Shoaib Akhtar is a former cricketer from Pakistan. He is recognised as one of the fastest bowler in cricket. He was born in Rawalpindi on August 13, 1975. He is also known by the name of 'Rawalpindi Express'. He started his journey in cricket with 1997 test match against West Indies. While he made his debut in ODI match in year 1998. On December 8, 2007 he played his last test match against India and on March 8, 2011 he played his last ODI. Apart from this, he created controversy by his misbehavior during 2005 test match in Australia and he also opposed Pakistan Cricket Board publicly.