Shoaib Akhtar, the fastest pacer ever to appear on the International arena, was one of the finest ambassadors of fast bowling. Producing stunning bowling displays time and again for Pakistan, the proficient cricketer swelled the charm and fame of this trade.
Nevertheless, Shoaib remained an injury-prone product throughout his 15-year long career. Even after the conclusion of his International career, the 44-year old struggled with his fitness. In particular, his knees continued to trouble him.
Recently, the cricketer turned analyst underwent successful knee surgery in Australia. Shoaib shared this news on his Twitter handle while giving an update on his health. Moreover, he requested fans to pray for him to achieve better health.
Known as ‘Rawalpindi Express’, the fierce quick played 46 Tests and 163 ODIs for Pakistan claiming 178 and 247 wickets respectively. Shoaib also enjoyed a short T20I career which saw him picking 19 wickets in 15 games. The Rawalpindi born who retired from all forms of cricket in 2011 is now actively seen sharing his views as a cricket expert.