I’m better than you, Pakistan icon Shoaib Akhtar on two players he got into a fight with

Pakistan icon Shoaib Akhtar said he wanted to show Justin Langer and Matthew Hayden that he was better than them

Shoaib Akhtar: “In the 2005 series, me and [Justin] Langer got into a fight. Me and [Matt] Hayden got into a fight. It’s verbal, not physical. I wanted to display my talent [and show] that I am better than you”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar recalled how he got into a verbal fight with iconic Australia openers Justin Langer and Matthew Hayden.

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Only needs a few balls to be destructive, Matthew Hayden on Pakistan youngster bowling 151 kph

Matthew Hayden said Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi only needs a few balls to be destructive

Matthew Hayden: “The white ball does not swing for a long time in T20 cricket, in particular, it seems to be a number of balls, not a number of overs. Those number of balls can be destructive”

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Legendary Australia opening batsman Matthew Hayden said Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi only needs a few balls to be destructive.

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Champion human being, Matthew Hayden on Pakistan player who gave him the Quran

Matthew Hayden said Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan is a champion human being

Matthew Hayden: “Mohammad Rizwan and I sat on the floor for half an hour and talked through the Quran. I am reading a bit of it each day. Rizwan is one of my favourite individuals, a champion human being”

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Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden said Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan is a “champion human being”.

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They want to be like Shoaib Akhtar or Brett Lee, Matthew Hayden on talented Pakistan youngsters

Matthew Hayden said many young Pakistan bowlers want to be like Shoaib Akhtar or Brett Lee

Matthew Hayden: “There is a string of young fast bowlers in Pakistan who are sitting in the wings who want to be like Shoaib Akhtar or they want to be Brett Lee”

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Ex-Australia opening batsman Matthew Hayden has revealed that there are plenty of talented young bowlers in Pakistan who want to be like Shoaib Akhtar or Brett Lee.

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Suddenly bowling 150 kph, Hayden on electrifying Pakistan player who came from humble beginnings

Matthew Hayden said Pakistan pace bowler Haris Rauf is suddenly bowling 150 kph

Matthew Hayden on Haris Rauf: “He’d never played hard-ball cricket, he got spotted, and suddenly now he is bowling 150 kph for his country”

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Former Australia opening batsman Matthew Hayden said Pakistan speedster Haris Rauf came from humble beginnings and is suddenly now “bowling 150 kph for his country”.

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Different cup of tea when facing his pace, Matthew Hayden on lightning quick Pakistan speed demon

Matthew Hayden said it's a different cup of tea when facing Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi's pace

Matthew Hayden: “The Indian batters had been facing 130 kph deliveries for the last month during the IPL. It’s a different cup of tea when you are facing someone running and bowling at Shaheen Shah Afridi’s pace”

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Legendary Australia opening batsman Matthew Hayden said it’s a different cup of tea when facing someone who bowls as quick as Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi.

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