Credit: Instagram

Credit: Instagram

Shoaib Akhtar, the fastest bowler in the world, is still a cricket icon even after retiring from the sport several years ago. His unique bowling action is arguably the most famous among cricket fans as they strive to replicate it themselves regularly. Recently, Akhtar posted a video on social media of an elderly fan, imitating his bowling style. The former Pakistani pacer praised the fan and asked users to find the elderly man as he'd "love to meet him."


He shared the clip on his official Instagram handle with a caption, "Aray wah. 100 mph at 100. I'd love to meet him. Dhoond k layen koi." Shoaib Akhtar appreciated his fan for his spirit to run in and try to bowl fast at such an old age and wanted to connect with him if someone can grab hold of the gentleman.

Shoaib Akhtar, the Rawalpindi Express, played 224 matches for Pakistan and picked up 444 wickets. In his career spanning 14 years, he was able to bowl the fastest ball in the history of cricket at 161.4 kph during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 to Nick Knight of England at Cape Town.


After retiring from international cricket, Shoaib Akhtar, the 47-year old has been a regular feature as a commentator around the world. He also has a very famous YouTube channel with around 3.5 million subscribers where he talks about all things cricket, especially related to Pakistan and India, the two countries most near and dear to him.

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