Fans Celebrate “Hero of 92 World Cup” Wasim Akram’s 53rd Birthday [Reactions]

Arguably the greatest fast bowler of all time, Wasim Akram has turned 53 today. W0rld Cup 1992 final’s hero has given cricket fans plenty of memorable moments throughout his 20-year long career.

Hailed as the Sultan of Swing, Wasim Akram has played 356 ODIs and 104 Tests for Pakistan, taking 502 and 414 wickets respectively. His breathtaking spell of fast bowling in the World Cup final in 1992 changed Pakistan cricket forever. His wickets of Alan Lamb and Chris Lewis in successive balls on two mind-boggling deliveries still remain our favorite.

On his birthday, the social media platform, Twitter is swarmed with messages of love for the legend. Let’s have a look at what people are saying:

One and only.

Records tumbled when he used to bowl.


Happy Birthday, Sultan of Swing.

He was a more than handy all-rounder as well.

Those magical words.

The greatest of all time.

What’s your favorite Wasim Akram moment? Let us know in the comments section.

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