Buy Controversially Yours: An Autobiography by Shoaib Akhtar (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. 23 Sep Shoaib Akhtar stirred up a major controversy when he launched his autobiography — Controversially Yours — here on Friday. The Pakistan. 24 Sep Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram today ridiculed Shoaib Akhtar and his controversial autobiography, which has made several tall claims.

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Shoaib comes across as a for-ever-angry-young-man, which although is a necessary state in the beginning when you are akgtar to make it but has to discarded when you have made it. When will they stop insulting them? Please play for the IPL.

I wish now that I had never listened to Javed Miandad. But the board held on. Although we had differences with each other, we held together as a team because we were passionate about winning Sachin scared of me, says Shoaib Akhtar in his autobiography 23 Sep We should have studied the wicket more carefully and chosen to bowl first.

General even gave him passage to become one of his family. Unfortunately, our seniors were the most corrupt people I have known in my whole life. But when the bidding took place, I was disappointed. A cricketer with a most interesting character in a Pakistani Cricket for many years and the book presents the first hand account of his career. To me, however, winning is everything.

Guys were taken to task if they wished to pray in the solitude of their room. The fact is I can’t point to any one player and say, this man steadied our team-issne Pakistan cricket ko sambhala.


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Always leaking our disagreements to the media, devising devious schemes to throw this one or that one out, infighting, not allowing young talent to grow and thrive I can’t recall a series from his earlier playing days when he helped win matches. I do not remember it but ever being as tense as it was then,” he revealed. Most middle class families would diverted his energies into some other mundane job. Here he tells his side of the story.

Respect however for staying untainted in the match-fixing scandals that kept engulfing Pakistan cricket. Thank your Rawalpindi Express! I was shozib star performer, so you can imagine how many of them crowded around me. His views won’t endear him to some of the biggest names in Pakistan cricket,including Wasim Akram,Waqar Younis,Javed Miandad and many cricket administrators.

He has odi wickets. Aug 30, Tassavur rated it liked it. Inzamam left and Younis oyurs has everything but qadar, the ability to value what we have”. This book truly shares details and opinions. If a batsman gets out of form, he is given some time to regain it. The book is filled with information which one cant find elsewhere.

But he has also said a great deal that is more interesting, more important, and evidently more heartfelt. He and I didn’t get along controversially that didn’t affect the team-we did well under him for a while. Due to lack of grass root coaching and excessive running had ruined his knees. Lalit Modi told me I wouldn’t regret my decision and that he would ensure that I made more money through endorsements and the like, but that never happened.

Inzamam, Akram and Javed Miandad also cop their share of allegations and are accused of various levels of in competencies. One of his greatest gifts to his side was the very brave decision to bring in youngsters, and he backed them as well.


I was sacked along with other players, including Waqar,” Shoaib wrote. For me, Shoaib is one of the most intelligent fast bowlers ever. This cricket player hides nothing and lives up to his reputation of controversial actions. There was not a single night when he slept without physical pain. Still hailing from a humble and poor family, Akhtar has toughest self believe you will ever see. This is why whenever he abused and scolded him due to his sick habits, Mrs. But when one of the seniors became our coach, he preached what he never practised in his own time.

Controversially Yours: An Autobiography

Though he himself has not been spared by Shoaib Akhtar in his book and interviews, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi supported the tearaway fast bowler’s claims that Sachin Tendulkar was scared of his pace, saying he was a witness to the master batsman trembling at the sight of Shoaib. Published September 25th by Harper Collins India. Flamboyant players like Yuvi and Kohli have been managed well and we have made the most of their talent.

I should have never listened to Modi and Shah Rukh. To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies.