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Waqar Younis apologises for cutting cake of Wasim Akram's Birthday during Ramzan

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 June 2018, 13:41 IST
(Hindustan Times)

The former captain and legendary Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis issued a appolgy to fans for cutting a cake along with Ramiz Raja on Wasim Akram’s 52th birthday during the holy month of Ramzan. The incident happened during the second Test match between England and Pakistan in Leeds.

Wasim Akram was the hero of the 1992 World Cup final, It was Akram's dream spell in which he created the way toward's the pavilion for England's Allan Lamb and Chris Lewis in back-to-back deliveries enabling Pakistan to lift the 1992 World Cup.

 

Wasim never played any first-class cricket and directly made his debut for National Team. He also had the honour to lead the side. He played 104 Tests and 356 ODI's in his international career.

He was born on 3 June 1966, regarded as the greatest left-arm spinner of all the time. Wasim scalped 414 Test wickets with an average of 23.62 and became the first bowler in ODI to reach the 500-wicket mark in ODI's finished his career with 502 wickets with an average of 23.52.

Interestingly, his career coincided with some of the world finest ODI's batsman in the opposition, like Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Dean Jones, Martin Crowe, Sourav Ganguly, Mark Waugh and many more.

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First published: 5 June 2018, 13:41 IST
 
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