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Not Sachin Tendulkar or Rahul Dravid: Shoaib Akhtar reveals the most difficult batsman he's faced

The legendary fast bowler said that Inzamam Ul Haq was the toughest batsman to dismiss ever

Prabhjeet Singh Sethi 30 August 2016, 6:17 PM
Meet the fastest ever -- Shoaib Akhtar

Meet the fastest ever -- Shoaib Akhtar Image: Getty

Shoaib Akhtar left even the best of batsmen around the world quaking in their boots. Even Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Ricky Ponting failed to read his stinging deliveries. Well, there's enough proof on Youtube. But, according to him, there's one batsman who gave him the jitters.

Nope, its not what you think. Not Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid or even Steve Waugh.

Accordin'g to Shoaib, the most difficult batsman he's bowled to is Inzamam-Ul-Haq. Shoaib spoke on a show hosted by legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram, where he said that Inzi was the toughest batsman to dismiss ever. He further added that Inzamam's footwork was exceptional and he was quick enough to read his deliveries.

Inzamam Ul Haq

Let's take a look at how Shoaib Akhtar has wreaked havoc with his deliveries.

An example where Ricky Ponting was scared to face Shoaib Akhtar

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