Mohammad Akram

  • Stay fit or face pay cuts: PCB warns Pakistan players September 11, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistani players who are centrally contracted to the cricket board could lose 25 per cent of their salary if they fail to match fitness levels prescribed by the National Cricket Academy (NCA). Mohammad Akram, the head coach at the NCA said that this week most of the contracted players and...
  • Mohammad Akram removed as bowling coach, made selector April 24, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday removed Mohammad Akram as the bowling coach of the national team while giving him the fresh responsibilities of being a member of the national selection committee and head coach at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. As expected, Akram, a former Test pacer, was removed...
  • Pakistan bowling coach Mohammad Akram faces axe April 23, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan bowling coach Mohammad Akram is facing the axe with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) looking to build up a new support staff for the 2015 World Cup. Reliable sources in the board have told PTI that there are strong indications that Akram will be removed as the bowling coach...
  • Any team can win the Asia Cup: Pakistan bowling coach Mohammad Akram February 20, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistan's bowling coach Mohammad Akram has said that the upcoming Asia Cup in Bangladesh will be a tough assignment for all teams and not just archrivals India but minnows Afghanistan too can pose serious threats on batsmanfriendly conditions. Akram, a former Test pacer who has been given a new twoyear...
  • Mohammad Akram awarded twoyear contract as Pak bowling coach February 9, 2014

    Karachi: The PCB in a surprise move has awarded a twoyear contract to the national team's bowling coach Mohammad Akram. The former fast bowler, who has been working with the team since late 2012, has mostly been given shortterm contracts that were renewed accordingly. But a reliable source in the board told...
  • Pak bowling coach under fire after South Africa debacle March 3, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan's bowling coach Mohammad Akram is likely to face the heat after the lacklustre showing by the pace attack in their recent 0-3 drubbing in the Test series against South Africa. Sources close to the team have claimed the bowlers have little respect for Akram and primarily don't take...
  • Terror crackdown: 17th suspect arrested in Bangalore September 2, 2012

    The Bangalore Police on Sunday arrested another man from the city in connection with the ongoing terrorrelated arrests. Mohammad Akram, 22, was arrested as he tried to flee the city on Saturday night, the police said. ...
  • Terror crackdown: One more arrested from B'lore September 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bangalore Police on Sunday arrested another man from the city in connection with the ongoing terrorrelated arrests. Mohammad Akram, 22, was arrested as he tried to flee the city on Saturday night, the police said. The police added that extra security measures were in place to ensure the...
  • Mohammad Akram appointed Pak's bowling coach August 26, 2012

    Lahore: Former Test cricketer Mohammad Akram has been appointed as Pakistan's bowling coach for a period of one year. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) director, Intikhab Alam told reporters at the Gaddafi stadium here that the 38yearold Akram will be supervising a level four coaching course and join the squad in the...
  • PCB to announce new bowling coach soon: PCB August 24, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board chief Zaka Ashraf has said that a new bowling coach for the national team will be announced within this week. "We will take a final decision in a day or two about the new bowling coach," Ashraf told reporters in Lahore on Thursday. Pakistan has been hunting...
  • Is Mohd. Akram the new Pak bowling coach? August 19, 2012

    Lahore: Confusion prevailed over appointment of Mohammad Akram as the new bowling coach of the Pakistan team with a PCB official denying any such development even as the news appeared on a cricket website on Sunday. The news, credited to sources, had appeared on a cricket website that Akram had been...