Wasim Akram in animated discussion with Karachi Kings after the loss in Pakistan Super League. Watch
Wasim Akram in deep discussion with the Karachi Kings team members.© Twitter
Wasim Akram-coached Karachi Kings have won just two out of eight matches in the Pakistan Super League so far. Their latest defeat came against Islamabad United on Friday. They are currently placed fifth in the six-team league. Naturally, it’s a frustrating time for the Imad Wasim-led side. In their latest onslaught, they failed to defend a mammoth total of 201, with Islamabad’s Azam Khan scoring 72 off 41 balls. After the match, Akram could be seen having an intense discussion with the team members including former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik. In the dressing room.
Wasim Akram was trembling, crying, screaming and throwing pic.twitter.com/kDIAOTcXU1
— (@kashfudduja_) March 3, 2023
Among Karachi’s bowlers, Mohammad Amir was the best bowler taking one wicket for 40 runs. Recently, Amir made headlines after his angry reaction to Babar Azam hitting a boundary in a PSL match. However, Akram has defended Amir.
“I think we have got a lot of time. You need characters, you need a bit of rivalry and I am all for it. I am all for Amir, the way he is talking as a bowler. are,” he said. An interview with Arab News.
“What’s the point of going to a PSL game, or any game, and shaking hands with the batsman and hugging them?” the former flamboyant fast bowler asked.
“Well, before the game or after the game, I am ready for it, but during the game, be professional and even these small words outside the field add spice to PSL which is the beauty of PSL,” he said.
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