Unfortunate no pace bowlers have asked me for advice, legendary Pakistan seamer who was uber fast says

Pakistan icon Shoaib Akhtar said it is unfortunate no fast bowlers have asked him for advice

Pakistan icon Shoaib Akhtar: “It is unfortunate that no Pakistani fast bowler has ever come to me for advice. Saqib is a very learned guy”

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Pakistan great Shoaib Akhtar said it is unfortunate that no fast bowlers have come to ask him for advice.

His comments come after England fast bowler Saqib Mahmood asked him to coach him during the Pakistan Super League (PSL), where he played for the Peshawar Zalmi.

The 24-year-old only featured in five matches as he missed the Abu Dhabi leg of the tournament.

However, in those five games, he was on fire as he took 12 wickets at an average of 12.08.

“It is unfortunate that no Pakistani fast bowler has ever come to me for advice. Saqib is a very learned guy,” Akhtar told PTV Sports as quoted by Cricket Pakistan.

In the recent three-match ODI series against Pakistan, which England won 3-0, Saqib claimed nine wickets at an average of 13.66.

As for the three-match T20 series, which England won 2-1, he picked up four wickets at an average of 28.

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