I could have taken 1,500 wickets, Pakistan seamer who was a master of swing bowling says

Pakistan legend Wasim Akram said he could have taken 1,500 wickets during his career

Pakistan legend Wasim Akram: “If there was DRS in my time, I would have taken 1,000 Test wickets and if there had not been so many dropped catches off my bowling, then I would have taken 1,500 Test wickets”

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Legendary Pakistan left-arm seamer Wasim Akram has said that he could have taken 1,500 wickets in his illustrious career.

Wasim noted that he would have reached 1,000 wickets if there had been DRS during his time.

He added that if there hadn’t been so many catches dropped off his bowling, he would have picked up 1,500 wickets.

“If there was DRS in my time, I would have taken 1,000 Test wickets and if there had not been so many dropped catches off my bowling, then I would have taken 1,500 Test wickets,” Wasim was quoted as saying by Saj Sadiq on Twitter.

Wasim featured in 104 Tests and took 414 wickets at an average of 23.62.

He is also the second-highest wicket-taker in ODI history as he claimed 502 wickets in 356 matches at an average of 23.52.

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