Kamran Akmal picks his favorite IPL team; two best fast bowlers of modern-day cricket

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Veteran Pakistan wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal grabbed the headlines recently for lashing out at selectors as he was ignored for the three-match T20I series against Bangladesh at home.


Senior players like Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez made a comeback in the shortest format of the game, but Akmal was left out despite his consistent performances in the domestic circuit.

Akmal finished as the second-highest run-scorer in 2019-20 season of Quaid-e-Azam trophy, scoring 906 runs in 11 matches. He last played for Pakistan in an ODI against West Indies in April 2017.


The 39-year-old is quite active on social media and often found interacting with his fans on Twitter. Recently, Akmal ran a ‘Q&A’ session, where he answered many questions posted by fans.

Akmal was asked by a user to name the best bowler in world cricket at present. He picked India’s Jasprit Bumrah and Australia’s Mitchell Starc above all others.

Another user asked Akmal to pick best amongst Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, and Joe Root. The wicket-keeper went for the Indian captain.



When asked to name his favorite IPL team, the right-handed batsman picked MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings.

Akmal also revealed that he enjoys Rohit Sharma’s sixes the most after he was asked to name one batsman, he loves watching sending the balls out of the park.

Akmal has played 53 Tests, 157 ODIs, and 58 T20Is in his career. He has clubbed 2648 runs in the longest format of the game, and 3236 ODI runs.

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