Profile, Career, Stats of Wasim Akram - Bowling Coach of KKR Team of Shahrukh

Article on the Cricket Career, Batting/Bowling Records, biodata/biography, birthday, Education, address, debut, and teams of Wasim Akram - The Sultan of Swing Bowling who is the Bowling Coach of Kolkata Knight Riders Team of IPL T20 Tournament in India. KKR is the Team of Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla.

Sultan of Swing Bowling, Wasim Akram, who was in the World Cup winning Pakistan Cricket Team, is a Left Arm Fast Bowler and Left Handed Batsman. Wasim Akram becomes the 2nd Pakistani Legendary Cricketer after Legendary Imran Khan (Best Leader of Pakistan Cricket). Wasim Akram wasn't known for blistering pace bowling but famous as the clever Swing Bowler of Pakistan who can Swing the Bowl both side and in both cases New or Old Bowl. Wasim and Waqar was known for their Reverse Swing Bowling and was the threat of every Cricket Playing Nations. The hard work of Wasim Akram was hallmarked on 30th September 2009 when Wasim Akram was inducted to the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. After the Retirement; Wasim Akram joined the Television Channel as an Expert Commentator and later became famous for Shaz & Wazz Cricket Show of Ravi Shahtri & Wasim Akram on ESPN TV Channel.

Profile of Wasim Akram - Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling Coach in 2010

Name of Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling Coach : Wasim Akram

Birthday of Wasim Akram : 3rd June 1966

Birthplace of Wasim Akram : Lahore, Pakistan

Ancestral House of Wasim Akram : Punjab, India

Nickname of Wasim Akram : Sultan of Swing

Education of Wasim Akram : Graduated from Islamia College at Lahore, Pakistan.

Height of Wasim Akram : 6 ft 2 inch (1.88 m)

Batting style of Wasim Akram : Left handed batsman

Bowling style of Wasim Akram : Left arm fast

Test Debut of Wasim Akram : 25th January 1985 v New Zealand : The Test Cap no.102 for Pakistan.

Last Test Match of Wasim Akram : 9th January 2002 v Bangladesh

ODI Debut of Wasim Akram : 23rd November 1984 v New Zealand and the Cap No.53 for Pakistan.

Last ODI Match of Wasim Akram : 4th March 2003 v Zimbabwe

ODI Shirt number of Wasim Akram : No.3
Bowling Coach of KKR

Wasim Akram played for : Hampshire, Lahore Blues, Lahore City, Pakistan International Airlines, Lancashire, Lahore City, Lahore City Whites, Pakistan Automobiles Corporation.

Batting Career/Stats of Wasim Akram of Pakistan:
Format - Matches - Innings - Runs - NO - Avg. - SR - 100's - 50's
Test - 104 - 147 - 2898 - 19 - 22.64 - 78.37 - 3 - 7
ODI - 356 - 279 - 3717 - 55 - 16.59 - 88.44 - 0 - 6

Bowling Career/Stats of Wasim Akram of Pakistan:
Formats - Matches - Wickets - Best - Avg.
Test - 181 - 414 - 7/119 - 23.62
ODI - 351 - 502 - 5/15 - 23.53

Wasim Akram has appointed as the Bowling Coach of KKR Team of Shahrukh Khan (King of Bollywood) in the year 2010 IPL T20 Season. After loosing comprehensively in the first two Seasons of IPL; the question is : Can whether Wasim Akram bring back the Luck of KKR this year? King Khan brings Sultan of Swing as bowling coach, who already started to check and share tips to the Bowlers of KKR like Ishant Sharma, Ashoke Dinda etc.

Related Articles

Ajantha Mendis: Biography, Career of KKR Spinner

Article on world famous Spinner of Srilanka Cricket Team, Ajantha Mendis. Find out the Cricket & Spinning Career, Birth Date, Address, Place, Bowling/Batting/Fielding Stats/Records, Debut Cricket Matches of Ajantha Mendis along with Pictures & Videos of Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL Team of India) Player Ajantha Mendis.

Sourav Ganguly : Kolkata Knight Riders Captain

Article on successful Captain of India Cricket and Dada of the world, Sourav Ganguly. Find out the Birthday, Address, Phone number, Cricket Career, Records, Pictures and more information on Sourabh Ganguly, the Shahrukh Khan’s KKR Team Captain.

More articles: Kolkata Knight Riders


  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name: