Lakshmipathy Balaji was my most difficult opponent, and I couldn’t get him out: Shoaib Akhtar. ” He used to hate me like anything, I was all over the place man,” Shoaib Akhtar said.
Shoaib Akhtar, the legendary former Pakistan bowler, was unquestionably one of the best Pakistan has ever produced. The Rawalpindi Express was a force to be reckon with in his prime. On his day, Akhtar could beat even the finest batters.
In a career littered with wickets by the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, and others. There is one player who caused even the great pacer problems. In a recent interview, Akhtar reveal that former Indian bowler Lakshmipathy Balaji one guy he had difficulty dismissing.
“My main opponent used to be Lakshmipathy Balaji. He used to despise me because I was all over the place. “I couldn’t get him out,” Shoaib Akhtar remarked on YouTube’s ‘Wake Up With Sorabh’ channel.
The pressure is on you: Akhtar
Akhar was also ask about his thoughts on the forthcoming World Cup 2023 during the conversation. It is worth mentioning that the main event is plan to begin on October 5. India hosting the full tournament for the first time.
Before the event, Akhtar ask who he thought had the best bowling attack. Without hesitation, the former pacer named Pakistan as having the best bowling attack in the world. He also mentioned the India-Pakistan match, which is set to take place on October 14 in Ahmedabad. According to Akhtar, all of the pressure is on India, and if they lose against Pakistan, the media will eat the side.
“We must come to India, and we intend to defeat India.” We did not spend 600 crores. You want to visit India, the pressure is on you, and the media will devour you right immediately,” Akhtar added.