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Multan Sultans team Director and the Pakistan living legend Wasim Akram are no doubt the inspirations for the youngsters of all times and teams. He is appointed as the Multan Sultans team manager and bowling Coach. Wasim Akram represented his country in 104 test matches and took 414 wickets. With the career best of 7/199 in an innings. The Sultan of Swing had mastery on swinging the cricket ball in both ways followed by the lethal bouncer adding lovely icing on the cake. Wasim Akram played 356 ODIs and was the first ever bowler to reach 500 ODI wickets until World Cup 2003, with the career best of 5/15.
Sultan of Swing: Wasim Akram will serve as the Director of Cricket Operations for the new franchise, which has the ambition to prompt the cricket circuit in Pakistan.
Wasim Akram has the tons of experience involving in the worldwide T20 leagues like Kolkata Knight Riders winning the IPL title in 2012 and 2014. And the most recently Islamabad United becoming the Champions of the inaugural edition of the HBL PSL, Wasim Akram served as the Head Coach of both the franchises.
Wasim Akram is very excited about joining Multan Sultans squad and confident of filtering players capable of competing and excelling.
Speaking about the success of HBL PSL, Multan Sultans team Director Wasim Akram said:
“The Third season of the HBL PSL will be even more enthralling as it features Multan Sultans as the sixth franchise, and will be a treat for the crowd which now get to see more home games after the successful return of the Internation cricket in Pakistan.”
Multan Sultans has also announced Tom Moody as the Head Coach. He has a load of experience in the T20 franchise cricket. Wasim Akram showed respect and satisfaction for Tom Moody. Wasim hopes that he will produce maximum positive results.
“I believe in Moody and we have found the ideal man for this role. He possess years of coaching experience with various franchises. This enables him to play a crucial role in nurturing young talent and players development. “. Team Director and Asher Schon said regarding Moody appointment.
Multan Sultans team Director Wasim Akram is also the Brand Ambassador of the HBL PSL. He has signed to promote the brand all over the world along with Ramiz Raja. Thus, becoming the first ever brand ambassadors of the Pakistan Super League.
|Full Name||Wasim Akram|
|Batting style||Right- handed Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Left-arm fast|
|Wives||Shaniera Thompson (2013- present) || Huma (1995- 2009))|
|Children||Aiyla Akram (Daughter) || Akram & Taimur (sons)|
|Best (Batting, Bowling)||257, 11/ 110|
|Best (Batting, Bowling)||87, 5/ 15|