Improved their action, strength and stamina, Sarfraz on Akhtar and two other Pakistan fast bowlers

Sarfraz Nawaz said he improved Shoaib Akhtar, Abdul Razzaq and Azhar Mahmood's action, strength and stamina

Sarfraz Nawaz: “I have from time to time helped the Pakistan Cricket Board with coaching stints working with fast bowlers such as Shoaib Akhtar, Azhar Mahmood and Abdul Razzaq”

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Legendary Pakistan seamer Sarfraz Nawaz said he helped coach iconic fast bowlers, including Shoaib Akhtar, Abdul Razzaq and Azhar Mahmood.

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Always believed he wasn’t a talented cricketer, Sarfraz Nawaz on Pakistan icon who became great through hard work

Sarfraz Nawaz said he always believed Imran Khan wasn't a talented cricketer

Sarfraz Nawaz: “I always believed that he wasn’t a talented cricketer, rather he became a great cricketer through sheer hard work”

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Ex-Pakistan seamer Sarfraz Nawaz said he always believed that iconic captain Imran Khan “wasn’t a talented cricketer”.

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Got in the team due to his connections, Sarfraz Nawaz on Pakistan player loved by many people

Sarfraz Nawaz said Imran Khan got in the Pakistan team due to his connections

Sarfraz Nawaz: “I always felt that Imran Khan initially came into the Pakistan team in 1971 due to his connections within Pakistan cricket rather than on merit”

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Former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz believes that legendary captain Imran Khan initially got into the national team “due to his connections”.

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Asked the funeral director to dig a grave for you, Pakistan reverse swing specialist Sarfraz Nawaz on mega quick Australia bowler

Sarfraz Nawaz said he asked the funeral director to dig a grave for Jeff Thomson

Sarfraz Nawaz: “I was bowling to him and I said ‘Look Thommo, I’ve spoken to a funeral director in Northampton and I have asked him to dig a grave for you because I am going to send you there today'”

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Pakistan reverse swing king Sarfraz Nawaz recalled when he told legendary Australia fast bowler Jeff Thomson that he had “spoken to a funeral director in Northampton and I have asked him to dig a grave for you because I am going to send you there”.

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No clue where the ball was, Pakistan great Sarfraz Nawaz on the two fastest bowlers he faced

Sarfraz Nawaz said he had no clue where the ball was when talking about the two fastest bowlers he faced in Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson

Sarfraz Nawaz: “I had no clue where the ball was but knew that I would be safer at the non-striker’s end so just ran for my life”

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Pakistan legend Sarfraz Nawaz said the iconic Australian pace duo of Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson were the two fastest bowlers he faced during his career.

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Some felt I was cheating, Pakistan icon Sarfraz Nawaz on one aspect of his bowling he was really good at

Sarfraz Nawaz said some cricketers felt he was cheating

Sarfraz Nawaz: “Over the course of time, more and more bowlers learnt and perfected the art which was very pleasing, especially given that some felt it was cheating, which of course was never the case”

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Iconic Pakistan quick bowler Sarfraz Nawaz said some cricketers felt he was cheating when he initially got the ball to reverse swing.

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Could bowl all day as I had great stamina and strength, Pakistan reverse swing king says

Pakistan great Sarfraz Nawaz said he could bowl all day as he had great stamina and strength

Pakistan great Sarfraz Nawaz: “My biggest asset was my stamina and strength as a bowler and if the captain wanted me to bowl all day, I could do that”

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Pakistan pace bowler Sarfraz Nawaz said he could bowl all day when he was playing international cricket as he has great strength and stamina.

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Better than them as they had no clue about reverse swing, Sarfraz Nawaz on two Pakistan fast bowlers

Sarfraz Nawaz said he was better than Saleem Altaf and Asif Masood as they had no clue about reverse swing

Sarfraz Nawaz: “The Pakistan team had Saleem Altaf and Asif Masood as the opening bowlers and I knew that I was a better bowler than them as they had no clue about reverse swing”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Sarfraz Nawaz said he was better than Saleem Altaf and Asif Masood as they had no clue about reverse swing.

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All of them are big names, Waqar on six players who are part of Pakistan’s rich history of fast bowlers

Waqar Younis said Fazal Mahmood, Imran Khan, Sarfaraz Nawaz, Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Umar Gul are all big names in Pakistan's rich history of fast bowlers

Waqar Younis: “Pakistan has a rich history of fast bowlers. Whenever you look at history you will find many big names like Fazal Mahmood, Imran Khan, Sarfaraz Nawaz, Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Umar Gul”

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Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis said Fazal Mahmood, Imran Khan, Sarfraz Nawaz, Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Umar Gul are all big names in the country’s rich history of fast bowlers.

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He uses the conditions perfectly, Sarfraz Nawaz says Pakistan bowlers should watch and learn from New Zealand seamer

Sarfraz Nawaz said Tim Southee uses the conditions perfectly

Sarfraz Nawaz: “He always used the conditions perfectly as in the second T20, his ability to exploit Pakistan batsmen’s weaknesses was worth watching”

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Former seamer Sarfraz Nawaz said the Pakistan bowlers should watch and learn from New Zealand speedster Tim Southee.

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