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The best I faced: Former Australia cricketer heaps praise on Wasim Akram

The legendary former pacer is considered by many to be the greatest fast-bowler to ever step foot on the cricket field

The best I faced: Former Australia cricketer heaps praise on Wasim Akram PHOTO: AFP

Australia’s former cricketer Darren Lehmann, in a tweet on Thursday, claimed that Pakistan’s legendary former pacer Wasim Akram was the best he had ever faced during his long and illustrious career.

While commenting on a video, where Lehmann hit Akram for a scintillating six, the former Aussie batsman believed that he had gotten lucky that day.

“Got lucky that day, he [Akram] was the best I faced,” Lehmann tweeted.

Got lucky that day , he was the best I faced ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ https://t.co/yxD8vli5k3

— Darren Lehmann (@darren_lehmann) April 16, 2020

 

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The former Aussie batsman featured in 27 Tests and 117 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for his country while making 1798 runs and 3078 runs, respectively.

Wasim Akram is considered by many to be the greatest fast-bowler to ever step foot on the cricket field. The former speedster featured in 104 Tests and 356 ODIs for his country while picking up 414 wickets and 502 wickets, respectively.