Rawalpindi Express to quit international cricket

Pakistan quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar has declared that he will retire from all type of cricket right after the World 2011.Akhtar is considered to have advised group buddies of his final decision at exercise and is planned to hold a media convention soon after Thursday.

Shoaib Akhtar  for his very long run up and capability bowl at great speeds – made his first appearance for Pakistan back in the late nineties.Shoaib Akhtar featured in just 46 Tests though, getting 178 wickets, but found the rigours of  5 day cricket difficult on his body.

However, Paceman has played in 178 ODI  for his state, collecting 247 scalps with a very best of 6/16. His economy level is also remarkable, with it presently standing around perfectly under 5 an over.Despite being affected by his physical fitness after leg surgical treatment in Australia 2 yrs back, he was still picked in Pakistan’s 15 player group for the World Cup 2011.

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