New Delhi: Pakistan’s nice quick bowler Wasim Akram is celebrating his fifty fifth birthday right this moment. Once throughout his profession, Wasim Akram was threatened with dying by West Indies batsman Sir Vivian Richards. Wasim Akram himself had disclosed this. Wasim Akram had advised that after sledging Vivian Richards on the cricket area, he discovered it very costly. It isn’t simple to mess with a batsman like Viv Richards. Actually, Viv Richards had threatened Wasim Akram that if he did this once more (sledging), he would kill him.
Viv Richards wanted to kill Akram
Wasim Akram had advised on Indian commentator Aakash Chopra’s YouTube channel final 12 months that after the Barbados Test match on Pakistan cricket crew’s tour of West Indies in 1988, Viv Richards grew to become so indignant that he got here to kill me. Wasim Akram mentioned, ‘In that Test match, Viv Richards beat my balls fiercely. He was a tall man and I used to be very skinny. Wasim Akram mentioned, ‘The final over of the match was occurring and I used to be bowling with good tempo. I spotted by then that I’ve grow to be sooner.
Akram stares at Viv Richards
Akram mentioned, ‘Viv Richards realized that I’m a tricky bowler and I’ve a quick arm motion. I threw him a bouncer and his cap fell on the bottom and it was an enormous deal for Richards to fall. Wasim Akram mentioned, ‘There used to be no match referee then. So I went to him and I sledged him in damaged English. He stared at me and mentioned man do not do that. I did not perceive something besides the phrase man. I mentioned okay.
Wasim messes with Viv Richards
Wasim Akram mentioned that I once more went to Imran Khan and advised him that Viv is telling me not to sledge him or else he’ll kill him. Then Imran advised me not to fear and solely throw the bouncer. After this Wasim once more threw him a bouncer and in addition sled. He acquired bowled on the final ball of the day after which Wasim shouted to Viv to exit of the sphere.
Akram advised that he got here to the dressing room with Imran after which began taking off his footwear. Then somebody requested him to come out of the dressing room. When he went out, he noticed Viv Richards standing with no shirt with a bat in his sweaty hand. Viv Richards was additionally carrying his pad. After this he went close to Imran Khan out of worry. Imran left me alone. Then I got here out and apologized to Viv and mentioned that this is not going to occur now. After this he mentioned that this might be good in any other case he would kill him.