This Pakistani Speed Star, known as Rawalpindi express, was born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on 13 August, 1975. He is thought to be the first bowler in the history to exceed the 100 miles. shoaib Akhtar could bowl in both ODI and Test cricket over 100 miles/hour (160 kmh). He has the ability to turn the match any stage which made him an influential bowler of Pakistan. He is skilled in swing both side and also in reverseswing. Swing is the movement of the ball after pitching with the help of wind. His test bowling average is 25.69 whereas his ODI average is 23.54. He can not be regular in the field because of his injury from the earli8er of his career.