Former Pakistan quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar mentioned he’s open to the concept of turning into the bowling coach of Staff India if a suggestion comes his approach sooner or later.
Shoaib Akhtar, in his newest interview on social networking app ‘Helo’, mentioned he has at all times been keen to share his data with the youthful technology and that he’ll work in the direction of producing extra aggressive quick bowlers who usually are not afraid of partaking with the opposition batsmen.
When requested if he would settle for a bowling coach position for India if it got here his approach, Akhtar mentioned: “I’ll undoubtedly. My job is to unfold data. What I’ve discovered is (ilm) data and I’ll unfold it. I’ll produce extra aggressive, quick and extra talkative bowlers than the present ones who will tell-off the batsmen in a approach that you’ll get pleasure from so much.”
Shoaib Akhtar additionally mentioned he wish to ‘coach Kolkata Knight Riders’ if a possibility comes his approach. Notably, Akhtar was a part of KKR throughout the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Pakistan quick bowler performed three matches and picked up 5 wickets, which features a 4-wicket haul.
Folks loved my efficiency in India: Akhtar remembers 1998 collection
In the meantime, Akhtar additionally recalled his early assembly with Sachin Tendulkar, throughout Pakistan’s tour of India in 1998. Akhtar mentioned he didn’t know the way common Tendulkar was and that point however that the Indian crowds loved his efficiency on the tour.
“I had seen him however did not know the way huge a reputation he was in India. In Chennai, I bought to know that he was often called a god in India. Thoughts you, he’s an excellent buddy of mine. In 1998, after I bowled as quick as I might, Indian public celebrated with me. I’ve an enormous fan following in India,” Akhtar mentioned.
Solely just lately, Akhtar had spoken about his rivalry with Tendulkar, saying that Indians usually bear in mind the six the latter hit within the 2003 World Cup match between India and Pakistan.
“Sachin has been a really, very shut buddy of mine. He is an amazing man, very humble. He is been the best batsman, however I might need dismissed him 12-13 instances (8) in matches,” Akhtar had mentioned.
“Though, Indians solely keep in mind that one six which he hit me in Centurion [during the 2003 ICC World Cup] because it makes them actually completely satisfied. They maintain displaying the identical six. If I knew that one six could make 1.three billion Indians so completely satisfied, I might have conceded a six on daily basis!”