Lethal bouncers and yorkers that hit your feet, Sehwag on toughest Pakistan bowler who could ramp up his bowling speed to 160 kph

Legendary India opener Virender Sehwag said Shoaib Akhtar was the toughest Pakistan bowler he faced as he bowled lethal bouncers and yorkers that hit your feet

Virender Sehwag: “You don’t know when he will bowl a bouncer and when he will hit you on your feet”

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Legendary India opening batsman Virender Sehwag said iconic seamer Shoaib Akhtar was the toughest Pakistan bowler he faced.

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He would have read my variations, Muralitharan on Pakistan batsman who is one of the better players

Legendary Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan said Pakistan captain Babar Azam would have read his variations

Muttiah Muralitharan: “Babar Azam, I’ve never seen but looks like one of the better players because he is from the subcontinent”

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Iconic Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan believes Pakistan captain Babar Azam would have been able to read all the different variations he utilised when bowling.

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He said he would die if I hit him with a bouncer, Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar on the toughest batsman he bowled to

Shoaib Akhtar revealed Muttiah Muralitharan said he would die if he hit him with a bouncer

Shoaib Akhtar: “Muralitharan was the toughest batsman I bowled to. He asked me not to kill him and said he’d die if I hit him with a bouncer so please pitch the ball up”

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Legendary Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has surprisingly revealed that iconic Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan was the toughest batsman he bowled to.

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Took the game to the next level, Mahela Jayawardene on highly skilled Pakistan bowler

Mahela Jayawardene said Waqar Younis took the game to the next level

Mahela Jayawardene: “Waqar is a fantastic person as well off the field, a great guy to talk about the game. I think that generation of Pakistan cricketers really took the game to the next level”

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Iconic Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene said Waqar Younis was one of the Pakistan cricketers that “really took the game to the next level”.

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He and Wasim Akram were so dangerous, Kumar Sangakkara on naturally gifted Pakistan bowler

Kumar Sangakkara said Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis were so dangerous

Kumar Sangakkara: “Along with Wasim Akram, [he] formed probably the most potent pace attack to play at that time”

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Iconic Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara said the legendary Pakistan duo of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis “formed probably the most potent pace attack to play at that time”.

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Always tough to face him because of his seam movement and accuracy, Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq on quality Sri Lanka bowler

Misbah-ul-Haq said it was always tough to face Dhammika Prasad because of his seam movement and accuracy

Misbah-ul-Haq: “It was always tough to face you because of your seam movement and accuracy, and your competitiveness”

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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has praised Sri Lanka pace bowler Dhammika Prasad for his wonderful international career.

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Quicker than Shoaib Akhtar, Russel Arnold says Pakistan bowler’s speed topped that of the Rawalpindi Express who bowled at 100 mph

Russel Arnold said Mohammad Zahid was faster than Shoaib Akhtar

Russel Arnold on Mohammad Zahid being faster than Shoaib Akhtar: “Zahid was challenging to face, but he didn’t last so long. He was quickest”

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Former Sri Lanka cricketer Russel Arnold said Pakistan seamer Mohammad Zahid was quicker than legendary pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar.

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