‘Hitting Shoaib Akhtar have to be straightforward’ says Mohammad Kaif’s son Kabir – CricketTimes.com


Former Pakistan quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar was identified for terrifying batsmen by means of his excessive tempo. No surprise he was considered probably the most harmful bowlers.

The appropriate-armer had the flexibility to ship balls constantly at 150 kmph. Nonetheless, throughout India vs Pakistan sport within the 2003 World Cup, the seamer was hammered for 72 runs in his 10 overs for only one wicket by India batsmen.

Now, amid the lockdown, Star Sports activities is telecasting a few of the most memorable contests between India and Pakistan. Just lately, it showcased that basic sport of 2003 WC. Watching the retelecast, Mohammad Kaif’s son Kabir opined that hitting Shoaib Akhtar just isn’t as tough as it’s represented to be.

Kaif’s son, actually, mentioned that it’s straightforward to slam Akhtar as he bowled with a lot tempo which was a bonus to batsmen. Former India cricketer revealed this on Twitter.

“Because of @StarSportsIndia, lastly Kabir will get to relive that historic #INDvPAK sport. However junior isn’t too impressed with Papa, says hitting @shoaib100mph have to be straightforward since there may be tempo in his bowling. Youngsters in the present day I let you know…phew!” Kaif wrote on Twitter with a clip of his son’s response.

India went on to beat Pakistan with 6-wickets and Kaif performed a vital position in India’s memorable victory. After India misplaced Virender Sehwag (21) and Sourav Ganguly (0) early, it was Kaif who stitched an important 102-run stand for the third wicket with Sachin Tendulkar.

Kaif scored 35 off 60 balls, whereas Tendulkar missed out to succeed in his century with simply two runs. Following their dismissals, Rahul Dravid (44 off 76 balls), and Yuvraj Singh (50 off 53 balls) added a 99-run stand to take India over the road.

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