Pathan once again turns to Akram for tips

Published: Wednesday, May 25, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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London:India's pace spearhead Irfan Pathan who made his county debut a few days back, has once again sought the advice of former Pakistan fast bowling great Wasim Akram to work out problems in his bowling which had led to a pretty ordinary series by him against Pakistan in the recent home series.

The Pakistan daily-The News carried a report which said that the Baroda lad, who had turned to Akram for tips when he toured Australia in 2003-04, was seemingly concerned over his recent bowling form and had called on the Pakistani bowling legend to get pointers on how to bowl on English pitches during his country stint for Middlesex.

It may be noted that Pathan collected a meager six wickets in the recent Test series against Pakistan, with each wicket costing him 68.3 runs and had featuried in only one of the six One-dayers.

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