Your reputation will suffer if you don’t get wickets, Saleem Malik on Pakistan bowler who he told was the world number one

Saleem Malik told Pakistan great Wasim Akram his reputation would suffer if he didn't take wickets

Saleem Malik: “I would tell him Waz, you are the world’s No. 1 bowler. If you get wickets or not, it won’t affect me because it’s your own reputation”

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Former Pakistan captain Saleem Malik recalled telling legendary left-arm seamer Wasim Akram that his reputation would suffer if he didn’t get wickets.

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Such a big legend, Afridi on 145 kph Pakistan swing king

Shaheen Shah Afridi said Wasim Akram is such a big legend

Shaheen Shah Afridi: “Wasim [Akram] bhai, the way he has served Pakistan, I would also try to follow in his footsteps and learn bowling like him. He is such a big legend”

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Shaheen Shah Afridi said iconic Pakistan left-arm seamer Wasim Akram is “such a big legend” for the amount of success he achieved.

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Who is the best bowler Sangakkara has ever faced?

“I think I’ve faced Wasim Akram only a few times (but he was) immensely difficult”

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Kumar Sangakkara is arguably the best wicketkeeper-batsman Sri Lanka ever produced, but while he is one of the greatest players of the modern era, the 39-year-old revealed the one bowler that caused him the most problems while he was at the crease.

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