Rawalpindi KRL Stadium renamed As Shoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium

Shoaib Akhtar speechless after Rawalpindi stadium renamed in fast bowler’s honour

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Taking to the popular social media site Twitter, the 45-year-old shared the news saying, “Humbled and honoured to share that the historic KRL Stadium in Rawalpindi has been renamed as Shoaib Akhtar Stadium.”

Rawalpindi’s “historic” KRL Stadium has been renamed after former pacer Shoaib Akhtar  and the fast bowler is lost for words after it was named in his honour.

The former pacer, taking to Twitter, said: “Humbled and honoured to share that the historic KRL Stadium in Rawalpindi has been renamed as Shoaib Akhtar Stadium.”

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“Today and every day I wear the star on my chest with pride. Thank you, Pakistan. Zindabad,” Akhtar added.

The fast bowler has represented Pakistan in 47 Tests, 163 ODIS and 15 T20Is and has taken 444 wickets in total.