Wasim Akram gathers adorable wishes on his 56th Birthday

Wasim Akram, the former Pakistani cricketer who is yet one of the greatest fast bowlers world cricket ever has produced, has turned 56 today as the cricketing fraternity has loaded social media with Happy Birthday Wishes for him.

On his big day, the generous fan line-up, his mates, friends, and cricket experts from across the globe have shared their rememberings with Akram, and the memories of how he used to swing the bowl to confuse the rival batters.

The historic records of Wasim include being the highest wicket-taker from Pakistan in International Cricket, and the only left-arm fast bowler with the most number of wickets (916), scoring the most number of runs in a Test inning at eighth position (257*), smashing the most number of sixes in a Test inning (12), and many more. Surprisingly, most of Wasim Akram's records are yet unbeaten. 

No Pakistani bowler from modern-day cricket is close to his feat of 916 international wickets as his bowling partner Waqar Younis closed his career on 789 wickets. Wasim also holds the record of picking most wickets at a single venue, as 122 of 916 scalps were taken at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, UAE.

The cricketer retired from international cricket in 2003 but left an ever-lasting impact that the youth still idolizes him. Here are some of the Twitterati wishes for the King of Swing.

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