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Wasim Akram
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Personal information
Full name Wasim Akram
Born 3 June 1966 (1966-06-03) (age 51)
Lahore, Punjab, West Pakistan
Nickname WAZ, Sultan of Swing, The Two W's (with Waqar Younis), King of Swing
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting style Left hand bat
Bowling style Left arm fast
Role All-rounder
International information
National side Pakistan
Test debut (cap 102) 25 January 1985 v New Zealand
Last Test 9 January 2002 v Bangladesh
ODI debut (cap 53) 23 November 1984 v New Zealand
Last ODI 1 March 2003 v India
ODI shirt no. 3
Domestic team information
Years Team
2003 Hampshire
1992–2002 Pakistan International Airlines
1988–1998 Lancashire
1985–1987; 1997-1998, 2000-2001 Lahore
1984–1986 Pakistan Automobiles Corporation
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 104 356 257 594
Runs scored 2898 3717 7161 6993
Batting average 22.64 16.52 22.73 18.90
100s/50s 3/7 0/6 7/24 0/17
Top score 257* 86 257* 89*
Balls bowled 22627 18186 50278 29719
Wickets 414 502 1042 881
Bowling average 23.62 23.52 21.64 21.91
5 wickets in innings 25 6 70 12
10 wickets in match 5 0 16 0
Best bowling 7/119 5/15 8/30 5/10
Catches/stumpings 44/0 88/0 97/0 147/0
Source: ESPNCricinfo, 4 April 2012

Wasim Akram (born 3 June 1966) is a former Pakistani cricketer. He was a genuine left arm fast bowler who could bowl with significant pace who represented the Pakistan national cricket team in Test cricket and One Day International (ODI) matches. In October 2013,Wasim Akram was the only Pakistani cricketer to be named in an all-time Test World XI to mark the 150th anniversary of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

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