Wasim Akram, Former Pakistan Captain And Fast Bowling Legend, Reveals He Was Addicted To Cocaine

Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram

The former Pakistan captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram has admitted to being addicted to cocaine. BBC reports that the 1992 World Cup winner said this in an interview with the Times.

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Wasim Akram revealed these revelations in his upcoming autobiography. He also captained Pakistan to the final of the 1999 ICC World Cup and is widely regarded as the best left-arm fast bowler in cricket history.

While working as a television pundit around the world, the 56-year-old began using cocaine.

In 2009, Akram’s first wife Huma died of a rare fungal infection.

The culture of fame in south Asia is all consuming, seductive and corrupting. I went to 10 parties a night, and I did. Huma’s last selfless, unconscious act was curing me of my drug addiction. Akram told The Times that that way of life ended, and she has never looked back.

Huma’s first wife Akram tried to keep this part of his life a secret at first.

When I was offered a line at a party in England, my use grew steadily more serious, until I felt I needed it to function.

During this time, Huma often talked of wanting to move to Karachi to be nearer her parents and siblings. I was hesitant to accept her request.

As for why? Akram was quoted as saying, “I liked going to Karachi on my own, pretending it was work when it was really about partying for days on end.”

The Pakistani bowler picked up 414 wickets in 104 Tests, the most for any Pakistani bowler. Additionally, he picked up 502 wickets in 356 One-Day Internationals.

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