Known as the Sultan of Swing, Wasim Akram played in five ICC Cricket World Cups (1987-2003). He was the player of the final at the 92 event, while he was the captain of the sides in 1996, when Pakistan reached the quarter-finals, and 1999, when Pakistan played the final at Lord’s. With 55 wickets, Wasim is the third most successful bowler in ICC’s pinnacle tournament, while his 502 wickets put him in second place behind Muttiah Muralidaran on the all-time list of leading wicket-takers.Follow @wasimakramlive
10 February 2015
First-timers may get excited with the bounce on Australian pitches and try to bowl short, but bowling short of a good length and variations in pace have become the main weapon for bowlers in limited-overs cricket
" I am not trying to create any fear, but the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be a big challenge for the bowlers, especially those from the sub-continent. "
" Since back foot batsmen do well on Australia pitches, try to draw them on the front foot and get the edge. "
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