Used to hide my injuries, Pakistan player who didn’t want to lose his place in the team says

Pakistan pace icon Shoaib Akhtar said he used to hide his injuries

Pakistan pace icon Shoaib Akhtar: “I used to hide my injuries. There was fierce competition and the media wouldn’t understand why I didn’t play regularly”

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Pakistan pace great Shoaib Akhtar has revealed that he used to hide his injuries as he was afraid of losing his spot in the national team.

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Used to fall asleep in ice baths, Pakistan player who dealt with terrible pain says

Pakistan pace ace Shoaib Akhtar said he used to fall asleep in ice baths

Pakistan pace ace Shoaib Akhtar: “I used to [fall] asleep in an ice bath. There were many times that teammates would wake me up and say, ‘It’s four in the morning, get out and get in the bed’”

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Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar said he used to fall asleep in ice baths and was in terrible pain during his playing days.

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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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