram’s Leadership Journey During his time as captain, Akram demonstrated his leadership qualities. The team thrived under his direction, and he was acknowledged as a player and a strategic leader for steering the team through both victories and disappointments.

* Personal Battles
Throughout his life, Akram had to face challenges on and off the field. He courageously faced everything, from illnesses to personal tragedies that tested his resilience. His ability to make a comeback not only proved what a good cricketer he was but also how strong he was from within.

Last Test:- 8th May 2002 Vs Bangladesh
Last ODI:- 4th March 2003 Vs Zimbabwe

Wasim Akram Sultan of Swing

Hat-tricks and Award

The Government of Pakistan awarded him the Hilal-e-Imtiaz on March 23, 2019 for his lifetime achievements in the field of cricket. 

Wasim Akram The Sultan of Swing took two hat-tricks in the ODI.

1) Againt West Indies ODI number 570 in Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah, 14 October 1989

• Jeff Dujon (b)
• Malcolm Marshall (b)
• Curtly Ambrose (b)

2) Again, Australia, ODI number 631 in Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah, May 4, 1990

• Merv Hughes (b)
• Carl Rackemann (b)
• Terry Alderman (b)

The first Pakistani to take a hat-trick in a test match

1st Test Hat-Trick vs Sri Lanka in Pakistan

1) Romesh Kaluwitharana
2) Niroshan Bandaratillake
3) Pramodya Wickramasinghe

2nd Test Hat-trick Vs Sri-Lanka in Pakistan

1) Avishka Gunawardene
2) Chaminda Vass
3) Mahela Jayawardene

* Akram’s legacy and impact outside cricket: His humanitarian work
His influence extends beyond the game of cricket. His humanitarian activities, which mostly target the healthcare sector, reflect his commitment towards improving society. The cricket hero is now a humanitarian and is using his influence for the benefit of society.

* Coaching and Analysis: Wasim’s second inning : Akram’s cricket career did not end with his retirement. He will continue to be a coach and analyst for the sport he loves. His cricket observations and commentary help cricket fans around the world.

Wasim Akram Family

* Wasim Akram’s first wife, Huma, passed away on October 25, 2009, at Apollo Hospital in Chennai. They had two sons from their marriage of 14 years. Tahmoor and Akbar.
Wasim Akram is married to Shaniera in 2013, an Australian, and she is a social worker in Australia. He had his first daughter, Aiyla.
This son, Tahmoor Akram, is an MMA fighter and lives in America.

Wasim Akram Sultan of Swing

FAQ Wasim Akram The Sultan of Swing

1.Wasim Akram the first player to achieve an important feat in cricket?
Indeed, Akram’s unmatched bowling ability is evident as he was the first man to achieve the unusual milestone of 400 wickets in One Day Internationals.

2. Which honor has Wasim Akram won for his services to cricket?
He has been awarded many honours, including the prestigious Hilal-e-Imtiaz for his extraordinary contribution to cricket.

 3. Did he ever think of making a career apart from cricket?
Although cricket was still his main passion, Akram’s adaptability extended off the field as well, exploring possibilities in coaching and commentary.

4. What is the name of Wasim Akram’s son?
Wasim Akram’s son’s name is Tahmoor Akram. He is an MMA fighter.

5. Nickname: The Sultan of Swing.

Wasin Akram could swing new and old balls on both sides of the wicket, and he perfected the reverse swing, which is extremely dangerous near the end of a bowling innings and has given many batsmen nightmares. Hence, he got the nickname. Wasim Akram The Sultan of Swing.

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KL Rahul height 5f 11 inch, Tattoo, Controversy, Wife

KL Rahul height

Born on April 18, 1992, in Bangalore, Karnataka,
KL Rahul (Kannanur Lokesh Rahul) is an Indian international cricketer. He is a tall elegant right-handed batter and a wicketkeeper. The only player from India to record an ODI century on his debut.
He is the captain of the Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL. He also plays for Karnatake at the domestic level and is currently the vice captain of the Indian Cricket Team.
Rahul is married to Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty, the daughter of Suniel Shetty.

KL Rahul height, Tattoos, Controversy

KL Rahul Education

Rahul’s father, K. N. Lokesh, is a professor in the department of civil engineering at the National Institute of Technology, Karnataka. And his mother, Rajeshwari, is a professor at Mangalore University.
Rahul grew up in Mangalore, completing his high school at NITK English Medium School and his pre-university at St. Aloysius College. He started cricket training at the age of 10 and, two years later, started playing matches for both Bangalore United Cricket Club and his club in Mangalore. At age 18, he moved to Bangalore to study at Jain University.

KL Rahul height, Tattoos, Controversy

Cricket debut

Rahul made his first-class cricket debut for Karnataka in the 2010–11 season. In the same season, he represented India at the 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

* He made his debut in the Indian Premier League in 2013 for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He made his international debut in 2014 against Australia in the Boxing Day Test match in Melbourne. Two years after his Test debut, Rahul made his one-day international debut in 2016 against Zimbabwe. Later on the same tour, he made his T20I debut. KL Rahul is the first and only Indian cricketer to score an ODI century on his debut. 

KL Rahul height, Tattoos, Controversy

KL Rahul’s height is 5 feet 11 inches, which is 180 cm. He has many tattoos on his body.

KL Rahul height, Tattoos, Controversy

Controversy

Rahul has been suspended pending an inquiry into their misogynistic comments during the Koffee With Karan show. In the show, Hardik Pandya and Rahul talked about their relationships, crushes, favorite movies, actors, and actresses in 2019

KL Rahul height 5f 11 inch, Tattoo, Controversy, Wife

IPL

Punjab Kings (2018–2021) and Lucknow Super Giants (2022–present)

* He was acquired by Kings XI Punjab for INR 11 crore, the joint-third highest price, in the 2018 IPL Auction. He broke Sunil Narine’s record in the team’s opening game of the season by scoring the fastest fifty runs in IPL history in just 14 balls.

* Rahul was kept by Kings XI Punjab for the 2019 campaign. Rahul was selected as the season’s vice captain. Against the Mumbai Indians, he hit 100 runs off of 64 balls for his first IPL century. KL scored 593 runs this season at a strike rate of 135.38 and an average of 53.90.

* Prior to the 2021 Indian Premier League, Rahul was still named captain by the Punjab Kings. He was the team’s leading scorer for the whole 2021 Indian Premier League season with 626 runs.


* Rahul left the Punjab Kings before 2022 and was selected as captain by the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) for INR 17 crore, making him and Virat Kohli the two highest-paid cricket players in the IPL.

* Rahul made his first century for Lucknow against Mumbai on April 16, 2022 (103* off 60). Eight days later, he scored another perfect hundred (103* off 62) against the same opponents.

* In his first season with LSG, Rahul guided his team to the playoffs, but in the end, they lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the elimination round. Rahul was his team’s top scorer with 616 runs at an average of 51.33 and two hundreds during the season. 
For the 2023 campaign, Rahul will continue to lead the Lucknow Super Giants as captain.

FAQ

KL Rahul state and mother tongue

State:- Karnataka, and mother tongue is Kannada

Rahul's wife name

Athiya Shetty, Bollywood Actress

What KL stands for ?

Kannanur Lokesh Rahul

KL Rahul tattoo

He is a big fan of tattoos and has nine tattoos on his body.

KL Rahul height

KL Rahul height is 5 feet 11 inches, which is 180 cm.

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2023 Cricket World Cup Points Table

ICC World Cup Record

Winners List

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ICC World Cup Record

Most Runs in a Single World CupRuns
Virat Kohli765 (2023)
  
Most Centuries in a Single World CupIndia
Rohit Sharma5 (2019)
  
Most CenturiesIndia
Rohit Sharma6
Sachin Tendulkar6
  
Most Runs in a World CupIndia
Sachin Tendulkar2278
  
Highest Run in an InningsNew Zealand
Martin Guptil237 Not Out
  
Most Wickets in a World CupAustralia
Glenn McGrath71 ( 1996-2007)
  
Best BowlingAustralia
Glenn McGrath7/15, 2003, Vs Namibai
  
Most Wicket in a Single World CupAustralia
Mitchell Starc27 ( 2019)
  
Most Wicket-Keeper DismissalsSrilanka
 Kumar Sangakkara54
  
Most CatchesAustialia
Ricky Ponding28
  
Lower Score 36 by Canada Vs Srilanka
  
Highest Score417/6 By Australia Vs  Afghanistan
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Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar Height, The Arjuna Award in 1994, The Khel Ratna Award in 1997, The Padma Shri in 1998, Bharat Ratna in 2013, India's highest civilian award

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Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, born on April 24, 1973, in Mumbai, India, He is called by the nick name Little Master, Master Blaster. His height is 5 feet, 5 inches. He has right-handed batting, right-arm leg breaks, and right-arm off breaks.
Wife, Anjali Tendulka. Daughter Sara Tendulkar and son Arjun Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has received several awards from the government of India.
The Arjuna Award in 1994
The Khel Ratna Award in 1997
The Padma Shri in 1998
The Padma Vibhushan in 2008
Bharat Ratna in 2013, India’s highest civilian award. 

Virat Vs Sachin

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Sachin T20 Stats

The early days of Sachin Tendulkar

* Sachin Tendulkar was raised at Bandra East’s Sahitya Sahawas Cooperative Housing Society. Sachin has a childhood interest in cricket and tennis. In particular, he held American player John McEnroe in high regard. As a mark of his passion for the game, Tendulkar also frequently wore headbands and wristbands and carried a tennis racquet. In 1984, Tendulkar was introduced to cricket by his older brother, Ajit. At Shivaji Park in Dadar, Ajit introduced him to cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar.

* In their first encounter, Sachin Tendulkar performance was subpar. Ajit confided in Achrekar that he wasn’t playing his natural game because he felt self-conscious about the coach watching him. Ajit observed from behind a tree and asked the coach to give him another chance to play. Appearingly unnoticed, Tendulkar performed far better this time and was admitted to Achrekar’s academy.

* Achrekar was pleased by Tendulkar’s skill and suggested that he change his educational location to Sharadashram Vidyamandir School, a Dadar institution that has turned out a number of well-known cricket players.

* In late 1984, he made his cricketing debut for Sharadashram. Tendulkar had previously attended the New English School of the Indian Education Society in Bandra (East). Achrekar also provided him with morning and evening coaching at Shivaji Park.
Tendulkar played club cricket in addition to scholastic cricket. Playing for the John Bright Cricket Club, he made his Kanga Cricket League debut in 1984 at the age of 11. He was a member of the Cricket Club of India starting in 1988.

Sachin Tendulkar Height

Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli

* At the age of 14, Tendulkar trained as a fast bowler at the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai in 1987. However, his coach, Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee, was not impressed and recommended that Tendulkar concentrate on his batting instead.

* Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli, who were both playing for Sharadashram, batted together for an uninterrupted 664 runs in a Lord Harris Shield interschool match against St. Xavier’s High School in 1988. Tendulkar finished the tournament with over 1,000 runs and 326 (not out) in that game. Up until 2006, when it was surpassed by two young cricket players in Hyderabad, India, this partnership stood as the record in all of cricket. 

* Tendulkar was chosen, at the age of 14, to play for Bombay in the 1987–88 Ranji Trophy. Despite this, he was frequently deployed as a substitute fielder and did not make it into the starting eleven in any of the matches. Tendulkar became the youngest Indian to make a century on his first-class cricket debut on December 11, 1988, when he made his debut for Bombay against Gujarat at Wankhede Stadium, one year later at the age of fifteen years and thirty-two days. Tendulkar finished the match with a century not out.

* At 16 years and 205 days, Tendulkar became the youngest player to make an Indian Test debut. At 16 years and 238 days, he became the youngest player to make an Indian ODI debut. Tendulkar, just 16 years and 205 days old, played his first Test match in Karachi against Pakistan in November 1989. Prior to being bowled by Waqar Younis, who was also making his debut in that game, he scored fifteen runs. He was renowned for his ability to withstand multiple strikes to his body inflicted by the Pakistani pace attack. 

* He was struck in the nose during the fourth and last Test match in Sialkot by a bouncer bowled by Younis, but he refused medical attention and carried on batting despite his nose gushing blood. Despite his small stature of 5 feet 5 inches, he had no trouble controlling the short deliveries of the quick bowlers. He made a lot of friends, and Wasim Akram is his best friend. He loved facing his fast and swing deliveries.

What is Sachin Tendulkar Height

Sachin Tendulkar height is 5 feet, 5 inches, and he is called Little Master Blaster.

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2023 Cricket World Cup Points Table

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup
1st Semi-Final, November 15, 2023, Wankhede. 2:00 PM D/N
India Vs New Zealand

2nd Semi-Final, November 16, 2023, Edin Gardens 2:00 PM D/N
Australia Vs South Africa

India Vs Australia

Final, Sunday 19th NOV 2023, 2:00 PM
(D/N), Ahmedabad

Australia won by 6 wickets. Man of the match, Travis Michael Head

India's 2024 T20 World Cup Schedule

India will have to wait until the next ICC trophy event. June 1–June 29, 2024 is when the T20 World Cup is planned to take place. This spectacular event will be jointly organized by the United States and the West Indies. The USA and the Caribbean will be hosting the World Cup for the first time.

DateFixturesVenueTime
    
Wed Jun 5, 2024INDIA vs IRELANDNew York8:30 PM
    
Sun Jun 9, 2024INDIA vs PAKISTANNew York8:30 PM
    
Wed Jun 12, 2024USA vs INDIANew York8:30 PM
    
Sat Jun 15, 2024INDIA vs CANADAFlorida8:30 PM

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