Wasim Akram biography, age, height, wife, family, etc.

Wasim Akram is a Pakistani cricketer. He was born on 3 June 1966 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. His nickname is Sultan of Swing and height is approx 6 feet 4 inches.

He is a left handed batsman and left arm fast bowler. From 1984 to 2003 he played international cricket for Pakistan national cricket team. He is known all time best fast bowler in the world.

Wasim Akram bowling

Personal Information

Name

Wasim Akram

NickName

Sultan of Swing

Date of Birth

3 June 1966

Current Age

54 Years

Team

Pakistan

Country

Pakistan

Citizenship

Pakistani

Current City

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Birth Place

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Language

Urdu

Education

Islamia College, Lahore

Religion

Muslim

Caste

N/A

Height

In feet: 6 feet 4 inches

Centimeters: 192 cm

Meters: 1.92 m

Inches: 76 inches

Weight

80 kg approx

Hair Color

Black

Hair Style

Simple

Networth/ Salary

Approx 5 million

Hobbies

Playing Cricket

Cricket Information

Batting

Left handed

Bowling

Left arm fast

Role in Team

Bowling all rounder

Coach or Mentor

Javed Miandad and Imran Khan

Jersey / Shirt Number

3

Major Teams

  • Pakistan
  • Hampshire
  • Lahore Lancashire
  • Pakistan Automobiles Corporation
  • Pakistan International Airlines

Test Cap Number

102

ODI Cap Number

53

T20 Cap Number

N/A

Test Debut

25 January 1985 vs New Zealand

ODI Debut

23 November 1984 vs New Zealand

T20 Debut

N/A

Wasim Akram Wife and Family

Wife or Girl Friend

  • Huma 1995 to 2009
  • Shaniera Akram 2013

Parents

Father: Chaudhry Mohammad Akram

Mother: Begum Akram Chaudhry

Siblings

Brothers: N/A

Sisters: N/A

Children

Son: Taimur and Akbar

Daughter: Aiyla Akram

Others

N/A

Favorites

Cricketer

Imran Khan

Cricket Shot/Ball

Reverse swing

Sports

Cricket

Actor

Shah Rukh Khan

Actress

N/A

Food

European and Oriental food

Cricket Ground

MCG in Melbourne

Sportsman

N/A

Holiday Destination

N/A

Awards and Achivements

  • Not Available yet.

Records

  • 2 hat-tricks in his international ODI career
  • 2 hat-tricks in his international test career
  • Most wickets in World Cup got 55 wickets in 38 matches
  • First bowler to take 500 ODI wickets
  • 9th highest wicket-taker in Test matches with 414 wickets
  • Most wicket taker in test by any left arm bowler
  • Highest score by a Number 8 batsman in test got 257* runs vs Zimbabwe in 1996

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