Wasim Akram Net Worth, Biography, Stats, & Facts

Wasim Akram Net Worth

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram paid a stirring tribute to Australia cricket icon Shane Warne following his death on Friday.

Pakistani cricket commentator and former captain Wasim Akram was born 3 June 1966 in Karachi. He is also a cricket coach and a former player. Several critics have cited Akram as the greatest left-arm fast bowler in the history of cricket. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time. Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram was the only member of an all-time Test World XI named to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Wisden Cricketers‘ Almanack in October 2013.

Wasim dominated the ODI bowling ranks, with a rating of 1223.5, ahead of Allan Donald, Imran Khan, Waqar Younis, Joel Garner, Glenn McGrath and Muralitharan.

The former director and bowling coach of Islamabad United left to join Multan Sultans in August 2017 to become the team’s head coach. The Pakistan Cricket Board named him to its seven-member advisory cricket committee in October 2018. He joined Karachi Kings, a PSL franchise, as president in November 2018.

His life time achievements in cricket earned him the Hilal-e-Imtiaz award from the Government of Pakistan on 23 March 2019.

Wasim Akram Bio:

Real Name: Wasim Akram

Nickname: Waiz and Sultan of Swing

Profession: Former Pakistani Cricketer (Fast Bowler) and Coach

Height: 188 centimeters

Weight: 85 kg

Body Measurement: 

Chest: 44 Inches

Waist: 35 Inches

Biceps: 13.5 Inches

Eye Colour: Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Cricket:

International Debut: Test – 25 January 1985 vs New Zealand in Auckland

ODI– 23 November 1984 vs New Zealand in Faisalabad

Coach/Mentor: Javed Miandad and Imran Khan<

Jersey Number: #3(Pakistan) #3(County Cricket)

Domestic/State Team: Pakistan, Hampshire, Lahore, Lancashire

Nature on field: Aggressive

Likes to play against: India

Favorite Ball: Reverse swing

Records (main ones):

In his international cricket career, he took 4 hat-tricks, two in Tests and two in ODIs.

He has taken the most wickets in a World Cup (55 in 38 matches).

In ODIs, he was the first to take 500 wickets.

There is no left-arm bowler who has taken more wickets in Test matches than He with 414 wickets.

In 1996, he scored 257 not out against Zimbabwe, the highest score by a No. 8 batsman.

Career Turning Point: He made his First-Class debut for the Board of Control for Cricket in Pakistan Patrons XI against New Zealand at Rawalpindi in 1984.

Personal life:

Date of Birth: 3 June 1966

Age (as in 2022): 56 Years

Birth Place: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Gemini

Nationality: Pakistani

Hometown: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

School: Not Known

College: Islamia College, Lahore

Educational Qualifications: Not Known

Father: Chaudhry Mohammad Akram

Mother: Begum Akram Chaudhry

Religion: Islam

Hobbies: Listening music

Controversies:

Wasim was involved in a spot fixing case in World Cup 1999.

Favourite things:

Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar and Javed Miandad

Bowler: Malcolm Marshall and Imran Khan

Favorite Cricket Ground: MCG in Melbourne

Favorite Food: European and Oriental food

Favorite Actor: Shah Rukh Khan

Favorite Hotel: The Oberoi in New Delhi

Girls, family & more:

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends:

Sushmita Sen (Actress)

Shaniera Thompson (Philanthropist and Public relations consultant)

Wife:

1st wife- Huma (Psychologist, 1995-2009)

2nd wife- Shaniera Thompson (Philanthropist and Public relations consultant)

Daughters: Aiyla

Sons: Tahmoor and Akbar

Money factor

Pay: Not known

Net worth: $23 million

Facts about waseem akram:

Since the age of 30, he has had diabetes. After the 2003 World Cup, he retired from international cricket. In his career, he won 17 Man of the Match awards.

In the past, Chaudhry Mohammad Akram’s father was kidnapped, beaten for a day, and later released.

In 2009, Huma, his first wife, died of multiple organ failure in Chennai. On 12 August 2013, he married Shaniera Thompson from Australia in a private ceremony.

His foundation is called The Akram Foundation, and he works a lot for charity.

As of 2016, the couple has appeared on The Kapil Sharma Show

Is Wasim Akram the greatest bowler of all time?

Wasim was the best bowler in ODI history.

What happened to Wasim Akram first wife?

On 25 October 2009, Huma died at the Apollo Hospital in Chennai, India, due to multiple organ failure.

Is Wasim Akram a smoker?

No

Wasim Akram drinks alcohol?

Yes

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