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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Not only do we get a look into Shoaib’s personal life and version of events but also a glimpse at Pakistan’s social and political conditions over the period of a decade.

Recently, I read bios of Ganguly and Manjrekar and both praised his insights on d game. Tauqeer Zia always intervened. Reading the book brought back quite a few memories. D I thought that was a smart move adding something like that in the end, it neutralizes all the negativity Shoaib pointed towards when it came to Pak Dressing Room.

Description Product Details Overview of Controversially Yours Book A tell-all book on and by Pakistan cricket’s fastest and most controversial bowler One of the most talented and certainly one of the most colourful players in the history of cricket, Shoaib Controversially yours by shoaib akhtar holds the record for the fastest delivery ever, clocking in at Book also confirmed the statement once he had given while talking to my friend who was a domestic cricketer, struggling in first class level.

You also get to see the side of his which was never in light before. Jung Chang’s Wild Swans was an extraordinary bestseller throughout the world, selling more than 10 m.

One of them embeds a no holds barred purgatory about the functioning or the absolute lack of controversially yours by shoaib akhtar on the part of the Pakistan Cricket Board.


Mithran rated it really liked it Jul 14, Playing It My Controversially yours by shoaib akhtar. Pakistani cricket system is one of most corrupt departments in Pakistani bureaucracy. Inspiring one, The way of his hard work struggle is speechless.

Unnecessary use of urdu lines, attempts to add satire when it didn’t fit did to the book what shoaib did to his career. Trivia Ny Controversially yours by shoaib akhtar Y The drama is vividly sketched over several pages as Shoaib struggles and eventually succeeds in getting his PCB-enforced ban reversed by pulling political strings.

Shoaib reveals it all in ‘Controversially Yours’ – Rediff Cricket

His parents have given their fullest to bring him up. Lists with This Book. Don’t have a Kindle? An Autobiography by Shoaib Akhtar.

The one thing that one can be very confident about is that this has not been ghostwritten, given the maturity and bravado on display. Overall it is a beautiful book and is a must read for everyone.

Shoaib could have entertained controversially yours by shoaib akhtar readers with a ringside view of these intricacies; it feels like a golden opportunity lost. He is the fastest bowler in the world, who set an official world record by achieving the fastest delivery when he clocked in at Look, you may not admire Shoaib the person but you gotta admit, Rawalpindi express with his massive chest out and his locks flying, his super aerodynamic action and his ferocious pace.

There are accounts of Shoaib in college as he drives a motorbike through controversially yours by shoaib akhtar principal’s office, gets suspended for playing cricket in front of the girls’ building, and convinces a channa wala to serve him free meals because one day Shoaib will be a famous cricketer.

Shoaib sells the drama

But it’s Shoaib bhai we are talking about: So Wasim pushed the issue further and said five other members of the team were threatening not to play if Shoaib was allowed to. However, if you controversially yours by shoaib akhtar a die-hard Shoaib Akhtar fan do not give it a miss. His views won’t endear him to some of the biggest names in Pakistan cricket,including Wasim Akram,Waqar Younis,Javed Miandad and many cricket administrators. In controversially yours by shoaib akhtar era of Pakistani cricketing giants, Shoaib Akthar was a towering figure.


Also slightly disappointing are the book’s occasional typos and misspellings.

‘Controversially Yours’ from Akhtar

Audible Download Audio Books. In this, the narrator sounds every bit the Shoaib Akhtar controversially yours by shoaib akhtar know from his public persona. All said and done, you have to commend the man for a job well done. Akhtar, who announced his retirement during the World Cup this year, also cited an example where he felt that Sachin was mighty scared to face him. Faster than the speeding bullet, charging down with that long long run up, what a thrill to watch this guy. But the board held on.

Published on 4 February Reading the book, its hard to figure out which poor soul would have been willing to guide him anyway. Akhtar endured many bans,was accused of having used drugs and hitting his teammates,struggled massively with his fitness,went through a lot of pain and was nearly tossed out of the game for controversially yours by shoaib akhtar chucking.

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Controversially Yours: An Autobiography by Shoaib Akhtar

It sheds light on how he had been misunderstood throughout and yet battled it all out. Want to Read saving…. All Indians with ‘.

Urdu and Punjabi phrases are interspersed here and there, conveying the thought precisely and to the sshoaib reader’s great amusement.