Wasim Akram: Wasim Akram’s confession at the age of 56, party and drugs made him a fraud
The drug addict had completely dominated Akram. Along with his career, his personal life was also being affected by this. He admitted that his addiction to cocaine reached such a point that from there he began to feel that he could not live without it, but the death of his first wife Huma changed everything and decided that he would never use cocaine again. Will not consume
Wasim Akram is one of the greatest bowlers in the history of Pakistan cricket. He has more than 900 wickets in his name including ODI and Test formats. Akram talks about his addiction in his book, which also touches on the infamous match-fixing saga.
Akram writes in an excerpt from his book published by The Times that, ‘I loved going to parties. The culture of South Asia is such that you get dragged into the party. You can go to 10-10 parties in one night. This is the reason why these parties influenced me. My fame was starting to prove dangerous for me.
Akram writes that, ‘The worst thing during this period was that I became dependent on cocaine. I was so addicted to cocaine that I couldn’t do anything without it, but there came a time when I decided to quit. Cocaine made me unstable. It made me a cheater. Huma lived quite alone during this time. She wanted to move from England to Karachi. So that he can stay away from his parents but I did not want this.
Please tell that Wasim Akram is seen doing commentary after his retirement from cricket. At the same time, he is also going to be seen in a Pakistani film soon.