1 Feb 2024
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt also turned out to be a fan of former Pakistan captain and the pace maestro, Wasim Akram.
A video circulating widely on social media captures Munna Bhai MBBS actor showering praises on Pakistan cricketing legend.
Speaking on the sidelines of an event in Dubai, Sanjay Dutt said: "I feel honorued to be invited here with Waseem Bhai, he is my brother whom I have known for many years."
"He is one of the greatest cricketers I have seen in my entire life and he is the God of cricket,” the actor added.
On this occasion, he commended Wasim Akram's bowling, especially his reverse swing, saying that “everyone was afraid of his reverse swing.”
"Wasim bhai ki reverse swing se sab darr jatay thay" 🔥🔥— Farid Khan (@_FaridKhan) January 31, 2024
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt praising Wasim Akram in an event in Dubai 🇮🇳🇵🇰❤️pic.twitter.com/CUiRWcHRVm
Wasim Akram, widely recognised for his exceptional fast bowling, is also enshrined in the ICC Hall of Fame, which is a testament to his mastery.
He achieved the rare feat of two hat-tricks in both Tests and ODIs, amassing a total of 414 wickets during his magnificent career representing Pakistan in 104 Test matches.
The Sultan of Swing, who led Pakistan in the 1996 and 1999 World Cups, took 502 wickets in 356 ODIs.
Earlier, Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt had also expressed his admiration for cricket legend Javed Miandad when the two collaborated in the Lanka Premier League (LPL).