Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram
Full Name:Wasim Akram
Date of birth:03 / 06 / 1966
Role:All Rounder
Batting style:Left-hand
Bowling style:Left arm fast

Career summary

- One of the finest exponents of reverse-swing, his yorkers proved devastating with the older ball and gave him vast numbers of wickets.

- He was Man-of-the-Match in the 1992 World Cup final, playing a considerable part with both bat and ball in helping Pakistan win cricket's premier trophy for the first and only time. Top wicket taker in the tournament with 18.

- Akram took four hat-tricks in international cricket, two in Test cricket and two in ODIs.

- By the end of his career, Wasim had taken a world record 502 wickets in 356 One Day international appearances, as well as a Pakistani record 414 Test wickets.

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:1985-2001
Matches:104
Innings:147
Not Outs:19
Runs:2898
Highest Score:257
Average:22.64
50s:7
100s:3
Ducks:17
Pairs:0
Caught Out:84
Stumped Out:6
Bowling
Innings Bowled:181
Overs:3771.1
Maidens:870
Runs Conceded:9779
Wickets:414
5 Wicket Innings:25
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:23.62
Economy Rate:2.59
Best bowling in Innings:7/119

ODI Matches

Batting
Career Span:1985-2003
Matches:356
Innings:280
Not Outs:55
Runs:3717
Highest Score:86
Average:16.52
50s:6
100s:0
Ducks:28
Pairs:0
Caught Out:102
Stumped Out:15
Bowling
Innings Bowled:351
Overs:3031.0
Maidens:239
Runs Conceded:11812
Wickets:502
5 Wicket Innings:6
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:23.53
Economy Rate:3.9
Best bowling in Innings:5/15