Shoaib Akhtar …. Furious not Fast

Pakistan’s express pace man Shoaib Akhtar said he was no longer interested in bowling faster. Just imagine if James Dean had said he was giving up screen stardom for slippers, a pipe and an armchair by the fire. Shoaib is speed. The man, with his powerful, low-centred frame, reeks of … Read more

England v Pakistan at Cape Town, 22 Feb 2003

ENGLAND PULL OFF STUNNING VICTORY Three balls after he had reduced Pakistan to 78 for eight, White sent Pakistan spiralling further towards defeat whenWaqar Younis was turned and the ball looped up to Knight in the gully. Shoaib Akhtar enjoyed himself with some wild swinging and authentic strokes to take … Read more