Shoaib Akhtar announces his return to League Cricket, challenges youngsters on ‘pace and speed’



LAHORE – Former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar, recognised as one of the fastest bowlers in the history of cricket, has announced to commence ‘League Cricket’ and challenges youngsters on ‘speed’.

In a video message on Twitter, Shoaib announced that he will make a comeback and teach ‘kids of today’ what real speed is” on February 14.

The former cricketer said that “Kids today think they know a lot and can challenge my speed. I want them to know that I am coming back and I will show them what speed really is.”

Shoaib Akhtar is a former Pakistani cricketer, who played all formats of the game over a fourteen-year career. He is delivering an officially recorded top speed of 161.3 km/h in a pool match against England during the 2003 Cricket World Cup.

Akhtar was nicknamed “Rawalpindi Express” & “Tiger”, as a tribute to his hometown and fast bowling. He is also the first bowler to break the 100 mph barrier, doing so twice in his career.

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