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Full Name: WASIM AKRAM. Born: Lahore, 3-6-1966. Height: 6'3'' Educated at: Islamia College, Lahore.

Type: Left-hand lower middle-order batsman and left-arm fast bowler.

Teams: PACO (1984-85 to 1985-86), Lahore (1985-86 to 1986-87),

PIA (1987-88 to date), Lancashire (1988-1998) & Hampshire (2003).

First-class debut: 1984-85 (for PACO). Wisden Cricketer: 1992.

Test debut: v New Zealand at Auckland, 1984-85 (18 years, 236 days).

Last Test: v Bangladesh at Dhaka, 2001-02 (35 years, 222 days).

Highest Test score: 257* v Zimbabwe at Sheikupura, 1996-97.

Best Test bowling (in an innings): 7-119 v New Zealand at Wellington, 1993-94.

Best Test bowling (in a match): 11-110 v West Indies at St John's 1999-00.

Test captaincy record: (1992-93 to 1999-00): P25, W12, L8, D5.

<%/COL> M Balls Md. R W Ave. Best 5i 10m S/R R/O Balls Md R W Ave. Best 5 10 S/R R/O M Balls Md R W Ave Best 5 10 S/R R/O

B Ct Cwk C&b St Lbw Hw Batsmen dismissed frequently

Wkt Against Venue Season Test No. Wkts For M Balls Runs Ave. Best S/R R/PO 10 5 M B Md R W Ave. Best 5w 4w S/R R/O M Balls Md R W Ave. Best 5 4 S/R R/O

B Ct Cwk C&b St Lbw Hw Batsmen dismissed frequently

Wkt Against Venue Date LOI No. Wkts For M Balls Runs Ave. Best S/R R/O 5w

Wasim Akram 502 Pak 356 18186 11812 23.53 5/15 36.23 3.90 6

Waqar Younis 416 Pak 262 12698 9919 23.84 7/36 30.52 4.69 13

M. Muralitharan 338 SL 220 11907 7536 22.30 7/30 35.23 3.80 7

J. Srinath 315 Ind 229 11935 8847 28.09 5/23 37.89 4.45 3

A. Kumble 308 Ind 241 12915 9129 29.64 6/12 41.93 4.24 2

S. Warne 291 Aus 193 10600 7514 25.82 5/33 36.43 4.25 1

Saqlain Mushtaq 288 Pak 168 8722 6223 21.61 5/20 30.28 4.28 6

G. McGrath 282 Aus 181 9586 6225 22.07 7/15 33.99 3.90 6

Note: All records are updated upto 20-5-2003 — Compiled by Mohandas Menon