Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar was the prey of the trollers for self-praising himself. Akhtar posted a post in which he uploaded a collage of nine photos which were his best balls in the game. The collage contained some best dismissals of Shoaib Akhtar’s career. In fact, the Rawalpindi Express was the fastest bowler in the world. Akhtar has recorded the fastest delivery which was 161.3 km/h.
Akhtar had bowled that ball to England’s opener, Nick Knight. Meanwhile, collage had some photos in which the batsmen were left off guard by Akhtar. The fast bowler said that these were the deliveries that made cricket fans love the fast and furious Shoaib Akhtar.
Shoaib Akhtar had a fine career for Pakistan.
In fact, Akhtar said that he enjoyed to have the nickname of, “Don of cricket”. However, Akhtar clarified that he never enjoyed hurting the batsmen by his potent bowling.
Akhtar went on to say that he relished the pride to give 120% for his country. Therefore, he enjoyed to ran into the bowling crease for the love of his country and also for the people around the globe.
Shoaib Akhtar went on to play 46 Test matches in which he scalped 172 wickets at an average of 25.7. On the other hand, Akhtar played 163 One Day Internationals in which he took 247 wickets at an impressive average of 24.98. The fast bowler also played 15 T20I matches in which he took 19 wickets.
Meanwhile, the Pakistan fast bowler for known for his brisk pace. In fact, he had undergone a rough training in his playing days and had reaped fruits for his hard work.
Akhtar took to his Twitter account to share his post. The post read as, “Don of cricket as they called me but never enjoyed hurting people but I must say when I was out there I just ran in for the love of my country & for the people around the world”.
Here is Akhtar’s post:
Don of cricket as they called me but never enjoyed hurting people but I must say when I was out there I just ran in for the love of my country & for the people around the world .. pic.twitter.com/be84Y2yYl5
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) October 7, 2018
Here is how Twitter trolled him.
Shoaib bhai aap ache player ho no doubt,, wasim bhai aur waqar bhai bi bahat bada player he..magar difference itna he un loag ka tarrif bade players humesha kar te haine,,aur aap khud apna tarif humesha kar te reh te haine?good player aur great player me wohi difference hota he
— Biplav (@biplavsethi5) October 7, 2018
Agreed, let me tell u the difference, wasim & waqar was trained under great Imran Khan's captaincy who knows how to make stars, but shoaib started his cricket under wasim & waqar.
WW were great players but not star makers. Its the captain that makes dfrnc.
— Sohail Malik (@SohailM89523326) October 7, 2018
— TheMystic (@TheMystic19) October 7, 2018
— ?? A N K I T ?? (@SRKpePHD) October 8, 2018
Hanse Kronjee better bolwer than Shoaib Akhtar .
— Rahul Sinha (@BeingRahulSinha) October 7, 2018
Delivery that made cricket fans love the fats&furious Shoaib Akhtar more? pic.twitter.com/YmmX0doqQ5
— माथापच्ची ?? (@tweets_24x7) October 7, 2018
Never heard anyone calling Shoaib Akhtar "Don of Cricket" until I heard it from Shoaib Akhtar himself here.
— . (@whichaashish) October 8, 2018
You didn't included pic of your great bowling which Sachin hitting you for massive six above point boundary 2003 world cup
— Jackie Kothari (@NiteshNavkar) October 7, 2018
Only one Don in cricket dear.. SIR DON BRADMAN.. THE DON
— SODHI KARAN?? (@Auscriclover) October 7, 2018