Here Is Why Shoaib Akhtar Celebrated Every Wicket He Took By Flying With Open Arms

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2:30 pm 10 Aug, 2017


Shoaib Akhtar is renowned for being one of the fastest bowlers of the world whose lethal pace of bowling was a reason of fear among many batsmen around the world. It is for his super fast bowling that the cricketer is also known as ‘Rawalpindi Express’. The imposing pace of his balls even saw batsmen retiring hurt from the ground on a number of occasions.

Shoaib Akhtar celebrated every wicket he took by flying with open arms Sportsnewsonweb


Apart from his extraordinarily fast balls, Akhtar is also known for his unique way of celebrating a wicket by flying with open arms. Recalling his ‘trademark’ style, the cricketer took to Twitter to explain the reason of celebrating taking of a wicket in a flying way. In his tweet, he revealed that he wanted to be a fighter pilot more and has an endless love for jets and that is why he was seen flying with open arms every time he took a wicket.

Have a look at his tweet here:

Shoaib Akhtar happened to recall his style and shared his love for jets with tweeple as he saw three fighter planes flying over his house. Here are the tweets by Shoaib Akhtar that express his fondness for fighter jets:

There is no doubt that Shoaib Akhtar has played remarkably well during his career and therefore has a huge fan following, not only in Pakistan but across the world, including India. Upon knowing the reason behind his flying like a free bird every time he took a wicket, his fans and followers could not hold their excitement and love for him in their tweets. Have a look at some of the most amazing responses to Shoaib Akhtar’s tweet: