Let’s hurt somebody, Pakistan pace demon Shoaib Akhtar admits bowling bouncers on purpose to Australia hero

Pakistan pace demon Shoaib Akhtar said he wanted to hurt somebody and purposely bowled bouncers to Ricky Ponting

Shoaib Akhtar: “I wanted to see if Ricky can match my pace and I was purposely bowling bouncers [to] see if I could beat him”

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Pakistan pace demon Shoaib Akhtar admitted that he purposely bowled bouncers to iconic Australia batsman Ricky Ponting during a Test match in Perth in 1999.

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Australia bowled many bouncers at him, but he didn’t back down, Mohammad Yousuf appreciates Pakistan batsman’s toughness

Mohammad Yousuf said Australia bowled many bouncers at Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali, but he didn't back down

Mohammad Yousuf: “Australia bowled a lot of bouncers at him but the way he showed his mettle and stuck around in the middle. He kept on leaving the ball, this shows the experience that he has played a lot of Test cricket, which also [benefited the] team”

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Mohammad Yousuf lauded Pakistan top order batsman Azhar Ali for not backing down even though Australia’s bowlers tried to unsettle him by bowling many bouncers.

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His bouncers were lethal, Afridi says while crowning Pakistan cricketer the fastest bowler ever

Shaheen Shah Afridi said Shoaib Akhtar's bouncers were lethal and he was the fastest bowler ever

Shaheen Shah Afridi: “It will be beneficial for me, if I can bowl bouncers like Shoaib Akhtar. Shoaib [Akhtar] bhai was the fastest bowler and I would like to add a bit more pace like him in my bowling”

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Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi crowned legendary speedster Shoaib Akhtar the fastest bowler ever and said he had a lethal bouncer.

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