Shoaib Akhtar is very keen to become India’s bowling coach if he gets an offer, Akhtar said that he would produce “more aggressive, fast & talkative bowlers” if he is given the chance to be India’s bowling coach.
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar said that he is interested in becoming India’s bowling coach if he gets an offer on the grounds that he is capable of training & producing “more aggressive, fast and talkative” pacers. Akhtar expressed his willingness in a recent interview on Social Networking App known as ‘Helo’. When asked if he would get an opportunity to be associated with India bowling unit in the future, he responded in a positive manner. India’s current bowling is Bharat Arun. “I will definitely become India bowling coach. My job is to spread knowledge. What I have learned is knowledge and I will spread it”, Akhtar said.
One of the fastest bowlers in the cricket fraternity added, “I will produce more aggressive, fast, and talkative bowlers than the current ones who will deal with the batsmen in such a way that you will truly enjoy it”.
He further said that he has always wanted to share his knowledge among budding cricketers and that he is looking to produce more fast & aggressive bowlers. He also added that he would like to “coach” Kolkata Knight riders which is IPL’s franchise. Akhtar was a part of the KKR franchise when he played the cash-rich league in the T20 league’s inaugural edition.
The former fast bowler also spoke about his friendly interactions with Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar in the 1998 series. “I had seen him but didn’t know how big a name he was in India. In Chennai, I got to know that he is known as a God in India.
“Sachin Tendulkar is a very good friend of mine. In 1998 when I bowled as fast as I could, the Indian public enjoyed my bowling. I have a big fan following in India”, Akhtar added.