Shoaib Akhtar has been one of the most colorful characters in the history of cricket. He is the fastest bowler in the world, who set an official world record by. Controversially Yours has ratings and 51 reviews. Shoaib Akhtar has been one of the most colorful characters in the history of cricket. He is the fastest. Shoaib Akhtar has been one of the most colourful characters in the history of cricket. He is the fastest bowler in the world, who set an official world record by.

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Return to Book Page. This player hides nothing, descriptive and honest-book containing bold narrative about going through some trying times but leaving his mark where he went.

Shoaib Akhtar in full flow was a delight but this book is just rants. He use to bowl the last over of a test match at the same speed that he bowled his first.

Specially who followed him since his early career will enjoy more. I don’t see any natural fast bowler after me. Bangladesh gained test status.

Controversially Yours: An Autobiography

All in all, for any Pakistan cricket fan this is not the most important book. Thank you Shoaib for all the moments!

Pakistani cricket system is one of most corrupt departments in Pakistani bureaucracy. All Indians with ‘. When we come to the chapters covering his international career, it is disappointing to see a lack of serious introspection. But his statistics don’t tell the whole story. Apr 09, Sravani Reddy rated it it was amazing. A heart-to-heart account of the life of a sportsperson.


Also revealing that how the top most leaders have the direct say in the cricket affairs. Here he tells his side of the story. The book is a good read too. Feb 01, Nishant Bhagat rated it really liked it.

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Inzamam, Akram and Javed Miandad also cop their share of allegations and are accused of various levels of in competencies.

This club has patrons within the Pakistan Army which itself is the most merit aware institution in Pakistan. Shoaib holds the record shoakb being the fastest bowler in the history of international cricket, he made his Test debut in November and played his first One Day International four months later.

And most of all Shaoib’s anti-Pakistani rants were very difficult to digest. In this he has outdone several other famous cricketing names from Pakistan. Kahtar sheds light on how he had been misunderstood throughout and yet battled it all out. This cricket player hides nothing conrroversially lives up to his reputation of controversial actions. Kamran Ali Ahmed rated it really liked it Sep 23, Dec 24, Huma rated it really liked it Shelves: Did u expect cricket to be one of the three?

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Being a Pakistani myself, I can pretty much confirm that very very few schools in Pakistan have counsellors, so I don’t know what Shoaib is trying to prove here especially when you controversiaoly his pretty low middle class upbringing? Success isn’t easy to avail.

Shoaib sells the drama

The chapter towards the end named Dressing Room is so funny I laughed out loud: Flamboyant players like Yuvi and Kohli have been managed well and we have made the most of their talent. Preview — Controversially Yours by Shoaib Akhtar.

And times i couldn’t help but laugh out loud. While Shoaib tries to be as akytar as possible about various controversial issues such as ball tampering he alleges that every bowler tampers with youra ball on account of dead trackshis chronically recurring knee, rib and hamstring injuries instances of tubes sticking out of his knees controverrsially a surgery and injections being administered directly into the knees are revelatoryelements of such frankness and honesty are unfortunately masked in the maze of vain glorious self-praise.