Wasim Akram

Profession: Former Pakistani Cricketer (Fast Bowler) and Coach

Daughter of Wasim Akram


Father of Wasim Akram

Chaudhry Mohammad Akram

Mother of Wasim Akram

Begum Akram Chaudhry

Son of Wasim Akram


Wife of Wasim Akram

Huma (Psychologist, 1995-2009)
Shaniera Thompson (Philanthropist and Public relations consultant)

Affairs/Girlfriends of Wasim Akram

Sushmita Sen (Actress)
Shaniera Thompson (Philanthropist and Public relations consultant)

Favourite Actor of Wasim Akram

Shah Rukh Khan

Favourite Ball of Wasim Akram

Reverse swing

Favourite Cricket Ground of Wasim Akram

MCG in Melbourne

Favourite Cricketer of Wasim Akram

Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar and Javed Miandad
Bowler: Malcolm Marshall and Imran Khan

Favourite Food of Wasim Akram

European and Oriental food

Favourite Hotel of Wasim Akram

The Oberoi in New Delhi

Information about Wasim Akram

Does Wasim Akram smoke?: No  He won 17 Man of the Match awards in his career.  Once his father, Chaudhry Mohammad Akram was kidnapped, was beaten for a day and later released him.  In his debut First-Class match for the Board of Control for Cricket in Pakistan Patrons XI against New Zealand at Rawalpindi in 1984, he took 7 wickets and later earned a trip to New Zealand.  Wasim and Waqar Younis were rearguard as one of the most deadly bowling pairs, but off the field they had a great rivalry and used to hate each other.  On his first tour, he asked Miandad about the money required to travel, as he didn't knew that instead he will get paid.  Akram was initially spotted by Javed Miandad after which he debuted for Pakistan in a 1984-85 series.  He has never played an international T20 match, but played 5 county T20 matches for Hampshire and took a total of 8 wickets for them.  Does Wasim Akram drink alcohol?: Yes  He retired from international cricket after the 2003 World Cup.  His first wife Huma, died in 2009 in Chennai due to multiple organ failure. After which, he married Shaniera Thompson from Australia in a private ceremony on 12 August 2013.  He suffered from diabetes since he was 30 years old. 

Information about Wasim Akram


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