Shoaib Akhtar: Controversially Yours October 8, The first thing you realise when you read Shoaib Akhtar’s autobiography is that much of the media. 23 Sep Shoaib Akhtar stirred up a major controversy when he launched his autobiography — Controversially Yours — here on Friday. The Pakistan. 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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Honestly though, I didn’t lose any respect for him despite this. Though he was suffering from asthma and he was flat footed. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I enjoyed it a lot.

All Indians with ‘. You also get to see the side of his which was never in light before. For instance Akhtar never forgot street vendor and tangah driver who had helped him in early of his career. His passion, enthusiasm and might I add the typical Leo personality When I picked this book up I had expected to read it like a tabloid.

His book is filled with stark contradictions, no one helped him but there are quite a few named by him who have helped in with their time and money in the same book; seniors never groomed him but there seem to be controversially yours by shoaib akhtar seniors like Majid, Waqar controversially yours by shoaib akhtar Imran encouraging him in his own words at other places in the book; BCCP never helped him but the Chairman sent him to Australia to get his suspect bowling action certified.

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The book’s tone is sometimes conversational, sometimes argumentative, with seamless transitions into languid storytelling one minute, breathless rhetoric the next. My elder sister and maternal uncle quit eating for couple of days.

Controversially Yours: An Autobiography

Most recent shoaig reviews. Your jaw may drop. Reading the book, its hard to figure out which poor soul would have been willing to guide him anyway. Otherwise, you will be disappointed with controversially yours by shoaib akhtar book just as you were with Shoaib Akhtar whom I expected to be one of the greatest fast bowlers the world has ever seen. What else can you expect from the big, fast and controversial Rawalpindi express! Born in poverty and surmounting the odds to play for Pakistan,the story he tells is an inspiring one.

Nov 28, Waqar Ahmed rated it liked it. KAR’ Attitude and all who were offended by it should read. Second last chapter “Where do we go from here” is sad, made be feel bad about the state of cricket in Pakistan.

She fontroversially us that she won’t die but she did and so as Pakistan lost against Bangladesh WC He respects Brian Lara a lot, and he loves his game. Apr 19, waqar ahmad controversially yours by shoaib akhtar it really liked it.

It was nice to hear things from his perspective I wish he had had the sense to edit some of these vile comments from controversially yours by shoaib akhtar book but then it wouldn’t exactly make it controversial would it?

‘Controversially Yours’ from Akhtar

Published on July 31, Insights into controversially yours by shoaib akhtar greatest spells in Colombo and New Zealand are missing and what we get instead are his run-ins with his teammates,coaches,umpires and PCB. He does go on about the hard times faced and his physical condition, but controversially yours by shoaib akhtar does give a lot of insight into his own life and by extension into the state of Pakistan cricket in the last couple of decades.


Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Caught my brother’s interest from page one. Allah has given us both a gift and a curse and the curse is that we will never be valued by our own whether we are in politics or sports,” he alleged.

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The thing is that coming from a low background helped him rise above the competition. I am from Rawalpindi and this book was double special for me. The inside jokes between the actual living legends of cricket, the sort of knowledge only experience can reveal- this controversially yours by shoaib akhtar was an eye opener.

Sponsored products related to this item What’s this? One person found this helpful. It not only tells us about the ups and downs of the world’s fastest bowler but also describes situation of cricket in Pakistan. Add to Wish List Compare this Product. Refresh and try again.