The very first captain of Pakistan cricket team was Muhammad Hafez Kardar. Many people love to play cricket and cricket is the most-played game in Pakistan. Normally, boys spend their spare time playing cricket. Some boys have a dream to become a cricketer. So, they join different cricket academies and get training. To become an International cricketer, they work hard and put a lot of efforts. Pakistan is blessed with many talented people. It includes singers, actors, businessman and cricketers. In this article, I will give you information about different famous cricketers who spent their whole life for Pakistan. Pakistan has many best bowlers, batsmen and keepers.
The famous Pakistani cricketers are:
- Waseem Akram
- Waqar Younus
- Umer Gul
- Shoaib Akhter
- Shahid Afridi
- Mohammad Sami
- Mohammad Yousaf
- Mohammad Aamir
- Imran Khan
- Inzamam ul Haq
- Ahmed Shehzad
Wasim Akram is a Pakistani cricketer and a team captain. He was born on 3rd June 1966 in Lahore. He played many crickets matches in his life and considered as one of the best cricketers of Pakistan. He was the fastest bowler in the history of the game. Wasim Akram is proud of Pakistan because Pakistan had won many matched just because of him. Currently, He is a coach and a commentator. He takes place in the hearts of millions of people.
Waqar Younus is a Pakistani cricketer and a team captain. He was born on 16th November 1971 in Vehari. He was the best bowler of Pakistan and took many wickets at that time. Currently, he is a couch of Pakistan National Cricket Team. He was appointed as a coach in 2010. He is only the Pakistani bowler who took 400 wickets in ODI matches at a young age. He had made many world records. After one year of joining date, he resigned in 2011 due to some personal reasons. After that, he joined Sunrisers Hyderabad as a bowling couch.
Umer Gul is a Pakistani cricketer and the fastest bowler. He was born on 14th April 1984. Umer Gul is one of the top bowlers because of his achievements. He took a huge number of T20 wickets and made a world record. He became a second most cricketer who took highest wickets in T20 International Cricket. He played his Last ODI against South Africa on 25th March 2013. Umer Gul was not a good batsman but he was a perfect bowler.
A Pakistani cricketer who was born on 13th August 1975. He gave his 14 years to Pakistan National Cricket Team. He is the best fastest bowler in the history of game. He is still in the list of top 10 cricketers of Pakistan. Many other bowlers inspired from him and want to become like him. He also appeared in some popular reality shows including Comedy Nights with Kapil, Game on Hai!
Shahid Afridi is a well-known Pakistani cricketer who was born on 1st March 1980. He was the best batsman of Pakistan National Cricket Team. He is the best bowler as compared to batsman. Shahid Afridi’s nickname is ‘Boom Boom’. Many people also call him ‘Lala’. He took 48 wickets in test matches and 350 wickets in ODI matches. Now, he is running many organizations, NGO’s for poor people.
After Shoaib After and Waqar Younus, Mohammad Sami is the fastest bowler of Pakistan National Cricket Team. He played many matches. Pakistan won some matches just because of him. As, he was the fastest bowler. Mohammad Abdul Sami is the pride of Pakistan and the fastest bowler in the history of cricket.
Mohammad Aamir is a Pakistani Cricketer who was born on 13th April 1992. He is the fastest bowler of Pakistan International Cricket Team. He was banned for five years in 2010 because of match-fixing. He is still playing with Pakistan Cricket team. He played his last T20 with South Africa on 6th February 2019.
Imran Khan started his career from cricket. He comes in the list of top cricketers. Pakistan had won the 1992 Cricket World Cup just because of him. He spent his life for Pakistan. He is the proud of Pakistan. After retiring from the cricket, he entered to the politics. He is the chairman of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf (PTI). Currently, He is the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan. He is an idol for young generation.
Inzamam ul Haq
Inzamam ul Haq is a Pakistani cricketer who was born on 3rd March 1970 in Multan. He was one of the best batsmen. Inzamam ul Haq was the captain of Pakistan International Cricket Team. He tried his best and gave a good performance. He played his last ODI with Zimbabwe in 2007. He is one of the most popular cricketers. People still give respect to him due to his achievements and best performances in cricket.
Ahmed Shehzad is a well-known Pakistani cricketer who was born on 23rd November 1991. He was the best batsman of Pakistan Cricket Team. Ahmed Shehzad is a talented and successful cricketer. He got married to Sana Ahmed on 19th September 2015.
These all cricketers are Pakistan’s No.1 celebrities. They rule in the hearts of millions of people all around the world.